Water Corp Contract Award
Baldja are delighted to announce the award of the Canning Dam Guard Valve replacement project. Baldja’s scope comprises of the following activities:
- Removal of redundant valves and pipework
- Installation of 4 off guard valves and connected MSCL piping, required to fit the new valves in place.
- Civil and mechanical preparation and installation of pipes, fittings, valves, actuators, control systems.
- Lighting, including new circuits and relocation of existing lighting fixtures.
- Civil works including new drainage, stairs, padwork and fencing footings.
- Supply and installation of all comms and instrument cabling and associated equipment
- Installation of new (Extended) fibre optic ring
- Upgrade and extension of existing security works on Site including fencing, PIR detectors, DGPs, security lights, cameras and sirens.
Canning Dam is a 66 m high concrete gravity dam concave in shape with a crest length of 466 m. It is located on Canning River approximately 40 km south-east of Perth, and supplies water to the Integrated Water Supply Scheme (IWSS). The dam construction commenced in 1933 and was completed in 1940. Remedial works at the dam, which included post-tensioned anchor works, was completed in 2001.
The electrical and mechanical works include the installation of valves, associated MSCL piping and structural steel in the valve house. Works include, but not limited to:
- Installation of 4 off DN1050 flanged guard valves
- Installation of rigid SS hydraulic lines from guard valves to hydraulic control cabinet
- Install DN100 Sluice Valves
- Install associated instrumentation and control
- Electrical and communications cabling
- Decommissioning of existing valve control cubicle
- Decommissioning of existing changeover panel
- Modifications to existing valve house Distribution Board
- Replace and relocate lighting fixtures
- Supply and install 30 emergency lights in the dam gallery
- Supply and install all power cables, GPOs and required lighting
- Installation and termination of fibre connections
- Removal and replacement of aging grid mesh and support platforms.
Baldja director, Frank Mitchell has said “This is a fantastic scope to showcase Baldja’s full M&E capability. We can leverage our skills, experience and relationship with the Water Corporation in order to deliver the works in a professional manner.”
Baldja continue to commit a percentage of ongoing project margins to our Aboriginal Apprenticeship Program, ensuring new opportunities are created for Aboriginal people.
The package is scheduled to be completed in January 2021.