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East Alligator district centre water supply assessment : Kakadu National Park



East Alligator district centre water supply assessment : Kakadu National Park

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D . Pidsley


Jamieson, M.; Pidsley, D.; Paiva, Jerome


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Technical Report ; 26/1991




Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).






Water-supply -- Northern Territory -- Kakadu National Park; Groundwater -- Northern Territory -- Kakadu National Park; Kakadu National Park (N.T.)

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Power and Water Authority

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Technical Report ; 26/1991


1 v. : ill., maps ; 30 cm.

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Technical Report WRD91026 Viewed at 15:07:48 on 29/07/2010 Page 97 of 107. WORKS TO CATER FOR A 30% GROWTH (Assuming this much water is available) PROVIDE NEW BORES CAPABLE OF PRODUCING 11. 2 L/ sec CONTINUOUS Same as for 10% " 5 (11.2/2.2=5) 5 x $43953 EQUIP NEW BORES Same as for 10% x 5 01.2/2.2=5) 5 x $142710 PROVIDE ADDITIONAL 926kL GROUND LEVEL STORAGE (3 x 304 kL tanks) Corrosion resistant tank materials 3 x $51'000 Ladders,level indicator 3 x $2060 Concrete base Erection 3 x 50 ,~u.m @ $300!cu.m 3 x 3 L.bourers @ $30/hr for 9 days Travel .allowance 3 x 3 labourers for 10 days @ $60/day Transport materials to site REPLACE RETICULATION TO CATER FOR INCREASED DEMAND Clear site of vegetation 5. topsoil & stockpile for restoration $2/line..u m x SllOm Excavate trench to 475mm depth,300mm wide (includes allow~~ce for road crossings) $8/line,al m x 5110m Fence excavation and prepare trench base $4/lineial m x SllOm Supply 100mm N.B. UPVC pipe $107/6m length x 852 lengths Lay,join,bed pip,. 5. compact bedding $lO/lin,.al m x 5110m Provide thrust blocks say 17 blocks @ $50/block Backfill trench $3/line<>1 m x 5110rn Supply & Place pipeline marker posts $75/post x 52 posts Pressure test main $l/line.al m x SllOm Flush/disinfect main $l/line,al m x SHOrn Restoration $3.50/Hneal m x SllOm Supply as constructed information TOTAL subtotal TOTAL COST TO CATER FOR 30% GROWTH 713550 153000 6180 45000 19440 5400 1500 230520 10220 40680 204.40 91164 SllOO e.SO 15330 3900 5110 5110 17885 1000 262989 1427000

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