The scope of the study is summarised below;
Review existing data and previous work,
Visit Carnarvon (1 day), inspect water system facilities and convene Stakeholder Workshop No 1 with representatives from Carnarvon Growers Association, Gascoyne Water Co-operative and DAFWA. Agree 3 – 4 possible system configuration options to be investigated.
Obtain and examine existing water quality data for artesian bore(s) incorporated within the study. Assess probable long term water quality and pumping heads.
Develop preliminary design details for the agreed options in terms of pre-treatment, desalination and other system modifications required (eg bores, pump stations, pipelines, tanks, etc). Develop simple summary plans for each option.
Develop capital and operating cost estimates for each option.
Develop a cost benefit analysis and possible governance model for each option.
Convene Stakeholder Workshop No 2 in Carnarvon and present findings. Obtain feedback including intangible pros and cons associated with each option and residual risks. Agree preferred option.
Compile summary report and issue.
Number of Pages
Carnarvon Artesian Basin, Desalination, Irrigation, Dam construction
GHD, Carnarvon Growers Association, and Gascoyne Water Co-operative. (2017), Carnarvon Artesian Desalination Feasibility Study. GHD, Perth. Report.
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