Fremantle Drainage and Pipes for Fremantle

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WHAT IS HAPPENING?

Between May and November 2021, we will continue work to upgrade the drainage network around Phillimore Street in Fremantle. This work is essential in order to increase the storm water capacity in the area and reduce the risk of flooding and damage.

In March 2021, we completed all work involved in renewing the ageing water pipes in Fremantle.

To sign up for weekly project email updates on Fremantle Drainage, click here.

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE

Street

Estimated timing

Fremantle Drainage:

Stage 1 - Peter Hughes Drive within Fremantle Port Authority


May to November 2021


Stage 2 - Market Street and Phillimore Street intersection

Week of 10 May to week of 31 May 2021


Stage 3 - Market Street between Short Street intersection and 25m south along Market Street.

Week of 10 May to week of 31 May 2021
Stage 4 - Phillimore Street
Mid July to October 2021

Stage 5 - Phillimore Street, within Public Transport Authority premisesMay to October 2021
Stage 6 - Peter Hughes Drive, within Fremantle Port Authority premisesMid June to October 2021
Pipes for Fremantle:

High Street – Henry to Market Street

21 May to 5 July 2020

High Street – Henry to Roundhouse

24 June to 24 July 2020

Essex Street

27 July to 5 September 2020

Essex Lane

27 July to 5 September 2020

Leake and Cantonment St

27 July to 9 October 2020

Marine Terrace – Cliff to Essex

7 September to mid November 2020

Nairn Street

7 September to 9 October 2020

Norfolk Street

5 October to mid November 2020

Marine Terrace – Essex to Suffolk

29 September to 20 November 2020

High Street reinstatement
High Street closed from Wednesday 24 February to Friday 5 March 2021
22 February to 16 March 2021

We will generally work between 7.00 am and 5.00 pm from Monday to Saturday.

FREMANTLE DRAINAGE STAGES OF WORK 2021

FREMANTLE WATER PERKS

To take part in Fremantle Water Perks to win monthly prizes and support businesses! Visit the dedicated webpage for more information.

HOW TO USE THIS PAGE

Project updates can be found directly beneath this section. For specific information related to businesses or Fremantle Water Perks, scroll to the very bottom of this page if viewing on mobile, or navigate through the column to the right of this page if viewing on desktop.

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

Between May and November 2021, we will continue work to upgrade the drainage network around Phillimore Street in Fremantle. This work is essential in order to increase the storm water capacity in the area and reduce the risk of flooding and damage.

In March 2021, we completed all work involved in renewing the ageing water pipes in Fremantle.

To sign up for weekly project email updates on Fremantle Drainage, click here.

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE

Street

Estimated timing

Fremantle Drainage:

Stage 1 - Peter Hughes Drive within Fremantle Port Authority


May to November 2021


Stage 2 - Market Street and Phillimore Street intersection

Week of 10 May to week of 31 May 2021


Stage 3 - Market Street between Short Street intersection and 25m south along Market Street.

Week of 10 May to week of 31 May 2021
Stage 4 - Phillimore Street
Mid July to October 2021

Stage 5 - Phillimore Street, within Public Transport Authority premisesMay to October 2021
Stage 6 - Peter Hughes Drive, within Fremantle Port Authority premisesMid June to October 2021
Pipes for Fremantle:

High Street – Henry to Market Street

21 May to 5 July 2020

High Street – Henry to Roundhouse

24 June to 24 July 2020

Essex Street

27 July to 5 September 2020

Essex Lane

27 July to 5 September 2020

Leake and Cantonment St

27 July to 9 October 2020

Marine Terrace – Cliff to Essex

7 September to mid November 2020

Nairn Street

7 September to 9 October 2020

Norfolk Street

5 October to mid November 2020

Marine Terrace – Essex to Suffolk

29 September to 20 November 2020

High Street reinstatement
High Street closed from Wednesday 24 February to Friday 5 March 2021
22 February to 16 March 2021

We will generally work between 7.00 am and 5.00 pm from Monday to Saturday.

FREMANTLE DRAINAGE STAGES OF WORK 2021

FREMANTLE WATER PERKS

To take part in Fremantle Water Perks to win monthly prizes and support businesses! Visit the dedicated webpage for more information.

HOW TO USE THIS PAGE

Project updates can be found directly beneath this section. For specific information related to businesses or Fremantle Water Perks, scroll to the very bottom of this page if viewing on mobile, or navigate through the column to the right of this page if viewing on desktop.

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  • Fremantle Drainage update

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    Project update

    To improve Fremantle’s stormwater capacity and prevent flooding and damage in the future, Water Corporation’s authorised contractor, DM Civil, is upgrading the drainage network in Fremantle.  Work planned for 2021 will take place in stages:


     

    When is this happening? 

    Work re-commenced to upgrade the Phillimore Street and Market Street drain networks in May 2021. The project is scheduled for completion in November 2021. Construction will take place in a staged approach as per the below schedule. Work will generally take place Monday to Saturday between 7am and 5pm. You will receive at least 48 hours notice if work is carried out outside of these hours.  

    We will update you at the end of 2021 regarding the timing of the Cliff Street work.

     

    Stage

    Timing (2021)

    Stage 1 – Dewatering area and site office

    May to November 

    Stage 2 – Intersection of Market Street and Phillimore Street

    Complete 

    Stage 3 – Market Street between Short Street and 25m south of Short Street.

    Complete 

    Stage 4 - Phillimore Street 

    Mid July to October

    Stage 5 – Phillimore Street, within Public Transport Authority premises

    Week of 31 May to October

    Stage 6 – Peter Hughes Drive, within Fremantle Port Authority premises

    Week of 14 June to October 

    *These timings are subject to change. To stay up to date on timing, please register for weekly email updates by emailing Lara.Fox@watercorporation.com.au(External link). 

     

    What are the impacts? 

    Increase in noise, dust, vibrations, and activity in the area 

    Unfortunately, construction work means an increase in noise, dust, vibrations and activity in the area from personnel, vehicles and machinery such as generators, excavators, pumps and cranes.

     

    Night work

    We will notify customers impacted by night work at least 48 hours in advance.

     

     

    Traffic management

    There will be road closures, detours and traffic management in place during this work. Traffic management details will be shared with impacted customers in advance. If you would like to stay up to date about the traffic impacts, please email Lara.Fox@watercorporation.com.au(External link) to register for regular email updates. 

     



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