This latest contract means that Interflow is the only contractor to have continuously worked on the SRP program since its inception and continues the company’s lining works with Sydney Water, which commenced in 1991. This lining project, secured by Interflow’s central region, plus large diameter lining and coating projects secured by the company’s Man Entry division, plus the network civil works contract secured by the civil division, means that Interflow is now providing Sydney Water with services from all areas of its business.
The Sydney Water SRP contract for the rehabilitation of carrier lines (300 mm to 750 mm diameter) is particularly challenging, especially given the high flow rates of sewage that flow through these lines and the need to mitigate the associated environmental, safety and community related risks. Interflow is ideally placed to execute this work given its extensive experience and its choice of product. One of the great benefits Interflow offers in executing this work is that the pipelines do not generally need to be by-passed during lining. Another significant challenge associated with the carrier package in this contract is the need to seal the junction connections with a short form liner. Interflow has invested heavily in the development of its innovative Interfit product and is uniquely placed to offer a solution for sealing junctions in all carrier sizes.
The importance of this to Interflow is summarised by Managing Director Geoff Weaver. “Interflow’s long standing relationship with Sydney Water is highly valued. Throughout our relationship, Sydney Water has continually and proactively sought solutions to ever more challenging situations to which Interflow has always responded to. This has been beneficial to both parties and driven the industry forward in several areas.”
Interflow has a proud history of success working in the Australasian pipeline rehabilitation industry and its name has become synonymous with delivering high value, innovative solutions for its clients. Interflow has been at the forefront of the industry in Australasia and has grown to be one of the largest specialist pipeline renewal contractors in the world, currently employing almost 300 staff, with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Auckland.Article continues below…
Interflow has a product range suitable for almost every size, shape and situation. The cornerstone of our product offering is the Rib Loc range of spiral wound lining products. These products are used in circular pipelines from diameters 150 mm to over 3,000 mm. Augmenting these lining solutions are the following products:
- Interfit: Award winning junction sealing product.
- Interflex: Lateral lining solution.
- Interchem: A range of coating treatment for maintenance holes and structures.
- Interpatch: A spot repair solution.
Interflow can also offer solutions for non-circular pipelines and has developed the Interline family of products for box sections and has solutions for ovoid pipelines.
Interflow looks forward to embracing the challenges of its Sydney Water contracts and continuing to enhance its long standing relationship by leading the industry in providing solutions to tomorrow’s challenges.