The Glenelg Wastewater Treatment Plant has recently undergone a $31 million upgrade as part of SA Water’s $240 million Environment Improvement Program.
The upgrade, which involved the introduction of an innovative biological process known as Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) will reduce nutrients discharged from the plant into the Gulf St Vincent.
Environmental benefits from the Glenelg Environment Improvement Program have been achieved through:
Some wastewater from the plant is recycled to irrigate areas in Adelaide’s coastal suburbs.
You may also want to find out more about the Glenelg to Adelaide Park Lands Recycled Water Project which is an exciting initiative using recycled water from the plant.