Work has begun on $6 million in wastewater improvements across Sydney, with piping work at the Concord Submain beginning after work was completed on the Thornleigh, Waverley-Woollahra and East Hills Submains recently.


The work was welcomed by Mr John Sidoti, Member for Drummoyne, and Mr Charles Casuscelli, Member for Strathfield.


“This work is a substantial investment in delivering high-quality wastewater services that protect public health and the environment,” Mr Sidoti said.


“It will improve the performance of the wastewater system for thousands of homes, reducing the risk of overflows and ensuring the people of Sydney have a safe and reliable service.”


Mr Casuscelli said the work was due for completion by the end of the year, with crews currently working from Queen Street, North Strathfield to Railway Parade, Burwood.


“This investment shows the commitment of the NSW Government to provide high quality and reliable services to the community.”


This essential work is part of Sydney Water’s SewerFix program to improve the wastewater system and protect public health and the environment. From 2012-2016, Sydney Water will spend $400 million on its 23,000 kilometre wastewater network.