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Northern Pipeline Inter-connector Project - Stage 2

Project overview*

EIS statusApproved with conditions
Description A 48-kilometre, bi-directional water pipeline that, together with the first stage of the pipeline, can transport up to 65 megalitres of water per day either way from the Sunshine Coast to Brisbane.
Proponent Southern Regional Water Pipeline Company Pty Ltd (formerly LinkWater Projects, now trading as Seqwater).
Location/s Landers Shute Water Treatment Plant, Eudlo, to the Noosa Water Treatment Plant, near Cooroy. Map
Local government/s Sunshine Coast Regional Council
Key features
  • 30-metre-wide pipeline corridor
  • largely underground waterpipeline
  • four pump stations
  • one balance tank
  • two water quality boosting facilities

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Completion of project

The project has been completed and is operational.

Environmental impact statement process

19 July 2011 Coordinator-General's conclusion of the change report of July 2010 (PDF icon 857 KB) released.
27 January 2011 Proponent's project change application withdrawn. Letter from proponent to Coordinator-General (PDF icon 43 KB)
22 July 2010 Coordinator-General's report on project change (PDF icon 299 KB) released.
29 April 2010 Proponent's project change application submitted. Cover letter from proponent to Coordinator-General (PDF icon 127 KB)
12 February 2010 Commonwealth Minister for the Environment's approval of controlled action, subject to conditions. More information
6 November 2009 Coordinator-General's report on EIS (PDF icon 2.61 MB) released.
10 August 2009 to
September 2009
Public consultation on Supplementary SEIS. Comments were invited from:
  • members of public who made submissions on the EIS
  • surrounding property owners
  • advisory agencies.
17 January 2009 to
9 March 2009
Public consultation on EIS.
9 January 2008 Terms of reference for EIS (PDF icon 488 KB) released.
3 November 2007 to
5 December 2007
Public consultation on draft terms of reference for EIS.
24 October 2007 Project deemed a controlled action by Commonwealth Minister for the Environment. More information
5 September 2007 Project referred to Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.
21 September 2007 Gazettal of 'significant project' declaration (PDF icon 178 KB).
7 September 2007 Application, including initial advice statement (PDF icon 555 KB), submitted.

Read more about the EIS process.

Further information

For more information, visit the proponent's Northern Pipeline Interconnector - Stage 2 web page.

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Last updated: 26 Oct 2023