Milestone reached for Logan Village water reservoir
Published: 23 March 2018
A new water reservoir being built at Logan Village to cater for the area's fast-growing population is one step closer to completion.
A concrete slab for the Travis Rd reservoir – the second at the site – was poured earlier this month, and Logan City Council City Roads and Water Committee Chairman Councillor Phil Pidgeon said it was a mammoth task for the Logan Water Infrastructure Alliance (LoganWIA).
"We're future-proofing water supplies for the Logan Village and Yarrabilba communities by not only building this new reservoir, but also by doing earthworks for a third reservoir that is planned for construction by 2031," Cr Pidgeon said.
"The first reservoir at the site holds three megalitres, and this new one will hold six megalitres, so we'll be storing the equivalent of almost four Olympic swimming pools at the site very soon."
About the slab pour:
- There are 245 cubic metres of reinforced concrete in the slab.
- Fifteen concrete trucks visited the site 36 times to deliver concrete. The first concrete truck batched at 4.18am and the last one batched at 9.19am.
- A 48m concrete boom pump was used to pour the concrete.
- Twenty-four workers were involved in pouring, finishing and testing the slab.
- It took five hours to pour the slab, and another three hours to finish the concrete after it was placed.
- The LoganWIA collected 54 samples to test the slab's quality.
The new reservoir will be completed later this year.