Southern Seawater Desalination Plant

Global reference of environmental commitment

Shared Value

Value for society

Selected by KPMG from the 100 most innovative infrastructure projects globally and also was awarded as the Desalination Plant of the Year at the Global Water Awards 2012.

Value for shareholders

The 25 year contract represents long term value. 

Value for people

Provides potable water to consumers in Western Australia. The plant represents a climate independent reliable source of potable water.



Water Corporation of WA

Concession Dates

2012 - 2037

Remuneration Scheme

Fixed + Variable Payments



Southern Seawater Desalination Plant

The Southern Seawater Desalination Plant site is situated on the coast between Binningup and Myalup beaches, 130km south of Perth and 66km south of Mandurah. The desalination plant produces 100 GL/yr. Drinking water from the plant is transferred to Perth’s Integrated Water Supply Scheme with brine being returned to the ocean through an array of diffuser ports offshore. The plant reliably and continuously produces high quality drinking water meeting stringent client requirements.









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