Wicks Reserve Biofiltration

Contek excavated and constructed the 1700 kL Wicks Reserve Bio-filtration Basin which was the first and largest in Australia at the time. This project garnered wide acclaim from industry and environmental bodies.

Main Scope:

• Earthworks
• Bio-infiltration basin
• Rocla CDS GPT& diversion pit
• Sedimentation basin
• Above ground tank
• Diversion pipes
• Concrete boardwalk on concrete piles
• Irrigation system& toilet system
• External filtration devices



• United Nations Earth Day sustainable Water Project Award
• Stormwater Victoria, excellence Award
• Civil Contractors Federation Category 1 Award

Client: Knox City Council
Contract value: $600,000
Completion: 2012