We are responsible for the management and operation of the sewerage system that serves Queanbeyan. This includes the:
- Queanbeyan sewerage collection network and pumping stations
- Morisset and Jerrabomberra sewerage trunk mains; and
- Queanbeyan sewage treatment plant.
The QSTP is located on the banks of the Molonglo River in Jerrabomberra ACT. Treated effluent from QSTP is discharged to the Molonglo River approximately 9 km upstream of Lake Burley Griffin.
It provides treatment to a catchment that includes urban, light commercial, light industrial and some rural residential properties, including the NSW neighbourhoods of Crestwood, Jerrabomberra, Karabar, Queanbeyan, Queanbeyan East, Queanbeyan West, and Greenleigh, and the ACT suburb of Oaks Estate.
The Queanbeyan sewerage collection network includes a gravity collection system with 15 pump stations, approximately 286 km of pipeline and two major trunk mains that convey sewage to the QSTP.
Googong Township has its own water recycling plant. Googong will continue to be served by its own sewage collection and treatment system, which is completely independent of the Queanbeyan sewage system.
The Queanbeyan sewerage collection network and location of QSTP. QSTP also treats sewage collected from the Icon Water sewage collection network within Oaks Estate.