Aquatic Reserve, Echuca

  • Project typeOpen spaces
  • Project value$432,500
  • Project scheduleStage 4 - Design / Stage 5 - Construction
  • Completion Date31 October 2023
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This project aims to enhance and upgrade the Aquatic Reserve for the benefit of the community and events.

The key project elements are:

  • Stormwater and lagoon health improvements
  • Accessible and shared paths with town linkages
  • Safety improvements including path balustrades, path lighting and landscaped exclusion zones
  • Event services including 3 phase electrical connections, path and space lighting and drinking water tap points 
  • Sheltered accessible BBQs, picnic settings and seats
  • Improved irrigation and landscaping
  • Feature lighting including flood lighting and up-lighting of trees

This project is being developed in stages:

Stage 1 - Aquatic Reserve Infrastructure and Service Plan - endorsed by Council in 2016.

Stage 2 - Business case - Completed in 2020.

Stage 3 - Preliminary design - Completed in 2021.

Stage 4 - Detailed design and planning permit - Currently underway.

Stage 5 - Construction - Grant funding has been provided for stormwater improvements through the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning's Intergrated Water Management Grants Program. These works are scheduled to be completed by October 2023.

Stage 6 - Construction - Construction of the paths, lighting, 3 phase power, landscaping, BBQs and picnic facilities are subject to obtaining further funding. 

Location

Aquatic Reserve, Echuca 3564  View Map

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