Council commences construction of Yakka Basin

Greater Shepparton City Council is pleased construction of the new Yakka Basin located on Grenache Drive off Ford Road is set to commence on Tuesday 9 March.

The works, estimated at approximately $1.2 million, include construction of a retardation basin, pump station, access tracks and fencing.

The works will benefit the residential development of Pines Estate through appropriate drainage, storm water treatment and landscaping.

Greater Shepparton City Council Director Infrastructure Phil Hoare said, “Council is undertaking these works to support increases in stormwater runoff as residential areas continue to expand in the northern area of Greater Shepparton.”

“The Yakka basin is expected to take approximately four months to construct, with completion projected for the end of June. Council looks forward to the cooperation and patience of traders and residents in the area during the works,” Mr Hoare said.

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