Yakka Basin retardation basin construction under way

Earthworks for construction of the Yakka Basin retardation basin in North Shepparton are under way. Contractor, Apex Earthworks, are excavating and stockpiling the soil off-site, with construction of drainage works and a stormwater pumping station to follow.

The Yakka Basin retardation basin will improve flood control for the Numurkah Road/Hawkins Street/Ford Road area in addition to providing an attractive community area.

The works are programmed to be completed early July.

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