Babbage Oceania Dairy – Canterbury


Babbage Oceania Dairy, Canterbury


$3 Million

Project type:

Plant Capacity:
1750m³/day (potable water) & 300m³/day (demineralised water)

Customer Need

The aim of this project was to design, build and commission a fully operational and complete water treatment system to provide potable Water and demineralised water from a bore water source. The supplied drinking water had to meet all current NZ DWS requirements. The provided demineralised water had to meet the requirements of BS2486:1997 (Treatment of water for steam boilers and water heaters). To provide the requested water the plant had to be equipped with various filters, reverse osmosis package, chlorine dosing package and demineralisation package.

What We Did

Nature of the engagement on the project FILTEC was the main contractor at this project with an electrical subcontractor. FILTEC project managers successfully managed the mechanical installation team, the equipment suppliers and the electrical and automation subcontractors. The mechanical fabrication and installation was undertaken in house, by a FILTEC fabrication team.

The Results

The system met all required performance tests and tests after completion.