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State Significant Infrastructure

Belmont Drought Response Desalination Plant

Construction and operation of a temporary desalination plant including: seawater intake infrastructure; desalination units; brine discharge via existing ocean outfall; electricity/water supply; ancillary works.

Current Status: Determination

Interact with the stages for their names

  1. SEARs
  2. Prepare EIS
  3. Arrange Exhibition
  4. Exhibition
  5. Collate Submissions
  6. Response to Submissions
  7. Assessment
  8. Recommendation
  9. Determination

Attachments & Resources

Notice of Exhibition (1)
Application (1)
SEARs (3)
EIS (18)
Submissions (18)
Submissions 2 (14)
Response to Submissions (4)
Agency Advice (7)
Amendments (19)
Additional Information (5)
Determination (3)

Approved Documents

There are no post approval documents available

Note: Only documents approved by the Department after November 2019 will be published above. Any documents approved before this time can be viewed on the Applicant's website.


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Project Details

Application Number
Assessment Type
State Significant Infrastructure
Development Type
Water supply & management
Local Government Areas
Lake Macquarie City
Determination date

Contact Planner

Rebecca Sommer