Sewer Bypass in Queensland - TDG Environmental

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Sewer Bypass in Queensland

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TDG Environmental were asked to undertake an emergency sewer bypass, so Council crews could complete repairs on a critical sewer main in QLD. Our responsive team worked around the clock for 10 days, with 29 different employees attending the works. Showcasing our capacity, we were able to mobilise crew members from all over south east Queensland to respond to this emergency within 2 hours of being notified.


  • Mitigate peak traffic with staggered starts.
  • Optimize hot seating through crew transportation to and from depots.
  • Manage fatigue by securing a mini-bus for transportation.

The outcome

  • Reaction time – mobilisation to site
  • Strong subcontractor loyalty and support
  • TDG Environmental’s ability to problem solve on the fly
  • Maintained 10 hour break between shifts – fatigue management
  • Delivered the works safely in the timeframe required
  • Adjusted to meet the client’s needs forming a formidable partnership
  • Proven track record with sewer reactive and maintenance work





Project Highlights

  • Equipment & Personnel were mobolised to site within 2 hours, staying on scene for 10 days
  • TDG Environmental ’s ability to ramp up immediately and execute work safely and efficiently over an extended period of time
  • Using our Superior Kaiser Technology, combined with our 22,000l Semi Tankers we were able to tanker away the inflows with minimal equipment, managing the risk profile, whilst being cost efficient for the customer.

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