Red Hill Waste Management Facility

PUBLIC NOTICE- Red Hill Waste Management Facility Construction Project-Controlled Detonations Schedule

The EMRC is currently undertaking a construction project of storage ponds at its Red Hill Waste Management Facility.

The initial stage of this construction requires the removal of caprock via a series of controlled detonations, which began in January 2018.

The blasting program will be carried out on the following dates and times contained in the table below. Please note that these are subject to change depending on the contractor’s progress. 

Blast No.

Date

Day

Time

1

13/02/2018

Tuesday

4.45pm-7:00pm

2

15/02/2018

Thursday

4.45pm-7:00pm

3

17/02/2018

Saturday

4.45pm-7:00pm

4

20/02/2018

Tuesday

4.45pm-7:00pm

5

22/02/2018

Thursday

4.45pm-7:00pm

6

24/02/2018

Saturday

4.45pm-7:00pm

7

27/02/2018

Tuesday

4.45pm-7:00pm

8

1/03/2018

Thursday

4.45pm-7:00pm

9

3/03/2018

Saturday

4.45pm-7:00pm

10

6/03/2018

Tuesday

4.45pm-7:00pm

11

8/03/2018

Thursday

4.45pm-7:00pm

12

10/03/2018

Saturday

4.45pm-7:00pm

13

13/03/2018

Tuesday

4.45pm-7:00pm

Please be informed that the sound and vibration levels of the blasts are within the permitted restrictions as per the licence granted by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) and monitored by the Contractor.

 Also for additional public safety, residents should be aware that during each blast the Red Hill site will be closed and secured.

 Notice-Ends

EMRC operates the Red Hill Waste Management Facility on behalf of six member councils - Town of Bassendean, City of Bayswater, City of Belmont, City of Kalamunda, Shire of Mundaring and City of Swan.

The facility is located about 12 kilometres north-east of Midland, on the south side of Toodyay Road and east of the Darling escarpment.

The waste facility uses modern techniques and principles of sanitary landfill design and operation, including leachate collection and methane gas capture.

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Location and opening hours

Red Hill Waste Management Facility
Phone (08) 9574 6235 or (08) 9574 6447
Fax (08) 9574 6300
Address 1094 Toodyay Road
Red Hill WA 6056
Postal PO Box 234
Belmont WA 6894
Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 7.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday, 8.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday, 10.00am - 4.00pm

Closed Christmas, Good Friday  and New Year's Day

Info Asbestos must be on-site prior to 3.30pm each day.


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