PROJECT CASE STUDY - TARONGA ZOO


Job : TARONGA ZOO - GREAT SOUTHERN OCEANS EXHIBIT


Client : Taronga Zoo
Principal Contractor : Reed Constructions Pty Ltd
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Type of Treatment System:
Sand filtration, foam fractionation (protein skimmers) , ozone disinfection and UV steralisation.
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Description:
Taronga Zoo's expansive Great Southern Oceans exhibit, opened to the public in 2009 at a cost of $43.7 Million, it  provides an important and thrilling introduction to Australia's marine wildlife.

The new 1.2 hectare exhibit features Australian Sea Lions, Australian Fur Seals, New Zealand Fur Seals, Californian Sea Lions, Leopard Seals, Penguins and Pelicans live in unique displays, emulating their natural habitats and offering spectacular viewing for visitors.

The construction of the life support systems in the precinct comprising sea water and freshwater transport, distribution treatment, recycling and drainage facilities to connect the various areas of the precinct and plant rooms already existing; construction of sea water pools which retain approximately 2,500m3 of water and a pumping/filtration system delivering approximately 2600m3/hour; construction includes a new themed beach, boardwalks and water management services and connections to existing systems.

Protecting the environment.

Protecting the environment.

Protecting the environment.