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The Cascades, Caroline Springs

This project involved the design and construction of a retention, filtration, and sedimentation wetland as part of the Caroline Springs development.

Quick Facts

Project Type Civil, Green, Community and Civic
Project Materials Concrete
Project Size Small
Completed Project Yes
Completion Date 2012

Map Location

Caroline Springs, Victoria

Project Team

Developer Lend Lease
Client SMEC
Builder Lend Lease
Architect Urban Edge Landscape Architects

Project Description

This project involved the design and construction of a retention, filtration, and sedimentation wetland as part of the Caroline Springs development.The Cascades is a series of narrow tiered hard edged precast concrete walled open water, sedimentation and wetland areas that connects the urban wetlands to Lake Caroline.

MacLeod Consulting was engaged to design and oversee construction of the precast and insitu concrete retaining walls and footings. Site inspections and management of the contractor’s quality documents ensured the project was completed to the highest standard before hand over to Melbourne Water.