This case study presents the planning, design and operation of water recycling facilities at the Melbourne Tennis center and Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Melbourne and Olympic Parks precinct is Australia's premier sports and entertainment provider; home to hundreds sporting, cultural and entertainment events, most notably The Australian Open Tennis Grand Slam. As part of the overall masterplan ? a number of stormwater harvesting schemes have been developed to supply the non-potable water demands for irrigation and toilet flushing within the precinct.
Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) with financial assistance from State Government completed the works at Yarra Park as part of a comprehensive Draft Yarra Park Masterplan, designed to greatly improve the parkland. As part of the plan, an underground water recycling plant has been installed to secure essential non-potable water for use in Yarra Park, the MCG and Punt Road Oval.