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171 Collins greywater recycling with Green Star credit

BarrierGWTP at 171 Collins St

The prestigious 171 Collins St development in Melbourne, Victoria , the new global headquarters of BHP Billiton, is a highly sustainable workplace.


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6 Star Rating – Green Star


By applying world leading ESD principles, 171 Collins Street provides long-term efficiencies and healthier, better quality working environments for tenants. The building has achieved the Green Building Council of Australia’s Green Star 6 Star Office Design and remains committed to achieving a 6 Star Office Design As-Built rating. The building’s impressive environmental credentials are the result of a range of forward thinking initiatives and advanced design technology.

Building Features

  • 9 Storey atrium for natural light
  • Floor to ceiling double glazing
  • Ceramic frit to reduce heat gain and glare
  • Dedicated waste storage area for separation, collection and recycling
  • Advanced rainwater and grey water reuse system
  • Highly flexible under floor air conditioning
  • Integrated lighting and security
  • Low VOC and formaldehyde emissions
  • End of trip facilities including bicycle storage, showers, lockers, drying-room and bicycle tyre air-refill station
  • Destination controlled lifts

Waterform Technologies was contracted to design and build a cutting edge grey-water recycling plant. With our a BarrrierUF GreyWater Range a perfect fit for the job, the plant was engineered to deliver consistent performance irrespective of influent variances.

BarrierUF Greywater Recycling plant

BarrierUF Greywater Recycling plant at 171 Collins St.

There is no question greywater recycling has its challenges – many building services managers would testify to that – with plants dotted around our cities simply turned off. But not this one! 

Now operational for over 2 years, and maintained under a managed services contract, this greywater accounts for an 0.5 Greenstar credit for 171 Collins St, a premium tick of approval.

Water recycling, water reuse, water reclamation or however you wish to describe it – Waterform Technologies has the runs on the board when it comes to solving clean water scarcity.

Download our Barrier GWTP Greywater brochure HERE or simply fill out the form below for more information!