Melbourne’s MOS Biofilta delivered the civil, landscape and water sensitive urban design elements for Melbourne’s MOS project. It is an iconic and ambitious project that has given new life to an old asset – Melbourne’s Main Outfall Sewer. Landscape was delivered with our sister company, Australian Ecosystems. A short video on the overall project has[…]

Biofilta Goes Bigger Than Ever

Biofilta Goes Bigger Than Ever Following our recent Williams Landing MOS project, Biofilta’s latest stormwater project is nearing completion in Doncaster, Melbourne. This is our largest above ground bioretention planter to date and the numbers are huge: 850m2 planter treating an urban catchment around 50ha in size. Approximately 8,500 plants in 875m3 of our specialised[…]

Heritage Melbourne Infrastructure and Innovative Stormwater Harvesting

MOS Stormwater Harvesting, Williams Landing from Biofilta Pty Ltd on Vimeo. Biofilta along with a range of industry partners delivered an innovative stormwater harvesting system and community asset on top of Melbourne’s heritage listed Open Sewer. The Melbourne Open Sewer (MOS) was decommissioned in 1993 and a section in Williams Landing has been brought back[…]

Rain Garden Rejuvenation

Biofilta recently completed a rain garden rejuvenation project for the City of Greater Geelong in Drysdale. The existing basin was completely overgrown with weeds, clogged and had design issues with short circuiting of flow, overflow causing erosion and no sediment collection. The team of Biofilta and Australian Ecosystems removed the existing material, replaced the media[…]

Biofilta is one of Melbourne’s Top 64 inventions…ever!

By embracing innovative design, Melbourne is pioneering sustainable city living with an expanding population. One of these innovations is being showcased on the world stage on the touring BlackBOX design exhibition. The system developed by Melbourne company Biofilta Pty Ltd, is helping to transform cities into water catchments.  Mr Marc Noyce, co-inventor and Biofilta CEO said “We are[…]

Smart Infrastructure in the World’s Most Liveable City

City of Melbourne and Biofilta featured in US Metropolis Mag Guide to the World’s Most Liveable Cities. “Some of Melbourne’s oldest open spaces are working hard beneath the surface, housing major water-harvesting infrastructure thanks to the City of Melbourne and Biofilta. Last February, one of the largest system—two underground tanks that hold a total of[…]

Townsville Recreational Boating Park, Queensland.

Biofilta has completed a stormwater harvesting, treatment and recirculation system for Townsville City Council at the Townsville Recreational Boating Park (TRBP). The Biofilta System was selected by the Townsville City Council due to its spatial efficiently reducing the required WSUD footprint from 3,200 sq. metres to an above ground footprint of only 360 sq. metres whilst meeting[…]