Sewer Vent Solutions

SVSR has full capability in sewer vent solutions and custom steel fabrication services. We have decades of industry experience and the know-how and attitude to get the job done. We collaborate with your engineers for first-class design, fabrication and installation of sewer vent shafts, vent cowls and odour filters. We utilise robust and proven processes to streamline workflow, maintain quality and ensure every SVSR project is fully compliant with Sydney Water, council and industry standards.

Expert consultation and design


Show us any plan and we will recommend the best design for the job. We modify sewer vent shaft plans and design innovative vents and cowls for long-term reliability. It’s called experience. Decades of it.

We can meet you on site to scope the project and project manage every step to give you the end result you need – a quality job, delivered on time, that meets water authority compliance standards.

We provide detailed design advice, odour/gas assessment and condition assessment of existing vent shafts, helping you plan your maintenance budget. Our services include:

  • Assessment of drawings to ensure suitability and feasibility of fabrication
  • Site estimation prior to design sign-off
  • CAD drawings in multiple formats for bespoke metal fabrication
  • Flexible solutions to meet architectural briefs
  • Offer of alternatives to suit job specs.

High quality fabrication


We deliver top quality steel fabrication, thanks to our in-house expertise and robust processes. We’ve been doing this for more than 25 years and there is nothing we haven’t seen.

Our team’s knowledge and expertise ensure we use only the best materials and welds for the job.

Our metal fabrication secures you maximum asset life and minimal on-going maintenance costs. And because we manufacture in-house, we guarantee a fast and efficient job.

Our fabrication process includes:

  • Material certificates for all components
  • NATA qualified testing as required by the Water Authority
  • Compliance with Sydney Water bead blasting finishing standards to Ra 3.5 – 4.5
  • Coating to WSA 201. PUR_B system for preparing, priming and painting assets
  • Availability of a selection of multiple colours and finishes on request e.g. powder coating
  • Continual upgrading of machinery, tools and processes
  • GMAW, GTAW and MSAW welding to NATA assessed procedures & qualifications
  • 316 stainless steel fabrication
  • On-site manufacturing of all sewer vent components – shaft, base, reo cage, rag bolt assemblies and vent shaft cowls.

As a local manufacturer, we always have a buffer of critical components in stock.

We know that you’re facing time and budget pressures in your project so we are flexible and responsive. We get you what you need, when you need it.

Installation, removal, relocation


Our team is highly skilled and licensed in the installation, removal and relocation of sewer vent shafts. We are across all Sydney Water, regional council and other water agency requirements.

Man removing the concrete vent

Our installation services include:

Installation of new sewer vent shafts

For urban development projects or ‘Greenfields’ estates, we partner with you on the design, fabrication and installation of new or existing sewer vent shafts. We have been in this industry for decades and adapted to every transformation. This is our core business and our standards are second to none.

Renewal of existing sewer vent shafts

This is a cost-effective option for infrastructure and asset owners with minimal ongoing maintenance required. We have demolished and replaced thousands of vent shafts across NSW for councils, Sydney Water and other water agencies throughout Australia.

Demolition and relocation of sewer vent shafts to a new site

An important part of the development process is relocating existing infrastructure or establishing a temporary installation of a sewer vent shaft. SVSR can advise on asset location requirements, carry out project coordination as well as conduct on-site works to ensure important assets are protected whilst meeting community, water agency and developer requirements.

End-to-end project management


We work collaboratively with project engineers and Sydney Water constructors for the smooth installation of sewer vent shafts, vent cowls and odour control units. We maintain strict compliance and quality control by overseeing end-to-end project management.

Every site brings new challenges and we have the experience and know-how to provide practical solutions. Compliance and safety are our top priorities. We offer:

  • Flexible scheduling to adapt to project changes and demands
  • A focus on compliance – Environmental, Quality and Safety
  • Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS), Inspect and Test Plan (ITP), Corrosion
  • Methodology and WSHE documentation.

“Given the hazardous nature of the job, I was very pleased your team took their WH&S responsibilities very seriously and carried out their work accordingly. They did a superb job in a difficult work environment, to a level beyond what I expected. I was thoroughly impressed with their initiative and goodwill.” ~ Paul MacDonald, Manager Waste & Recycling Services, Campbelltown City Council

Equipped for every project


We’re experts in sewer ventilation – with the tools to get the job done.

We have a custom metal fabrication shop. And our mobile workshop is fully equipped to handle any challenges a site throws at us. We also have a fleet of cranes for safe delivery and sewer vent shaft installation.

  • 4 tonne Maeda Mobile Crawler Crane (SWL 3.8 tonne)
  • 3 tonne Maeda Mobile Crawler Crane (SWL 2.9 tonne)
  • Isuzu delivery truck with 8m wheel-base
  • Isuzu work truck (13 tonne GVM) with Hiab fitted

“When contracting other companies, it can be a struggle having to oversee their work; however, SVSR gets the job done without question.” ~ Adrian Rodriguez, Suir Excavations

Research & development


We are committed to innovation and we collaborate with the industry in sewer vent shaft, vent cowl and odour filter design. We do this by:

  • Allocating research and development spend
  • Collaborating with research institutions and research partners
  • Offering student internships in relevant skill areas
  • Upgrading equipment
  • Improving inventory management and operational processes
  • Building innovative industry-based partnerships through our membership of the Southern Strength Agile Manufacturing Network and Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre.

Our R&D process has resulted in the design of market leading vent shaft cowls. We provide innovative solutions by adapting existing products to comply with project demands or developing unique designs, driven by site environments.

Our collaborations with industry and academic experts include UNSW and Nandin Innovation Centre (ANSTO).

Our projects include research into sustainable odour control.

SVSR is the industry leader in sewer vent shaft, vent cowl and odour filter design, fabrication and installation. Contact us to discuss your project.

News & Projects


SVSR now offering custom metal fabrication

Like most Australian manufacturers, SVSR has faced significant challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s also provided us with a unique opportunity to harness our expertise, and redefine and strengthen our business. We’re pleased to announce that we are expanding our services to include general, sheet metal and custom metal fabrication – across all industry sectors.

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WSAA design guidelines update and sewer ventilation

SVSR has a broad knowledge of wastewater networks, sewer ventilation and changing practices across the wastewater industry. Currently, the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) is in the process of updating the Sewage Pump Station Design Guidelines. Here’s our guide to help designers, constructors and asset managers (the potential changes and what they mean for our regional, council and commercial customers).

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SVSR delivers Ferrycarrig Sewer Vent Installation Project

SVSR specialises in high-quality and compliant sewer vent installation, fabrication and design, for Sydney Water, regional councils and major names in construction and civil infrastructure. One of those clients is Ferrycarrig, a leading Sydney provider of large and complex utilities and civil infrastructure. Here’s what the project involved.

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29 Shepherd St, Liverpool
NSW 2170

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