Epworth Hospital, Richmond, VIC

The $350M re-development of the Epworth Hospital will provide world class facilities to ensure it meets the future needs of its patients by providing improved acute surgical, medical and rehabilitation care. The project will require demolishing existing hospital suites and adding accommodation for an extra 270 beds on several levels.

Project Design Brief

The hospital required new plumbing infrastructure, including a durable internal drainage pipe system, stable enough to withstand temperatures above 50ºC and provide a guaranteed long life-span.

ACO’s Solution

  • 110mm ACO Pipe®


  • ACO Pipe®has a low coefficient of thermal expansion at temperature variances between 10°C and 60°C
  • ACO Pipe®comprises a unique double lip seal on all joints ensuring added security for long term reliability
  • The ACO Pipe®System easily connects with existing HDPE systems to provide an adaptable solution

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