Australian technology provider EnviroSuite has discovered through an independent cost assessment that effective odour management can save single urban water utility sites up to $900,000 per year.
At the 2017 National Infrastructure Awards, utility company SUEZ received the Operator & Service Provider Excellence Award for its work with Water Corporation at the Perth Seawater Desalination Plant (PSDP).
Water scarcity already affects every continent. Around 1.2 billion people — or almost one-fifth of the world's population — live in arid areas with water shortages. Another 1.6 billion people — one-quarter of our global population — face water shortages as a result of climate change.
A numerical tool for designing Water Sensitive Cities — a concept closely aligned with water wise cities — is creating demonstrated impact in places like the City of Unley, Adelaide.
To remove taste and odour compounds at Sung-Nam Water Treatment Plant, Xylem provided a complete advanced oxidation processes (AOP) system.
The first water from the Victorian Desalination Plant, located in the seaside town of Wonthaggi, has begun to flow into the Cardinia Reservoir.
Construction is now underway on the next round of Tasmanian Irrigation projects, which aim to support regional development and sustainable growth in Tasmania's irrigated agriculture sector.
The In-Situ Aqua TROLL 600, distributed by Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a customisable and powerful multiparameter water analysis instrument. It combines water quality sensors with smartphone mobility to collect and analyse users' data.
A new report from the Australian Water Association looks at the current issues surrounding water infrastructure funding and considers ways in which new funding models present serious business opportunities for investors.