Water

Hach RTC (Real Time Control) water treatment systems

20 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Hach Pacific Pty Ltd

Hach's RTC (Real Time Control) solutions are complete off-the-shelf systems that adjust treatment processes in real time. Standardised RTC modules can be combined and configured to deliver a holistic water treatment optimisation solution, tailored to plant-specific requirements, which will improve compliance and reduce operating expenses.


Improving agricultural efficiency with the IIoT

12 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric recently worked with WaterForce, a provider of irrigation solutions in New Zealand, to develop a cloud-based Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) mobile control solution. Built on Microsoft Azure and Azure IoT technologies, the system enables farmers to operate irrigation pivots with greater agility, efficiency and sustainability.


ANU saves with smart water metering

30 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: WaterGroup Pty Ltd

Australian National University had over 180 water monitoring devices installed across its network in August 2016.


Itron expands smart island project in Tonga

15 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Itron Australasia Pty Ltd

Technology and services company Itron has signed a contract with the Tonga Water Board to deliver its OpenWay Riva IoT solution for water.


Dwyer Instruments Model L8 Flotect liquid level float switch

01 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Dwyer Instruments (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Model L8 Flotect liquid level float switch features a leak-proof body and float constructed from tough, durable polyphenylene sulfide, which has good chemical resistance.


Better odour management can save water utilities $900K a year

15 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: EnviroSuite Pty Ltd

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.


The Vortab Company Vortab Elbow Flow Conditioner

05 May, 2017 by | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The Vortab Elbow Flow Conditioner nearly eliminates flow meter upstream piping requirements by conditioning the flow stream into a flow regime, mimicking adequate straight run.


Perth desal plant recognised for infrastructure excellence

13 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: SUEZ

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 drives water efficiency

07 April, 2017 by Tony Arnel, Global Head of Sustainability, Norman Disney & Young | Supplied by: Norman Disney & Young

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.


Modelling best placement of green infrastructure to reduce urban heat

01 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: CRC for Water Sensitive Cities

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.


Advanced oxidation process for taste and odour removal

30 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Xylem Water Solutions Australia Ltd

To remove taste and odour compounds at Sung-Nam Water Treatment Plant, Xylem provided a complete advanced oxidation processes (AOP) system.


SMC HYG hygienic cylinders

24 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

The hygienic cylinder from SMC's HYG range uses guided rod cylinders and offers high performance when used in machine applications, especially where hygiene needs to be considered.


Desalinated water starts flowing in Victoria

20 March, 2017 by

The first water from the Victorian Desalination Plant, located in the seaside town of Wonthaggi, has begun to flow into the Cardinia Reservoir.


Federal funding for Tasmanian irrigation projects

08 March, 2017 by

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.


In-Situ Aqua TROLL 600 multiparameter sonde

06 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

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.


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