SA Water aims for $0 net electricity costs by 2020

23 January, 2018 by

SA Water plans to reduce its demand on the grid and increase its renewable energy generation and storage capacity, in an ambitious plan to achieve zero net electricity costs within the next three years.

Rheem upgrades manufacturing facility following deregulation

23 January, 2018 by | Supplied by: Rheem Australia

Rheem Australia has unveiled its newly upgraded manufacturing facility in Rydalmere, Sydney. The $40 million upgrade was opened by Minister for the Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg.

Desalination to the rescue

23 January, 2018 by Dr Peter Harrop, Chairman | Supplied by: IDTechEx

The world has very little fresh water and it is running out. At tens of billions of tonnes yearly, the fresh water of the ice caps is falling into the salty sea, which is already 97% of the world's water.

Smart cities with water and energy efficiencies

19 January, 2018 by

A future smart cities project in Western Australia that involves academic, infrastructure and technology partners will assess how cities can use blockchain technology and data analytics to integrate distributed energy and water systems.

Self-primer ideal for sea water at Daydream

18 January, 2018 by | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

A seawater pump was needed at Daydream Island to pump filtered sea water to the Living Reef on the North Side of the Daydream Island Resort.

SCG water stations are a hit with cricket fans

10 January, 2018 by | Supplied by: Sydney Water Corporation

Sydney Water and the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust have installed 12 new permanent water stations at the SCG, enabling cricket fans to obtain free water in an effort to encourage better health and a better environment.

Philippines water purification plant gets an upgrade

11 December, 2017 by

De Nora Water Technologies is partnering with JFE Engineering to upgrade the biggest water purification plant in the Philippines, which supplies water to approximately six million people in Metropolitan Manila.

Barangaroo set to export water

08 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Lendlease

With a projected production of more than 200 million litres annually, the recycled water plant at Lendlease's Barangaroo was officially opened today.

Hydroflux HUBER joins with EPCO Australia

05 December, 2017 by

The Hydroflux Group of water treatment companies has announced the launch of Hydroflux Epco — a brand combining wastewater innovator Hydroflux HUBER with EPCO Australia, one of Australia's longest standing water companies.

ABB ACQ580 water drive

29 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The ABB580 is an all-compatible drive for water and wastewater from ABB. Created exclusively for the water industry, the robust, compact drive can be wall mounted or cabinet built and features built-in pump application functionalities.

Smart water metering with NB-IoT

01 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: WaterGroup Pty Ltd

Water conservation consultancy WaterGroup has announced the launch of its NarrowBand Internet of Things (NB-IoT) ultrasonic, intelligent water meters.

Consortium contracted to deliver water supply pipeline to Broken Hill

24 October, 2017 by

A consortium comprising John Holland, MPC Group and TRILITY has been awarded the contract to design, build, operate and maintain a 270 km steel water pipeline that will deliver water supply security for the people of Broken Hill.

How can farmers improve soil performance?

23 October, 2017 by

A new report has found that soil retains water better if practices that increase levels of soil carbon are used in farming.

Water security: how does Melbourne meet its future water needs?

17 October, 2017 by Melanie Collett | Supplied by: Aecom Australia Pty Ltd

Sustainability Matters asked AECOM's Water Resource Practice leader, Melanie Collett, about future urban water security challenges from a local perspective.

Call for papers now open for 2018 Irrigation Australia conference

17 October, 2017 by

The 2018 Irrigation Australia International Conference, to be held from 13–15 June at ICC Sydney, has opened its call for papers.

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