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Award win for Australia's irrigation farmers

19 August, 2010

The National Water Commission has congratulated the winners of the Peter Cullen Eureka Prize for Water Research and Innovation on their outstanding contribution to water science.

OneSteel receives new sustainability licence

19 August, 2010

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has presented OneSteel with South Australia's third EPA Sustainability Licence.

YHA NZ gains first backpacker network CEMARS certification

19 August, 2010

YHA New Zealand has become the first backpacker hostel network in the world to achieve CEMARS (Carbon Emissions Measurement And Reduction Scheme) certification.

‘Smart’ water-quality sensor network wins iAward

10 August, 2010

A smart sensor network that is monitoring the quality of drinking water in south-east Queensland has earned CSIRO one of the Australian ICT industry’s highest accolades.

DuPont launches 2010/2011 DuPont Australia and New Zealand Innovation Awards

03 August, 2010

DuPont Australia has launched its 2010/2011 DuPont Australia and New Zealand Innovation Awards, a biennial event designed to recognise the commercialisation of outstanding science and technology in Australia and New Zealand.

Visy recognised with 2010 Australian Business Award for Environmental Sustainability

03 August, 2010

Visy has received the 2010 Australian Business Award for Environmental Sustainability for the extension and upgrade of its pulp and recycled paper mill at Tumut.

Brisbane's Willawong bus depot wins top gong

28 July, 2010

Brisbane City Council’s Willawong bus depot has taken out the state's highest sustainable architecture award at this year’s Australian Institute of Architecture Queensland Awards.

Victorian pressure sewerage project recognised

06 July, 2010

South East Water and its ‘us’ - Utility Services Alliance has received international recognition for its Flinders and Shoreham Pressure Sewerage project.

Frankston City Council water conservation initiatives recognised

23 June, 2010

Frankston City, located approximately 40 kilometres south of Melbourne, has been announced as the winner of the Water Conservation Category of the Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria Sustainable Cities Awards held in Melbourne.

Sustainability award finalists' innovation recognised

15 June, 2010

Organisers of this year’s Enviro Conference and Exhibition have announced the finalists for a national competition to find Australia’s most cutting-edge sustainable innovation. The winner will be announced at the event, which is taking place from 21 to 23 July in Melbourne.

Concrete reinforcing product wins sustainable design award

09 June, 2010

A construction system used for reinforcing concrete in buildings has won the 2010 Award for Excellence in Sustainable Design in the Australian International Design Awards.

Coffs Harbour water reclamation plant recognised by IPWEA NSW

28 May, 2010

An innovative water reclamation plant in Coffs Harbour that meets the irrigation needs of the region, thereby conserving drinking water supplies, received the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia (IPWEA) NSW award for Recovering, Recycling and Reusing at an awards ceremony in May.

GHD engineer named one of Australia’s most inspiring

12 May, 2010

GHD mechanical engineer Andrew Bagnall has been named one of Australia’s Most Inspiring Young Engineers for 2010. The award is part of the 2010 Year of Engineering Leadership, an initiative of Engineers Australia, aimed at celebrating the achievements of motivated, inspirational engineers.

Water savers to be recognised in the 2010 savewater! awards

07 May, 2010

Water savers from around Australia and internationally are being called to enter the national 2010 savewater! awards to be acknowledged for their conservation achievements.

Minister congratulates Sydney Water for winning international award

05 May, 2010

The NSW Minister for Water, Phil Costa, has congratulated Sydney Water for winning the 2010 Public Water Agency of the Year Award at the Global Water Intelligence Conference in Paris.

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