Sustainability > Water

Irrigation study reveals best strategy for SA tomato production

02 November, 2020

UniSA researchers tested different water sources on greenhouse-grown tomatoes, finding that recycled wastewater outperformed other contenders.


Applying the circular economy to water

28 October, 2020 by Kirsty Bauer*, Environmental Scientist at SMEC

The water industry is increasingly adopting an integrated approach that aims to optimise assets, improve catchment health and deliver better value for customers, but what is next?


AWRE 2020 reimagined online event

24 September, 2020

This year's Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo has been reimagined into a two-day interactive online event, set to run from 25–26 November.


Jellyfish and chips: sustainability on the takeaway menu

22 September, 2020

Research examining seafood sustainability suggests that jellyfish could become the fish to your chips on a new sustainable takeaway menu to help keep threatened species off the plate.


Rugged tech helps track source of marine litter

02 June, 2020

To efficiently collect and process data on the source of marine debris and litter, the Australian Marine Debris Initiative turned to Getac.


Addressing water scarcity: reduce, reuse, recycle

01 June, 2020 by Jason Lagowski*

To build resilience there needs to be transformative approach to the way we store, manage, reduce, reuse and recycle this precious commodity.


Automated system controls dust

13 May, 2020

An Italian excavation and recycling company got its dust problem under control using water cannons and a fully automated, site-wide management system.


Finding the right solution for PFAS remediation

13 January, 2020 by Jason Lagowski, Director – Remediation Technologies, Arcadis Australia Pacific

What to consider when face to face with a PFAS problem


E+H employees run for water access

24 October, 2019

Endress+Hauser employees have run and walked more than 2300 km to fund a water aid project in the Vietnamese province of Kon Tum.


Nothing fishy about Commonwealth-managed fisheries

09 October, 2019

For the sixth consecutive year, Australia's Commonwealth-managed fisheries have been deemed to be in good shape and fished sustainably.


Liquid courage: making beer more sustainable

12 September, 2019

Without compromising on hygiene, 4 Pines Brewing Company sought to make its beer more sustainable.


Coca-Cola announces $600K grant to tackle marine pollution

29 July, 2019

The Coca-Cola Australia Foundation has announced a grant focused on tackling marine pollution in Australia's coastal and inland waterways.


Farmers continue to embrace solar

22 March, 2019 by Dr Georgina Davis, Advisor Resources, Queensland Farmers' Federation

The agricultural sector is continuing to make significant investments in clean energy to decarbonise the economy.


Drone technology facilitates precision agriculture

28 February, 2019

Engineers at Monash University have developed a soil moisture mapping system using autonomous drone technology to improve paddock irrigation practice.


Shellfish recycling centre the first step to restoring our waterways

12 November, 2018

The 'Give Back to Habitat' initiative kicked off with the opening of the Moreton Bay Shellfish Recycling Centre.


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