Sustainability > Water

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.

Impacts of unconventional gas production on water resources

24 October, 2018

Groundwater contamination could be among many possible impacts of unconventional gas production.

WA water industry recognised for saving billions of litres

01 May, 2018

WA Water Minister Dave Kelly has recognised the top savers in the Water Corporation's non-residential water-saving programs.

Water technology could combat Western Sydney heatwaves

04 December, 2017

Could a fountain save a life? New research has found that installing more water features — including public fountains, ponds and mist — in Western Sydney could reduce the mortality rate during heatwaves by almost 50%.

Strategic directions for the water industry

13 June, 2017

Customer education, infrastructure modernisation and the use of data analytics will be key tools to overcoming the water industry's perennial challenges posed by ageing infrastructure, according to the '2017 Strategic Directions: Water Industry Report' released in the US.

Inaugural Women in Water event held in Victoria

03 April, 2017

Victoria's water sector is embracing gender diversity with the inaugural Women in Water event, held recently in Traralgon and attended by over 150 women from across the local industry.

Embrace innovation at Ozwater'17

17 March, 2017

The Australian Water Association's international water conference and trade exhibition, Ozwater, will be held from 16–18 May at ICC Sydney.

Mental mind shift for sustainable water

08 November, 2016

The water industry has an opportunity to do more for sustainable growth using technology that is already currently available.

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