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New initiative to sustain dwindling water resources

01 August, 2007

Australia’s International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM) has launched an important initiative to help tackle the water crisis head-on – a post-graduate program to train the new leaders who will spearhead the management of our scarce water resources.

Water sustainability project underway in Gippsland

31 July, 2007

The Gippsland region of Victoria is embarking on a new era in water sustainability with construction underway on the Gippsland Water Factory project.

Water China 2008 and PVP China 2008

13 June, 2007

The largest Chinese trade fair for the Water Industry, the Water China/PVP China, in Canton (Guangzhou), will be held 4-7 March 2008.

Sustainability Victoria grant awarded

04 June, 2007

Warrnambool Cheese and Butter has received a $990,000 grant from the Sustainability Fund, a Victorian government initiative managed by Sustainability Victoria, for its salt and water reduction and re-use strategy.

Graduate students showcase design ideas for a sustainable future

31 May, 2007

Among the exciting line up of graduate student work to be exhibited at the Society for Responsible Design ChangeX 2007 exhibition, will be a number of eco-friendly designs including an environmentally sound shower system for the homeless, a system for upgrading storm water for local use and a combined system for domestic grey water recycling that also monitors water saving.

South Australia's water industry leaders revealed

30 May, 2007

Five leading South Australian water industry businesses and one committed individual were recognised at the 2007 Water Industry Alliance Awards.

Water-saving device

20 December, 2006

A large quantity of water is wasted from hot water outlets while waiting for the hot water to arrive. Using the Aqua-technique water saver system, this water is re-circulated, saved and reused, so that it is not lost.

$20 million to go towards water saving devices

07 June, 2006

The Beattie Government has made $20 million available to local Councils to stage water audits and to install water saving devices.

Western Australia joins Nation Water Initiative

06 June, 2006

Ken Matthews, Chairman of the National Water Commission, has welcomed the signing by Western Australia of the National Water Initiative (NWI).

Sustainability in wine making

03 June, 2006

As a wine business operating in the rural environment of the Barossa Valley for more than 150 years, Yalumba understands the significance of sustainability

Innovative approach to water saving

18 April, 2006

Like many Australians, millions of Britons are reeling from water restrictions.

Saving water sweetens bottom line

03 April, 2006

Snow Confectionery is implementing a world first in vacuum pump technology - designed to reduce water consumption by 50% and save seven million litres of water every year

Seminar to highlight water-saving alternatives

07 February, 2006

Water recycling and sustainable housing will be hot topics at a Central Queensland University hosted water seminar to be held in Rockhampton, Central Queensland, on Friday February 17.

New look McDonald's uses less water

03 February, 2006

Arterra, the landscape company responsible for creating a new exterior for a McDonald's Restaurant, has installed water saving features in almost every part of the landscape

Energy and water saving in NSW

19 December, 2005

One of the NSW government's water and energy savings initiatives is for certain categories of high water and energy users (as well as state agencies and local councils) to be required to prepare Savings Action Plans setting out measures to save water and energy. This approach is designed to improve water and energy efficiency in New South Wales and encourage cost-effective investments.

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