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Central Park Water welcomes NSW Minister for Water for a site visit

15 August, 2014

Joint venture developers of the $2 billion Central Park mixed-use precinct, Frasers Property and Sekisui House, yesterday morning (14 August) provided a construction tour of the water recycling facility while the plant is undergoing commissioning before becoming operational early next year.

Securing water supplies in WA

30 July, 2014

Representing the first public private partnership (PPP) for the West Australian water industry, the $300 million Mundaring Water Treatment Plant is designed to provide a secure and exclusive source of potable water for around 100,000 rural and town services in West Australia's Wheatbelt and Goldfields regions.

A mural for Unitywater's Ferny Hills reservoir

01 July, 2014

Unitywater has invited residents of the Brisbane suburb of Ferny Hills to paint a mural on the walls of their local water reservoir, in an effort to reduce graffiti.

Evoqua enjoys Singapore International Water Week

06 June, 2014

Evoqua Water Technologies attended Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) this week. As well as exhibiting its electrochemical desalination technology and other water treatment technologies for municipal, industrial and marine applications, the company partook in several activities.

Seqwater appoints new CEO

16 May, 2014

Seqwater - the Queensland Government statutory authority responsible for ensuring a reliable bulk water supply across South-East Queensland - has appointed Peter Dennis as its new CEO.

Water-free process for biodiesel production

21 March, 2014

Portuguese researchers are developing methods for purifying biofuels without the use of water.

Self-sufficient village in Sydney

28 January, 2014

Central Park Sydney is a $2 billion mixed-use urban village that is designed to maximise self-sufficiency through renewable energy sources and sustainable water supplies. Located on Broadway in the suburb of Chippendale, the village sits across a 5.8-hectare site with one-third dedicated to open space and the rest includes commercial, residential and retail developments.

State of the Water Sector Report 2013 released

05 November, 2013

The State of the Water Sector Report 2013 report was released yesterday by Deloitte and the Australian Water Association (AWA). The report was based on a survey of more than 1500 professionals working across Australia's water industry.

Mark Sullivan elected as new chair of WSAA board

04 November, 2013

Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) has announced the appointment of Mark Sullivan AO, managing director of ACTEW Water in the ACT, as the new chair of the WSAA board.

Sustainable water management in the mining industry

01 October, 2013 by Dr Paul Slatter*

Water shortages, vast distances and increasing water costs have mining companies, particularly in Australia, seeking cost-efficient and environmentally friendly ways to manage water supply on-site.

'Sensing City' project launched in Christchurch

27 September, 2013

The Sensing City project will see sensors installed in Christchurch to collect real-time information about how a city actually works.

Diving into the water industry

03 August, 2013

Having been the Chief Executive of the Australian Water Association (AWA) for just over a month, my steep learning curve on the water industry has become apparent. However, I do have a clear direction for where the association is heading and what we should be doing to assist the Australian water industry.

The future of sustainable living: what Australians want from their cities

02 August, 2013 by Peter Fagan, General Manager, Sustainability and Environment, MWH Global

Faced with continuing population growth, climate change and resource and financial constraints, governments around the world are introducing policies aimed at achieving productive, liveable and sustainable cities. From planning and design, to engineering and construction, the quest to deliver a high quality of sustainable living for Australians has become a key objective of both public and private organisations.

CSIRO appoints Carol Couch as new leader of water research

03 July, 2013

CSIRO has announced the appointment of Dr Carol Couch as Director of the Water for a Healthy Country National Research Flagship - the largest research partnership focusing on water in Australia.

MWH Global selected as Program Manager for Thames Water ‘Super Alliance’

16 May, 2013

Thames Water has announced that MWH Global will be the Program Manager participating in its ‘Super Alliance’ of industry-leading organisations.

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