Recent growth in Australia's plastics recycling industry has meant a surge in demand for efficient and sustainable wastewater and wash water technology.
Floating wetlands are being piloted as a way to improve water quality and increase habitat and biodiversity at Westernport Water's wastewater treatment plant.
Urban Utilities is upgrading the Cannery Creek wastewater network using nature-based infrastructure to avoid damage caused by extreme weather.
Circular Plastics Australia's latest success story in regional New South Wales saw the company working with Australian wastewater expert Aerofloat.
A study has showed that Australian plants are able to remediate PFASs from waterways, removing up to 50% of the chemicals from the water.
Researchers have developed reusable nanoparticle catalysts to clean contaminants inside membrane filters without damaging them.