Wastewater > Recycling

Waste to energy: fats, oils and grease to power homes

13 October, 2022

Food scraps, wastewater, fats, oils and grease could be diverted from landfill and converted to renewable energy at a new western Sydney waste hub, potentially powering 120,000 homes.


The project transforming biosolids into biochar

13 July, 2021

A wastewater management strategy will recover biosolids headed for landfill and transform them into re-usable products.


Treating wastewater in plastics recycling applications

03 June, 2021

The sustainabability of recycling technology should not be assessed by the quality of its end-product alone — the processes play an equally important role.


Clean wash water ensures sustainable operations for Circular Plastics Australia (PET)

27 May, 2021

Circular Plastics Australia (PET) is leading the charge with the construction of a world-class recycling facility in NSW.


Recycled wastewater gives koalas a home among the gum trees

10 May, 2021

Urban Utilities used treated wastewater to help its blue gum plantation thrive — about four swimming pools' worth a day!


Plan for drinking recycled wastewater

01 May, 2020

A plan to recycle wastewater and make it drinkable could see the delivery of water to city dwellers become much more efficient.


Innovation could save millions in sewer system management

05 December, 2019

Envirosuite has signed a deal with University of Queensland to incorporate the SeweX mathematical modelling technology into its environmental product suite.


Biosolids from Sydney Water provide benefits for NSW farmers

21 September, 2017

Each year Sydney Water re-uses 100% of biosolids produced — about 180,000 tonnes.


Wastewater: the untapped resource

27 March, 2017

What if we were to consider the vast quantities of domestic, agricultural and industrial wastewater discharged into the environment every day as a valuable resource rather than costly problem?


Advancing resource recovery — new report

11 January, 2016

An international report that takes an investor's perspective to recovering resources from wastewater has been welcomed by the water industry as an important step towards sustainability of water management in Australia.


Wastewater irrigation can cause diarrhoeal diseases

06 March, 2014

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have found that the use of wastewater to irrigate vegetable crops may significantly contribute to deadly health risks such as rotavirus, a major cause of diarrhoeal diseases.


BioGill technology keeps Fiji island beaches and ocean pristine

27 June, 2013

Mantaray Island Resort opened its doors to travellers as an eco-resort in 2004. Now, with Australian-invented BioGill technology, the island is effectively treating wastewater on-site, recycling the water for garden re-use and protecting the local reefs and waterways.


Nubian brings sustainable water solutions to 720 Bourke Street

27 June, 2013

Nubian Water Systems, a provider of sustainable water solutions for the urban environment, has been selected as the vendor of choice by 720 Bourke Street’s hydraulic contractor, Richstone Plumbing.


Game changer for wastewater recycling

11 April, 2013 by Jonathan Clement*, Managing Director Asia-Pacific, PWN Technologies

A novel, single-step wastewater recycling treatment that uses a ceramic membrane is currently being trialled in Australia to determine if it can provide a more affordable and sustainable solution. Jonathan Clement, Managing Director Asia-Pacific PWN Technologies, provides the details.


$10.3 million wastewater recycling upgrades in Riverton and Clare completed

19 November, 2012

Senator Don Farrell, the Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability and Urban Water, has joined the Member for Wakefield, Nick Champion, to mark the completion of the Riverton and Clare Integrated Community Water Supply and Re-use Schemes.


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