Sydney Water has commenced upgrades worth $185m to its Richmond wastewater network to build resilience and accommodate a growing population.
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.
A wastewater management strategy will recover biosolids headed for landfill and transform them into re-usable products.
The sustainabability of recycling technology should not be assessed by the quality of its end-product alone — the processes play an equally important role.
Circular Plastics Australia (PET) is leading the charge with the construction of a world-class recycling facility in NSW.
Urban Utilities used treated wastewater to help its blue gum plantation thrive — about four swimming pools' worth a day!
A plan to recycle wastewater and make it drinkable could see the delivery of water to city dwellers become much more efficient.
Envirosuite has signed a deal with University of Queensland to incorporate the SeweX mathematical modelling technology into its environmental product suite.
Each year Sydney Water re-uses 100% of biosolids produced — about 180,000 tonnes.
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?
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.
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.
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 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.
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.