Wastewater > Treatment

Melbourne Water finds an energy-saving solution

03 June, 2024

Sewage and wastewater treatment is a highly energy-intensive process, presenting a challenge for water utilities seeking to meet net zero goals.


Sydney Water prepares for expansion of NW Sydney

05 April, 2024

The 10-year program aims to accommodate an additional 200,000 new house connections in Sydney's north-west.


Melbourne sewerage network prepares for growing population

25 March, 2024

Yarra Valley Water has signed a five-year contract with Waternish Engineering and Service Stream to upgrade sewage and recycled water treatment plants.


Gippsland Water eliminates pump blockages at Morwell WWTP

07 March, 2024

At its Morwell Waste Water Treatment Plant, Gippsland Water has used two Gorman Rupp Ultra V series 3″ pumps as the inlet works pumps for the plant.


SA poo plant undergoes historic upgrade

26 February, 2024

SA Water has just completed the single largest concrete pour at its Bolivar Wastewater Treatment Plant — part of a $64 million upgrade.


Perth wastewater facility to receive $238.5m upgrade

09 February, 2024

Work has begun on a $238.5 million upgrade to Water Corporation's Woodman Point Water Resource Recovery Facility in Western Australia.


Celebrating 100 years of Luggage Point

30 November, 2023

Urban Utilities is celebrating the centenary of the Luggage Point Sewage Treatment Plant, an important milestone.


Synthetic dyes in wastewater pose threat to ecosystem

30 October, 2023

A study has found that dyes commonly used in textiles, food and pharmaceuticals can pose a threat to food chains worldwide.


Digesters installed in North Head WRRF

25 October, 2023

Two digesters have been installed in the North Head Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF), marking an important milestone in its $94 million upgrade.


SA Water removes half-tonne tree root from sewer

11 October, 2023

A giant half-tonne tree root mass was removed from the sewers in Adelaide's north-east, preventing potential community interruption and sewage overflows.


Aerofloat constructing new wastewater treatment plant

26 September, 2023

Aerofloat has been awarded the contract to design and build a wastewater treatment plant at Incitec Pivot Limited's Gibson Island facilities.


NSW farmers to benefit from $94m wastewater facility upgrade

22 August, 2023

Two digesters have been installed at the North Head WRRF, which will increase the amount of biosolids that can be reused as agricultural fertiliser by almost double.


'Mussel membrane' for sustainable wastewater treatment

07 August, 2023

A nanoporous membrane, inspired by mussels, could pave the way for more sustainable management of water within a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals.


Western Sydney wastewater plant under construction

03 August, 2023

Construction has begun on Sydney Water's $1.2 billion Upper South Creek Advanced Water Recycled Centre in Western Sydney.


Researchers remove heavy metals from biosolids

03 July, 2023

Engineers in Melbourne have developed a method to remove heavy metals, including copper and zinc, from biosolids.


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