Water

Standalone water treatment system inspired by nature

16 September, 2021

The sustainable, standalone water treatment system removes persistent organic pollutants from industrial wastewater.


Grundfos SCALA1 intelligent pump control

03 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Grundfos Pumps Pty Ltd

Grundfos SCALA1 is an all-in-one booster solution designed to achieve customised control over home water systems using a smartphone.


GF Piping Systems process control loop for water and wastewater treatment

02 September, 2021 | Supplied by: GF Piping Systems

GF Piping Systems' complete solutions of valves, actuators, sensors, displays and controllers take over an integral role for the growing needs of water conservation in the water and wastewater treatment industry.


Studying platypus populations in North West Sydney

02 September, 2021

Water samples taken from the Cattai Creek catchment will be analysed for traces of platypus environmental DNA (eDNA) to establish platypus numbers in the area.


Flow meter enhances chlorination system performance for municipal water department

01 September, 2021 by Steve Cox, Senior Technical Staff, Fluid Components International | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

A water municipality in the U.S. needed to address a chlorine disinfection system problem at one of its water treatment plants.


SEQ soccer club gets a kick out of recycled water

26 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Urban Utilities

Without a regular supply of recycled water from Urban Utilities, games at the Gatton Redbacks Soccer Club would have been cancelled due to drought.


New method to detect harmful microscopic parasites in water

24 August, 2021

Ultrasensitive CRISPR technology can quickly and easily identify the presence of Cryptosporidium parvum in water samples onsite.


Pool together: building towards more resilient water infrastructure

23 August, 2021 by Sarah Board*, Manager – Water, Dams & Hydropower at SMEC | Supplied by: SMEC

It's fitting that the theme of this year's World Water Week (23–27 August) is Building Resilience Faster, writes Sarah Board, Manager – Water, Dams & Hydropower at SMEC.


$108m investment to boost water security

16 August, 2021

The Australian Government is investing $108 million to improve water security and reliability across the country.


Hydrant bikini set to solve soiling issues

19 July, 2021

An innovative fire hydrant protection device could significantly reduce maintenance costs and extend the life of hydrants.


ABB wins contract to support Sydney Water infrastructure project

16 July, 2021 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB will provide drive and motor products and services as part of Sydney Water's ProMac water and wastewater infrastructure project.


New process makes sea water drinkable in minutes

07 July, 2021

A Korean research team has developed a membrane distillation process to turn sea water into drinking water, using a stable-performance electrospun nanofibre membrane.


AVK WANG PN35 high-pressure couplings

01 July, 2021 | Supplied by: AVK Australia Pty Ltd

The PN35 high-pressure couplings join high-pressure pipelines in repair situations and new installations, and are specifically designed for local conditions.


Sydney takes steps towards sustainable city water

22 June, 2021

A joint project from the City of Sydney and Sydney Water will see the installation of an extensive recycled water network and a greater push towards circular water solutions.


One-step water purification and desalination

22 June, 2021

New, high-performance adsorptive membranes enable one-step desalination and purification of complex water sources with the added bonus of being able to target and recover potentially valuable ions, researchers report.


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