Water

Vic govt moves to improve stormwater management

19 October, 2018 by

The changes are intended to protect rivers, reduce the burden on drinking water supplies, and deal with the challenges of climate change and a future with less rainfall.


Seeking ideas on reducing emissions from WWTPs

15 October, 2018 by | Supplied by: Melbourne Water

Melbourne Water is launching a competition where entrants can submit ideas on how to reduce wastewater emissions and potentially share in an AU$200,000 prize pool.


Dwyer Instruments Series PUF Portable Ultrasonic Flowmeter Kit

01 October, 2018 by | Supplied by: Dwyer Instruments (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Series PUF Portable Ultrasonic Flowmeter Kit utilises the transit-time difference for measuring flow rates in pipes non-invasively.


Smart water meters to roll out across Telstra's NB-IoT network

26 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: WaterGroup Pty Ltd

Water savings company WaterGroup is expected to undertake its biggest rollout of NarrowBand Internet of Things (NB-IoT) enabled smart water meters.


New nanofilter rapidly cleans dirty water

24 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: RMIT University

Researchers have designed a nanofilter that can clean dirty water over 100 times faster than current technology, filtering both heavy metals and oils at an impressive speed.


Boneo Water Recycling Plant gets a $130m upgrade

21 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: South East Water Ltd

The upgrade will include the capture of biogas generated during the treatment process to power the plant's operations and implementation of the nitrite-shunt nutrient removal process.


Major desalination study finds minimal marine impact

20 September, 2018 by

The six-year study looked at the effects on marine invertebrate recruitment of the pumping and 'diffusing' of high-concentration salt water back into the ocean.


Stormwater recycling scheme gets underway in Sydney

06 September, 2018 by

An urban stormwater recycling scheme has been switched on in the City of Sydney's Green Square, enabling residents to save tens of thousands of litres of drinking water.


TECTA-PDS TECTA B16 Enterococci ENA test

01 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

TECTA-PDS has launched the Enterococci ENA test for the TECTA B16 automated microbial detection solution


Electro-Chemical Devices T80-S80 Analyser System for multiparameter aquaculture monitoring

01 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

Aquaculture operators in search of a way to automate testing for dissolved oxygen (DO), pH, nitrate and other parameters will find the modular plug-and-play T80-S80 Analyser System from Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) simplifies operations.


Smarter than your average water infrastructure

31 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: CSIRO Data61

A project that helps to predict which water pipes need maintenace before they burst has won one of this year's Eureka Prizes.


Helping rural councils defend against drought

27 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: WaterGroup Pty Ltd

Water savings company WaterGroup is offering rural councils the opportunity to apply for a free NUmeter trial, irrigation meter trial or meter data assessment.


Improving water security in the face of climate change

24 August, 2018 by

SA's Goyder Institute has developed tools to help planners and policymakers assess the impact of climate change on water resource systems and guide adaption planning.


Govt action could see Melbourne save 100bn litres annually

14 August, 2018 by

Better water efficiency could see Greater Melbourne save up to 100 billion litres of water annually by 2050, according to a report released by Kingspan Environmental.


Victorian schools lead the way in water savings

10 August, 2018 by

Queenscliff Primary School, based in southern Victoria, has become the 1100th school registered for the state's Schools Water Efficiency Program (SWEP).


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