Water

Sunflower pollen sponge to soak up oil spills from water

09 April, 2021

Scientists have developed an 'eco-friendly' sponge made from sunflower pollen to tackle water contaminants.


Bürkert Type 8906 online water analysis system

07 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Burkert Fluid Control Systems

With the control cabinet solution Type 8906, users can carry out maintenance, control and error diagnosis at one location — without having to cover long distances and employ a laboratory.


Envirosuite EVS Water Designer

01 April, 2021 | Supplied by: EnviroSuite Pty Ltd

EVS Water Designer is a comprehensive process design tool for water and wastewater treatment plants.


Hanna Instruments Multiparameter pH/EC/Optical DO Portable Meter with Bluetooth (HI98494)

01 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Hanna Instruments Pty Ltd

The HI98494 combines rugged meter design with advanced digital sensors for testing up to 12 different water quality parameters.


Bacteria lend a hand to separate water and oil

15 March, 2021

Researchers from NC State have discovered that certain bacteria make a slimy but tough biofilm for protection and motility — and it can be used to separate water and oil.


Electro-Chemical Devices TC-80 Total Chlorine Analyser

01 February, 2021 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The analyser monitors total chlorine in drinking water, rinse water, cooling water or other fresh water samples.


Water networks need to get smart, says report

18 January, 2021

A report released by IDTechEx predicts that, in the water pipe network alone, the industry of sensors will grow to over $3.5 billion by 2030.


Thought Leaders 2021: Chris Hoey

14 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Burkert Fluid Control Systems

2021 is expected to be a year of opportunity for those who are ready to embrace digital connectivity, according to Chris Hoey, Managing Director of Bürkert Australia.


WaterGroup helps Sydney Water listen out for leaks

16 November, 2020 | Supplied by: WaterGroup Pty Ltd

Sydney Water is improving strategies to reduce leaks and breaks across its network using acoustic sensors.


Airport PFAS water treatment plant powered by solar

13 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Enviropacific Services

Environmental services provider Enviropacific has completed construction of an innovative water treatment facility at Melbourne Airport to tackle PFAS contamination.


Metal-free Monash method removes E. coli from water

26 October, 2020

Engineers at Monash University have devised an improved method to remove potentially deadly bacteria from water using graphitic carbon nitride and sunlight.


Byron Shire pilots smart water meters

21 October, 2020

Byron Shire Council has appointed WaterGroup to deliver about 400 smart water meters to help optimise water management in the region.


Kew-Balwyn Water Main Upgrade complete

01 October, 2020

Yarra Valley Water has upgraded a 104-year-old water main supplying water to 14,000 properties from Kew to Balwyn.


Dwyer Instruments SERIES IEF Insertion Electromagnetic Flow Transmitter

01 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Dwyer Instruments (Aust) Pty Ltd

The SERIES IEF Insertion Electromagnetic Flow Transmitter, from Dwyer Instruments, is an adjustable insertion flowmeter featuring electromagnetic technology that measures fluid velocity in addition to providing several continuous signal outputs.


Process begins to assess SA's water utility assets

10 September, 2020

Water utility assets owned by three South Australian local government councils are seeking registrations of interest as part of a market testing process to determine the future of the assets.


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