Sydney and Melbourne have been declared the eighth and 11th most sustainable urban water cities in the world, according to the Sustainable Cities Water Index.
As part of World Water Day on 22 March, ISO called for an improvement in water quality in order to protect the 1.5 billion people employed in water-related sectors.
With a growing list of speakers, a large display of products and an early-bird discount in place until 1 April, there are plenty of reasons for irrigation professionals to register for the 2016 Irrigation Australia International Conference and Exhibition.
Adrian Minshull from Hydroflux Group shares his thoughts on what he thinks water professionals can do to help.
The 2016 Irrigation Australia International Conference and Exhibition will take place from 24–26 May at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
A major rethink is needed by policymakers, planners and the general public if Perth is going to successfully transition to become a water-sensitive city, according to a UWA water resources expert.
Australia's innovation boom will only be limited by our imagination — a notion that is true for the water sector as much as any other part of the economy.
There will be a spotlight on sustainability and liveable cities at the Ozwater'16 international water conference and exhibition, which is being held in Melbourne from 10–12 May. Early-bird prices close 31 March.
Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have discovered that drinking water is to a large extent purified by millions of 'good' bacteria found in water pipes and purification plants. So far, the knowledge about them has been practically non-existent, but this new research is about to change that.
With Australia set to face a severe El Niño summer, with predicted droughts and bushfires across the country, Reece Irrigation has declared November 2015 to be the inaugural 'Smart Irrigation Month'.
Could California happen here? Yes, acute water shortages are not the reserve of historically arid regions alone.
People's perceptions about water have been revealed with the release of two key reports from the Australian Water Association.
Making sustainable changes that deliver more for less is a challenging task. Substantial, sustainable change requires a willingness to change the very nature of an organisation: what it does, how it gets done and even who does it.
ISO 24518 looks at the steps water utilities have to take in order to be ready for any crisis situation; what to do during an emergency; and how to re-establish services and learn from the situation.
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has appointed the Water Footprint Network to develop a worldwide water stewardship program for the hotel company.