Water > Management

How sustainable are the world's urban water cities?

19 May, 2016

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.


ISO calls for better water for better jobs

29 March, 2016

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.


Irrigation Australia early-bird rates closing soon

24 March, 2016

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.


Environmental protection — a luxury most nations cannot afford

10 March, 2016 by Adrian Minshull, Director, Hydroflux Group

Adrian Minshull from Hydroflux Group shares his thoughts on what he thinks water professionals can do to help.


Registrations open for international irrigation conference

22 February, 2016

The 2016 Irrigation Australia International Conference and Exhibition will take place from 24–26 May at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.


How to make Perth a water-sensitive city

08 February, 2016

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.


Water's contribution to Australia's innovation boom

20 January, 2016

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.


Water: for liveable communities and sustainable industries

20 January, 2016

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.


Water pipes crawl with millions of bacteria

21 December, 2015

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.


Top tips for Smart Irrigation Month

16 November, 2015

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'.


Underground water mining — why fixing leaks is essential to enable development

09 November, 2015 by Guenter Hauber-Davidson*

Could California happen here? Yes, acute water shortages are not the reserve of historically arid regions alone.


Our thoughts on water revealed

09 October, 2015

People's perceptions about water have been revealed with the release of two key reports from the Australian Water Association.


Delivering efficiency in the water business

14 September, 2015 by Rod Naylor, Executive General Manager Growth, Veolia Australia New Zealand, Sydney and Veolia Innovation and Markets Department, Paris

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.


Guidelines to ensure water supply during a crisis

28 August, 2015

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.


IHG and Water Footprint Network to develop water stewardship program

26 August, 2015

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has appointed the Water Footprint Network to develop a worldwide water stewardship program for the hotel company.


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