Water > Management

'Shade balls' protect water quality at Los Angeles Reservoir

25 August, 2015

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has completed the deployment of 96 million 'shade balls' into the 71 ha Los Angeles Reservoir.


Googonians — 'living the good life'

21 July, 2015 by Susan Farr

A Googonian is a proud new owner of a sustainable home in the new township of Googong, conveniently located between Canberra in the ACT and Queanbeyan in Southern NSW. This premium development is centred on values of sustainability, affordability and community, and has established innovative and ambitious sustainability goals that are serving to demonstrate best practice both in Australia and internationally.


Water report outlines issues impacting irrigators

28 May, 2015

Water trading organisation Waterfind has released its quarterly CEO Report (Q3) for the 2014-2015 irrigation year. The report finds that the national temporary water market has continued to record the highest average prices since the Millennium drought.


ANZ and AWA partner on South-East Asian water programs

28 May, 2015

ANZ has announced a new partnership with the Australian Water Association (AWA) to support the latter's water and wastewater management programs in South-East Asia.


Wrapping up Ozwater'15

19 May, 2015

'Water for growth and prosperity' was the theme of AWA's Ozwater'15, which was held over three days in Adelaide last week.


Australian Water Association announces 2015 National Water Awards winners

14 May, 2015

Innovative excellence, creative solutions and exceptional leadership are the consistent themes across the distinguished recipients of the 2015 National Water Awards presented last night.


An increase in water consumption, but more diverse sources used

11 May, 2015

The Bureau of Meteorology's (BOM) latest report into national water performance compares 78 urban water utilities providing services to over 20 million people.


ACCC releases draft decision on Water NSW 2015-16 charges for infrastructure services

17 April, 2015

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released its draft decision on the charges that Water NSW is able to levy for infrastructure services in the Murray-Darling Basin during 2015-16.


Don't ignore groundwater, scientists say

10 March, 2015

Water scientists have called on the federal government not to overlook Australia's vast reserves of underground fresh water in developing a new national water policy.


$130 million upgrade for Brisbane's oldest sewer

06 February, 2015

Queensland Urban Utilities has announced that Brisbane's oldest sewer pipe will receive a $130 million upgrade in one of the most unique sewer projects ever undertaken in Australia.


Australian water delegates in India

12 January, 2015

Australia Business Week in India (ABWI), being held this week from 12-15 January, has seen over 45 Australian water industry delegates travel to major Indian cities to share their knowledge and technology solutions in water and wastewater management.


Trility further expands its Australian footprint

22 December, 2014

Trility has entered into a purchase agreement with Water Infrastructure Group to acquire the operating and maintenance contracts of its operations business.


GHD produced water seminar being held today

13 November, 2014

Professional services company GHD is holding its Produced Water Management Seminar today at the Perth Convention Centre. The seminar will focus on the treatment and management of water produced during extraction of oil and gas.


Water utilities invest in Smart WaterMark

12 September, 2014

Water utilities are investing in Smart WaterMark, Australia's water conservation label, through a Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) subscription program.


Report outlines the future of urban water

02 September, 2014

Arup and Sydney Water have launched the report 'The Future of Urban Water: Water Utilities in 2040'. The study draws on a range of future scenarios in mapping how water supply in Sydney and other major cities could look in 25 years.


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