Water > Management

Threats to water supply halt mining projects

13 December, 2019

Upcoming coal projects are on hold following an independent report warning of the damage posed to Sydney's drinking water by local mining operations.


Optimisation software to boost Melbourne's water network

29 November, 2019

SUEZ has been awarded a contract to implement its Aquadvanced Energy solution across the Melbourne Water network, which supplies residents with over 400 billion litres of water each year.


Resilience focus for 2019 groundwater conference

22 November, 2019

The 2019 Australiasian Groundwater Conference will bring together groundwater experts to implement innovative groundwater solutions to meet Australia's resilience aims.


Researchers identify drought-resistance mechanism in plants

06 August, 2019

A team of researchers has identified a double mechanism that regulates how plants respond to drought.


Sydney Water enters 10‑year partnership

18 July, 2019

Sydney Water has partnered with global engineering, design and advisory companies Aurecon and Arup for planning and design services.


Asserting the value of sustainable drainage

31 May, 2019 by Andrew Harrison*

Despite rapid global movements towards sustainable drainage, why are many new developments still bogged down in traditional paradigms?


Researchers find low-cost, sustainable way to explore groundwater

15 May, 2019

Researchers have developed a new, passive technique to investigate groundwater resources. The method is more sustainable and costs less than current techniques.


Government pledges action in response to fish deaths report

11 April, 2019

The federal government has responded to an independent report into the 2018–19 fish deaths in the lower Darling region, pledging over $70 million to enact the report's recommendations.


Pumps United PFAS treatment system

04 April, 2019

Pumps United has engineered a treatment process that is designed to remediate PFAS contamination.


Watch your water footprint, says WaterAid

20 March, 2019

Food and clothing imports are preventing many poor and marginalised communities from getting a daily clean water supply, according to a new report from WaterAid.


Murray–Darling water prices unlikely to reach millennium peaks

07 March, 2019

ABARES research reveals that water allocation prices in 2019–20 are unlikely to reach Millennium Drought peaks.


Billions wasted in water recovery subsidies, reveals ANU study

07 March, 2019

An ANU study has revealed that billions of dollars are being wasted in water recovery subsidies across the Murray–Darling Basin.


Sensor technology to manage sewer network

23 January, 2019

South East Water worked with Frankston City Council to deploy a series of sewer management programs designed to minimise the impact of spills on the environment.


CEO Insights 2019: Francois Gouws, TRILITY Group

20 December, 2018

Francois Gouws, MD of TRILITY Group, talks about the impact of energy policy uncertainty and AI technology on the Australian water industry.


CEO Insights 2019: Jonathan McKeown, Australian Water Association

19 December, 2018

Jonathan McKeown predicts trends and talks about the threats facing the Australian water industry in 2019.


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