Water > Management

Sustainability a key topic at 2018 Irrigation Australia Conference & Exhibition

16 March, 2018

The 2018 Irrigation Australia International Conference & Exhibition will showcase the latest solutions, technologies and knowledge to help irrigators use water sustainably and responsibly.

Australia to establish ISO committee on water efficiency

14 March, 2018

Australia has secured international support for the establishment of an ISO project committee on water efficiency, helping global consumers choose more water-efficient products.

Join the Evolution Revolution at Ozwater'18 in Brisbane

05 March, 2018

One of the Mars One astronaut candidates will be speaking at the Ozwater'18 Conference and Exhibition, which is being held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from 8–10 May.

Inquiry into environmental water commences

01 March, 2018

The inquiry will examine the role of the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder in determining how environmental water should be used.

Water 4.0 — following the digitisation trend

02 February, 2018

The latest developments in the field of drinking water preparation and distribution will be on show at the upcoming trade fair IFAT in Munich.

SA Water aims for $0 net electricity costs by 2020

23 January, 2018

SA Water plans to reduce its demand on the grid and increase its renewable energy generation and storage capacity, in an ambitious plan to achieve zero net electricity costs within the next three years.

Smart cities with water and energy efficiencies

19 January, 2018

A future smart cities project in Western Australia that involves academic, infrastructure and technology partners will assess how cities can use blockchain technology and data analytics to integrate distributed energy and water systems.

SCG water stations are a hit with cricket fans

10 January, 2018

Sydney Water and the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust have installed 12 new permanent water stations at the SCG, enabling cricket fans to obtain free water in an effort to encourage better health and a better environment.

How can farmers improve soil performance?

23 October, 2017

A new report has found that soil retains water better if practices that increase levels of soil carbon are used in farming.

Call for papers now open for 2018 Irrigation Australia conference

17 October, 2017

The 2018 Irrigation Australia International Conference, to be held from 13–15 June at ICC Sydney, has opened its call for papers.

Water security: how does Melbourne meet its future water needs?

17 October, 2017 by Melanie Collett

Sustainability Matters asked AECOM's Water Resource Practice leader, Melanie Collett, about future urban water security challenges from a local perspective.

Advanced strategies to deliver a successful smart water network

29 September, 2017

More than a third of the world's drinking water is lost before it reaches consumers. Not only does this inefficiency affect utilities by increasing operational costs and failing to provide a satisfactory customer service — but it also has a huge impact on the environment.

Victorian communities to guide water management

08 September, 2017

The Victorian Government has announced that it will put communities at the centre of storm and recycled water management through new forums across the state.

Taking the lead on water security

04 September, 2017

Research finds cities join companies to lead on water security development following climate change and urban population pressure.

Driving sustainability in the Australia water industry

04 August, 2017 by James Currie*

Facing up to water security challenges and adopting strategies to allocate water amongst competing users in an economically efficient manner can drive Australia's water security.

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