Water > Recycling

Digital system optimises water efficiency in mining industry

11 April, 2019

A new procedure to optimise water consumption in the mining industry has been developed by researchers at the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology in Germany.

Boneo Water Recycling Plant gets a $130m upgrade

21 September, 2018

The upgrade will include the capture of biogas generated during the treatment process to power the plant's operations and implementation of the nitrite-shunt nutrient removal process.

Stormwater recycling scheme gets underway in Sydney

06 September, 2018

An urban stormwater recycling scheme has been switched on in the City of Sydney's Green Square, enabling residents to save tens of thousands of litres of drinking water.

Barangaroo set to export water

08 December, 2017

With a projected production of more than 200 million litres annually, the recycled water plant at Barangaroo was officially opened today.

Mt Martha recycled water upgrade lowers emissions

10 October, 2016

The $60m upgrade to South East Water's Mt Martha Water Recycling Plant is now delivering a vital alternative source of water for local business and community organisations, while reducing the environmental impact of its water treatment processes.

Alternative approach to intelligent water network

20 July, 2015

An alternative approach to establish an advanced intelligent water network comprises a suite of tools deployed to maximise the overall benefit while minimising cost.

Going clean and green with the Water Recycling Shower

11 February, 2014

When Nick Christy first came to Brisbane from the UK in 2007, he arrived at the height of one of the worst droughts in Australian history. The crisis was so bad that Queenslanders were being asked to take four-minute showers in order to conserve water. Christy decided there had to be a better way, and started the long road to finding a more efficient shower design.

Industry Academic Exchange Program on water recycling

24 January, 2014

The Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence is calling for proposals from interested water professionals to undertake an exchange project on recycled water as part of its Industry and Academic Exchange Program.

Report on economic viability of recycled water schemes

21 November, 2013

The Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence (AWRCE) has produced a comprehensive framework to assess the economic viability of recycled water schemes.

UV systems comply with guidelines for municipal water

15 May, 2013

The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) working group has released a new communication related to low-wavelength, medium-pressure disinfection. Berson UV systems are already in compliance.

Boosting recycled water use for agriculture

25 March, 2013

New research to expand the use of water recycling for irrigating South Australia’s vineyards has been initiated by the Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence.

Water recycling project a winner

17 January, 2013

A water recycling facility located in Yarra Park, adjacent to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), has won the Infrastructure Project Innovation Award at the Australian Water Association Awards (Victorian Branch).

Recycling improves Phillip Island’s water security

06 November, 2012

Phillip Island residents and businesses are set to benefit from improved water security following the completion of the Phillip Island Recycled Water Scheme project. The scheme will save 194 million litres of drinking water each year by providing Class A recycled water to developing residential areas, as well as agricultural and commercial businesses.

Water recycling in food production

29 October, 2012

Increasing the use of water recycling in food production and manufacturing is among new research being undertaken by the Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence.

Cluster-scale urban developments with water recycling “going gang busters”

16 October, 2012

The past decade of sustainability, monitoring, research and innovation in Australia’s on-site water treatment industry was summed up recently by CQUniversity Senior Research Fellow Ted Gardner.

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