With a projected production of more than 200 million litres annually, the recycled water plant at Barangaroo was officially opened today.
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.
An alternative approach to establish an advanced intelligent water network comprises a suite of tools deployed to maximise the overall benefit while minimising cost.
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.
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.
The Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence (AWRCE) has produced a comprehensive framework to assess the economic viability of recycled water schemes.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Australia’s water supply is far from plentiful, so water recycling is a key method of managing this precious resource. But many Australians are still opposed to the use of recycled water - especially when it comes to their drinking supplies.
Two new research projects will improve understanding of the costs, benefits and risks that impact on investment in recycling options in Australia.
Sustainable water solutions provider Nubian has announced that Hutchinson Builders has contracted to purchase two of Nubian’s GT600 water recycling systems to drive the capture, cleaning and re-use of water in laundry blocks at Rio Tinto’s Wickham ‘Fly In Fly Out’ facility in WA.