UV systems comply with guidelines for municipal water15 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 agriculture25 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 winner17 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 security06 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 production29 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.
You can lead a horse to recycled water...15 October, 2012 by Lauren Davis
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.
Research examines economic benefits of water recycling20 August, 2012
Two new research projects will improve understanding of the costs, benefits and risks that impact on investment in recycling options in Australia.
Nubian Water Systems selected for Rio Tinto FIFO Facility17 August, 2012
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.
Rainwater harvesting for Sydney’s arts precinct10 August, 2011
A new rainwater harvesting and reticulation system that will provide 100% of non-potable water to all organisations resident at the Walsh Bay arts precinct will be launched in September.
Recycled water for Adelaide’s southern suburbs28 June, 2011
High-quality recycled water will now be available to residents in Adelaide’s south following the completion of the $62.6m Southern Urban Reuse Project.
Beer without water24 June, 2011
Effluent should be recycled back into brewery operations with less reticence than is currently the case says Dr Bernard Talbot, Director, Talbot & Talbot, London. In this article he discusses how the use of properly treated effluent can present the brewer with a safe option and greater security of supply.
Rainwater harvesting part of BER program07 April, 2011
The Commonwealth Government’s $42 billion commitment to Building the Education Revolution program is funding a diverse range of capital works projects for school facilities around Australia.
Centre of Excellence invests in Australia’s water quality31 March, 2011
The Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence has awarded $200,000 in funding to its first project - the development of a National Validation Framework for water recycling.
Subsurface drip irrigation - an ideal use for recycled water23 February, 2011
As water becomes less accessible, Australians will need to look at more efficient ways to irrigate. The current worldwide trend towards the use of recycled water in major urban applications shows great promise and is increasing as the cost of potable water climbs and treated water becomes more accessible. Large open spaces, like sports fields and ovals, lend themselves to using recycled water.