Water > Recycling

Water conservation guide for fire protection testing

06 November, 2008

Millions of litres of water currently used in the maintenance of fire protection systems would be saved annually if water conservation measures recommended in a handbook from Standards Australia are adopted.

Water recycling company receives award

06 November, 2008

A Sunshine Coast-based water recycling company has received the Rising Star Award at the Q400 Awards.

Technology to improve water safety

15 September, 2008

As Australia's water resources run low, a technology for detecting toxic heavy metals in water has opened the way for safer use of groundwater and recycling.

Snow made from recycled water used at Mt Buller

25 July, 2008

Mt Buller, a Victorian alpine resort, has marked a milestone today as recycled water from the resort’s Water Reuse system has been used for snowmaking for the first time.

Australia links with the US WateReuse Association

09 July, 2008

Information and research on water recycling available in Australia will be boosted with the establishment of an Australian division of the United States WateReuse Association.

Water management prize awarded

07 April, 2008

Dr Andrew Benedek, Canadian researcher and technopreneur, has received the inaugural Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize in Singapore for outstanding contributions in the world of water management.

Acquisition powers growth

02 April, 2008



Eimco Water Technologies Limited has acquired AJM Environmental Services Pty Ltd to expand its activities in Australia.




Major water interception report released

14 February, 2008

The National Water Commission has released a report on the challenges facing governments in managing water interception activities.

Recycling filtration plant wins water-saving award

30 November, 2007

Worth Recycling's water filtration plant, built to serve Illawarra Coal's Appin Mine, has been named as Sydney's best water saver at Sydney Water's annual awards ceremony.

Water saving at high school

22 October, 2007

Pittwater High School in Mona Vale has seen huge savings in water usage in the past year due to the introduction of water-free urinals and a water management system

CEO named for smart water project

11 October, 2007

Larry Little has been appointed the chief executive officer of the new Smart Water Facility.

National Water Commission supports Victorian water trade register

11 October, 2007

National Water Commissioners met in Canberra to examine progress on some of the major water reform issues facing Australia. At the meeting, Victorian representatives showcased the development of the Victorian State Water Register.

Urban water planning below par

09 October, 2007

There are serious gaps in water supply planning in some parts of Australia that must be addressed if water supplies are to be adequately maintained in the face of uncertainties about future water availability and demand, according to a study by the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) which reviewed water supply planning by Australia’s non-metropolitan urban water utilities.

NSW Murray Wetlands project wins $100,000

14 September, 2007

A river management project initiated by the NSW Murray Wetlands Working Group (MWWG) has won the $100,000 National Thiess Riverprize.

Singapore leading the way with water

22 August, 2007

At the recent OzWater Conference in Sydney, many companies from Australia and overseas showed off the latest in technology and developments for the water industry

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