Brits in Australia to study water recycling17 November, 2006
A mission from the UK arrives in Australia this month to study water re-use and recycling in the wake of increasing concern in the UK about the twin challenges of climate change and urban development.
Fittings for recycled water22 September, 2006
The AS/NZS 3500 standard stresses that recycled water pipe systems must be clearly identified using the colour purple. In line with this, Philmac has developed a range of purple-coloured compression fittings and valves for recycled water applications.
Recycled water and wastewater treatment plants to be built04 September, 2006
Gold Coast City Council has moved a step closer to developing Australiaâ€™s largest water sustainable community with the appointment of a contractor to construct an $80 million waste and recycled water treatment plant at Pimpama.
Understanding water recycling24 August, 2006
When we turn the tap on, do we know what comes out? According to a water expert visiting Central Queensland University Rockhampton next week, we donâ€™t.
Debugging recycled water21 August, 2006 by Greg Welsh
Forget costly desalination plants and plans to tap into liquid aquifers - water recycling is the only commonsense, sustainable option for water conservation. The task facing a team of Macquarie University scientists is to convince us all that it's safe
Mobile washdown and water recycling17 May, 2006
The ecoClean Truck is capable of washing 600 m2 of hardstand areas while using and recycling about 1200 L/h of water. The cleaning equipment operates at 5000 psi pressure and the truck does not rely on external power supply or mains water during a normal 10 h work day.
Greywater danger from public confusion13 April, 2006
The Master Plumbers Association (MPAQ) is calling for more community education and awareness for the safe use of greywater in domestic gardens.
Regional QLD continues with clean drinking water16 March, 2006
Ipswich residents in Queensland will continue to enjoy access to clean drinking water thanks to funding from the Queensland Government.
Water reuse an option in WA14 February, 2006
Water reuse in south-west Western Australia is being targeted by a CSIRO flagship called â€˜The Water for a Healthy Countryâ€™.
Grey wastewater diverter system25 October, 2005
The Eco-Care grey wastewater diverter system is a compact (1/3 m2), semi-automatic system that works by collecting water from a household's shower, bath and washing machine. When the wastewater is diverted into the system, the pump is activated, pumping the grey water to the garden and lawn. If the system is not used over a 24 h period, the timer automatically dumps the residual grey water.