Water > Treatment

Mussels flex their surface engineering muscles

15 July, 2019

Chemical analysis of the sticky threads contained in mussels is inspiring engineering innovations to address problems including oil spills and water contamination.


Finding water solutions

01 July, 2019

DuPont Water Solutions offers a broad portfolio of ion exchange resins, reverse osmosis membranes, ultrafiltration membranes and electrodeionisation products.


Upgrade for Macarthur Water Filtration Plant

25 June, 2019

Sydney Water's Macarthur Water Filtration Plant in Appin, NSW, will be upgraded by the company's long-time partner, TRILITY.


New water purifier inspired by a rose

05 June, 2019

Inspired by a rose, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a new device for collecting and purifying water.


Soil-injected liquid biosolids trial in Victoria

17 May, 2019

South East Water is investigating new ways to use biosolids, the by-product of the wastewater treatment process.


DNA technology detects the real E.coli

14 May, 2019

Researchers at Australian Water Quality Centre laboratories are using DNA technology to differentiate between non-infectious bacterial blooms and potentially dangerous E. coli.


Research traces water contaminants back to the source

02 April, 2019

Multimillion-dollar research is underway at UNSW's Water Research Centre to determine how to treat and neutralise emerging contaminants in our water supplies.


Wetland sends phosphorous levels south

25 March, 2019

Water monitoring in the Cox Creek Catchment in the Adelaide Hills has revealed up to an 80% reduction in phosphorous levels over the last decade.


What's amiss with drinking treated sewage?

21 March, 2019 by Andrew Miley*

In 2006 Toowoomba voted against a wastewater-recycling scheme that would have supplied their homes with drinking water sourced from treated, recycled wastewater.


Infinite Water Hydroxon water treatment technology

13 February, 2019

Infinite Water has announced third-party validation and endorsement of its Hydroxon technology for the treatment of drinking water to World Health Organization (WHO) and Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (ADWG) standards.


Australian tech decontaminating groundwater in Bangladesh

17 December, 2018

Infinite Water used its innovative HYDROXON technology to design a custom water treatment plant to remove high levels of naturally occurring arsenic and manganese.


Water purification with a graphene oxide membrane

06 December, 2018

Engineers have created technology that can purify contaminated water, making it fit for consumption faster and more energy efficiently than ever before.


Liquid waste management at Williamtown

01 November, 2018

In sensitive environments, it is critical for a builder to ensure that there is no risk of construction chemicals from finishing trades leaching into the ground or surrounding waterways.


New nanofilter rapidly cleans dirty water

24 September, 2018

Researchers have designed a nanofilter that can clean dirty water over 100 times faster than current technology, filtering both heavy metals and oils at an impressive speed.


Defender Ultra Fine Filter has been Climate Care Certified

01 September, 2018

The Defender media filter significantly eliminates the amount of backwash water associated with sand filter operation.


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