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Brisbane water treatment business going swimmingly in the Middle East

19 November, 2012

Brisbane-based company Australian Innovative Systems (AIS) is continuing to grow its export business designing and manufacturing chlorine generators for water disinfection to one of the world’s most environmentally challenged and water-starved regions - the Middle East.

Electrochemistry creates cleaner water

29 October, 2012

Two chemists from the University of Waikato have come up with an innovative method for treating bore water on Waikato farms. Along the way, they may have hit on a low-cost solution for developing countries, where many people have limited access to clean and affordable water.

Queensland Urban Utilities demonstrates ongoing commitment to healthy waterways

25 October, 2012

Queensland Urban Utilities CEO Louise Dudley has welcomed the release of the Healthy Waterways 2012 Ecosystem Report Card, the results of which were generally positive.

Water-cycle management integral to sustainable urban renewal

28 July, 2012

The Urban Renewal Authority of Victoria which operates as Places Victoria sought to specify a comprehensive portfolio of best-practice building technologies including an integrated water-cycle management system for The Nicholson project in inner suburban East Coburg. As well as reducing the use of valuable drinking water, the provision of a non-potable water supply at The Nicholson has helped insulate residents from rising costs for water and sewerage.

Virtual control for water treatment

20 July, 2012

The ‘virtual control room’ concept for treatment plants and pipeline system operations has been introduced by Water Infrastructure Group. The company partnered with Eurobodalla Shire Council and NSW Department of Public Works to deliver a high-tech Northern Water Treatment Plant at Batemans Bay on the NSW South Coast. The Virtual Control Room was recognised at the 2012 Institute of Public Works NSW Engineering Excellence Awards receiving the Innovation in Water Supply and Wastewater - Operations award.

Burkert Type 8045 Insertion Magflow electromagnetic flow meter

10 July, 2012

Burkert has re-engineered its insertion electromagnetic flow meter Type 8045 to include additional features, such as a low-flow cut-off and digital input, to extend remote monitoring and control functionality.

Ultrafiltration membrane system boosts capacity and quality

05 July, 2012

To meet the drinking water supply demands of a regional population that is projected to grow from 70,000 to 120,000 by the end of this decade, the Tweed Shire Council needed to upgrade the 50 million litre per day (MLD) capacity of its existing Bray Park Water Treatment Plant in Murwillumbah, located on the far north coast of New South Wales, Australia.The council opted for GE ZeeWeed 500 immersed membrane filtration as a good way to achieve the water quality it desired for a new treatment plant.

Nubian Water Systems acquires UV Guard

29 June, 2012

Nubian Water Systems announced yesterday the first in a series of steps to grow its water treatment and recycling business with the acquisition of UV-Guard Australia, an ultraviolet (UV) disinfection technology and services business.

Nanoparticles seek and destroy groundwater toxins

05 June, 2012

Iron nanoparticles encapsulated in a rust-preventing polymer coating could hold incredible potential for cleaning up groundwater contaminated with toxic chemicals, a leading water expert says.

Bürkert mxControl 8620 multiparameter controller for water treatment

25 May, 2012

Bürkert’s multiparameter controller mxControl 8620 is designed to automate the control of process variables within a water treatment system, reducing controller and instrument costs by as much as half. The product integrates all control, monitoring and display features as well as data and event logging functions into one compact unit.

Trility acquires Hydramet

28 March, 2012

Water utility service provider Trility has entered into an agreement to acquire water treatment company Hydramet as part of its strategic expansion into the resources, public infrastructure and industrial sectors.

Northern Water Treatment Plant supplying water to Townsville residents

16 February, 2012

Trility has announced that the $67 million Northern Water Treatment Plant (NWTP) at Kinduro near Townsville has commenced operation.

Water treatment facility at pristine site

23 November, 2011 by

Identified as being in the top ten of the most desirable places to live in Australia, the picturesque Tweed Valley is watched over by the majesty of Mt Warning, surrounded by five world heritage national parks and just 15 minutes from the pristine beaches of the Tweed Coast. Combine all of these awe-inspiring elements and you have a community that is expected to double its population to between 120,000 and 160,000 by 2031.

Algae Appliance from OriginOil to help producers meet rising demand

17 November, 2011

A commercial entry-level algae harvesting system, Algae Appliance from OriginOil, set for commercial release in early 2012, has been developed to help producers process algae at low cost and without chemicals.

GE and Osmoflo enter into strategic alliance

07 September, 2011

GE, a global leader in water and process technologies, and Osmoflo, the largest Australian-owned desalination and water recycling company in Australia, have entered into a strategic alliance.

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