Water > Treatment

Managing contaminated water on construction sites

23 August, 2011

The legislation, guidelines and criteria that have to be met to discharge water from a construction site have tightened immeasurably over the past decade or more. No longer is it a case of getting the water into the nearest stormwater drain or watercourse, no longer can contaminated water just be pumped down the sewer under basic agreements. The management of water has to be carefully considered before embarking on a construction project.

Burkert mxControl 8620 multiparameter controller

22 June, 2011 by

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

MWH to provide water treatment design services for LNG plant

18 May, 2011

Origin Energy has appointed MWH, the consultant engineering firm, to provide detailed design services for two proposed water treatment facilities as part of the Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) project.

Peristaltic pump at food manufacturer

29 March, 2011 by

Convenience food manufacturer Greencore Group has achieved significant savings in downtime and repair costs on the water treatment plant, thanks to the installation of a Bredel SPX50 high-pressure peristaltic hose pump from Watson-Marlow Pumps Group.

Support for innovative clean-tech companies

25 January, 2011

NSW companies will receive support from Industry & Investment NSW to break into the lucrative US market after their top performances in the highly competitive NSW Innovation Shootout, part of the 2011 G'Day USA event series, held at the Business Technology Centre in Los Angeles, California.

New shareholders for United Utilities Australia

10 November, 2010

A consortium led by Mitsubishi Corporation is now the official shareholder of United Utilities Australia.

Share burden of waterways cleanup, says Waikato economist

10 June, 2009

Continuing uncertainty about just who will pay to clean up the Waikato’s waterways is hurting investment. That’s the view of environmental economist Professor Frank Scrimgeour, who’s also Dean of the University of Waikato Management School.

Grundfos water treatment system

29 May, 2009

Grundfos Alldos’s Selcoperm system is used for disinfecting through the generation of hypochlorite solution using electrolysis, providing a good alternative to chlorine gas-based systems. While the system was designed predominately for the swimming pool market because it offered a safe way to produce sufficient disinfection, the technology is suitable for small to medium-sized town water supplies, especially in remote areas where there are limited chemical deliveries available.

Water treatment for rainwater

07 April, 2009 by

The Aquashield Max automatic water treatment package is suitable for the pressure boosting and disinfection of rainwater, especially where conserved and stored rainwater is to be used as a potable drinking water supply.

Instant algae control

02 April, 2009 by

Triple Strike is a liquid-based instant algae treatment. When applied to the water surface it will cause the algae to form into lumps and settle to the bottom of the water.

Scheme to ensure abundant water supply to mid-Sussex

16 February, 2009

Black & Veatch has completed a scheme to ensure mid-Sussex has an abundant water supply.

Water improvement project in Vietnam

07 January, 2009

Black & Veatch will provide consulting services on the Central Region Small and Medium Towns Development Project in Vietnam. The project plans include investments in water supply, wastewater and drainage and solid waste infrastructure in the central region of Vietnam.

Speedy detection technology to prevent harmful waterborne disease outbreaks

16 December, 2008

The Environmental Biotechnology CRC (EBCRC) research team led by Dr Belinda Ferrari has collaborated with the Cryptosporidium Reference Laboratory in the UK to validate their real-time screening tool for Cryptosporidium detection using FISH (Fluorescent in situ Hybridisation). Current technologies take up to 15 hours to do the equivalent test.

Alcoa funds chair in sustainable water management

02 September, 2008

Alcoa and Murdoch University are tackling water management head on with the establishment of a Professor of Sustainable Water Management.


Water technology company signs licence agreement

17 July, 2008

An Australian water technology company has signed a licence agreement with a leading Japanese resources and commodity business.


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