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.
Trility has announced that the $67 million Northern Water Treatment Plant (NWTP) at Kinduro near Townsville has commenced operation.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A consortium led by Mitsubishi Corporation is now the official shareholder of United Utilities Australia.
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 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.
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.
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.