Water

Blue-I SMART NRG battery-operated chlorine analyser

01 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific has introduced the SMART NRG, a battery-operated water quality monitoring station that can be installed anywhere along the water distribution network.


Driving sustainability in the Australia water industry

04 August, 2017 by James Currie* | Supplied by: Black & Veatch

Facing up to water security challenges and adopting strategies to allocate water amongst competing users in an economically efficient manner can drive Australia's water security.


Xylem 5th generation HYDROVAR intelligent pump control system

28 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Xylem Water Solutions Australia Ltd

Xylem has released the 5th generation HYDROVAR, an intelligent control system that adapts to system demands. The drive and motor control can reduce the energy consumption of a pump by as much as 70%, according to the company.


Hach RTC (Real Time Control) water treatment systems

20 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Hach Pacific Pty Ltd

Hach's RTC (Real Time Control) solutions are complete off-the-shelf systems that adjust treatment processes in real time. Standardised RTC modules can be combined and configured to deliver a holistic water treatment optimisation solution, tailored to plant-specific requirements, which will improve compliance and reduce operating expenses.


Improving agricultural efficiency with the IIoT

12 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric recently worked with WaterForce, a provider of irrigation solutions in New Zealand, to develop a cloud-based Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) mobile control solution. Built on Microsoft Azure and Azure IoT technologies, the system enables farmers to operate irrigation pivots with greater agility, efficiency and sustainability.


ANU saves with smart water metering

30 June, 2017 | Supplied by: WaterGroup Pty Ltd

Australian National University had over 180 water monitoring devices installed across its network in August 2016.


Itron expands smart island project in Tonga

15 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Itron Australasia Pty Ltd

Technology and services company Itron has signed a contract with the Tonga Water Board to deliver its OpenWay Riva IoT solution for water.


Dwyer Instruments Model L8 Flotect liquid level float switch

01 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Dwyer Instruments (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Model L8 Flotect liquid level float switch features a leak-proof body and float constructed from tough, durable polyphenylene sulfide, which has good chemical resistance.


Better odour management can save water utilities $900K a year

15 May, 2017 | Supplied by: EnviroSuite Pty Ltd

Australian technology provider EnviroSuite has discovered through an independent cost assessment that effective odour management can save single urban water utility sites up to $900,000 per year.


The Vortab Company Vortab Elbow Flow Conditioner

05 May, 2017 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The Vortab Elbow Flow Conditioner nearly eliminates flow meter upstream piping requirements by conditioning the flow stream into a flow regime, mimicking adequate straight run.


Perth desal plant recognised for infrastructure excellence

13 April, 2017 | Supplied by: SUEZ

At the 2017 National Infrastructure Awards, utility company SUEZ received the Operator & Service Provider Excellence Award for its work with Water Corporation at the Perth Seawater Desalination Plant (PSDP).


Water scarcity drives water efficiency

07 April, 2017 by Tony Arnel, Global Head of Sustainability, Norman Disney & Young | Supplied by: Norman Disney & Young

Water scarcity already affects every continent. Around 1.2 billion people — or almost one-fifth of the world's population — live in arid areas with water shortages. Another 1.6 billion people — one-quarter of our global population — face water shortages as a result of climate change.


Modelling best placement of green infrastructure to reduce urban heat

01 April, 2017 | Supplied by: CRC for Water Sensitive Cities

A numerical tool for designing Water Sensitive Cities — a concept closely aligned with water wise cities — is creating demonstrated impact in places like the City of Unley, Adelaide.


Advanced oxidation process for taste and odour removal

30 March, 2017 | Supplied by: Xylem Water Solutions Australia Ltd

To remove taste and odour compounds at Sung-Nam Water Treatment Plant, Xylem provided a complete advanced oxidation processes (AOP) system.


SMC HYG hygienic cylinders

24 March, 2017 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

The hygienic cylinder from SMC's HYG range uses guided rod cylinders and offers high performance when used in machine applications, especially where hygiene needs to be considered.


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