Icon Water will this year commence a major capital investment into both of Canberra's water treatment plants, which will see the upgrade of their disinfection systems for the water supply of the ACT and the region.
Tung Nguyen has joined consulting company Arup as its Australasia process leader, a role in which he will lead the company's work with water and wastewater treatment facilities in the region.
As part of the World Water Congress & Exhibition, the IWA and the Australian Water Partnership will convene government and business leaders, NGOs, scientists and international organisations to the global Water Scarcity and Drought Summit.
While soil moisture monitoring is often thought of as a water-saving technology, it also provides other significant benefits — for example, better crop irrigation and nutrition.
VEGAPULS 64 is a radar level sensor for liquids, operating at a frequency of 80 GHz. The product features high dynamics and good-quality focusing, enabling media with poor reflective properties, ie, low dielectric constant, to be measured.
Design, science and sustainability have come together at a Sydney Park stormwater project, which has now won a 2016 Good Design Award.
Preventing liquid wastes polluting the surrounding area is one of the environmental concerns facing the mining industry. Now, a South Australian company has developed a device for detecting leaks in holding ponds that may help with this concern. The device could also have applications for holding ponds in the wastewater, agriculture and wine industries.
A wildeye soil moisture system, recently installed at Wembley Golf Course in the Town of Cambridge, is being used to fine-tune irrigation and demonstrate efficiency.
WaterGroup's Water Management Service is suitable for people who want to save water but don't have the time. The service comprises submetering and smart metering, water management and active follow-up on leaks and abnormal consumption.
Sydney and Melbourne have been declared the eighth and 11th most sustainable urban water cities in the world, according to the Sustainable Cities Water Index.
The AutoFilt TwistFlow Strainer ATF ensures the production of service water from a secondary sedimentation tank's runoff. The product is a self-cleaning filter apparatus for solid-liquid separation, suitable for separating suspended solids up to several grams per litre from treated wastewater.