Water

Tung Nguyen to lead water and wastewater treatment for Arup

13 July, 2016 | Supplied by: Arup

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.


Soil moisture monitoring for better irrigation and crop nutrition

06 July, 2016 | Supplied by: Outpost Central

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.


VEGA VEGAPULS 64 radar level sensor for liquids

05 July, 2016 | Supplied by: VEGA Australia Pty Ltd

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.


Aquafides UV water disinfection systems

04 July, 2016 | Supplied by: UV-Guard Australia Pty Ltd

Aquafides UV water disinfection systems are validated to meet the stringent global performance benchmarks as part of DVGW, ÖVGW and SVGW certification.


Stormwater recycling project with a winning design

21 June, 2016

Design, science and sustainability have come together at a Sydney Park stormwater project, which has now won a 2016 Good Design Award.


Leak detection — a dam good idea

16 June, 2016 by Andrew Spence

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.


Get used to flash flooding, scientists say

06 June, 2016 | Supplied by: University of New South Wales

As Australia's east coast is ravaged by storms, UNSW engineers have got some bad news — due to climate change, flash flooding from such events is becoming more likely.


Managing golf course irrigation with soil moisture monitoring

03 June, 2016 | Supplied by: Outpost Central

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 Water Management Service

01 June, 2016 | Supplied by: WaterGroup Pty Ltd

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.


Soil moisture monitoring for olives

30 May, 2016 | Supplied by: Outpost Central

Olives are a hardy, drought-tolerant crop that recovers quickly from water stress. So why use soil moisture monitoring on olives?


How sustainable are the world's urban water cities?

19 May, 2016 | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

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.


HYDAC AutoFilt TwistFlow Strainer ATF

13 May, 2016 | Supplied by: HYDAC International

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.


Veolia appoints new CEO for Asia–Pacific

12 May, 2016 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Veolia Water Technologies has announced the appointment of Frédéric Théry as its Asia–Pacific chief executive officer. Théry took on the role in January 2016 after Veolia reorganised its operational entities according to four geographical regions, in order to facilitate greater cooperation between the company's various business units.


Tecpro V22 Dust Cannon

12 May, 2016 | Supplied by: Tecpro Australia

The V22 Dust Cannon is designed to use saline or salt water without the risk of rapid corrosion of components. This makes it suitable for the materials handling, ship loading and mining industries, where its powerful, energy-efficient turbine makes the unit good for controlling dust.


Beach buoys to detect water contamination

03 May, 2016

US researchers have developed a way to inform beachgoers in a timely manner as to whether or not the water is clean enough to swim in.


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