Water: for liveable communities and sustainable industries

20 January, 2016 | Supplied by: AWA

There will be a spotlight on sustainability and liveable cities at the Ozwater'16 international water conference and exhibition, which is being held in Melbourne from 10–12 May. Early-bird prices close 31 March.

Rotork IQ19 valve actuator

19 January, 2016 | Supplied by: Rotork Australia

Rotork has introduced the IQ19 — a non-intrusive, intelligent, electric actuator with an optimised combination of valve stem diameter acceptance and torque output to facilitate the automation of valves and penstocks typically found in the water and effluent treatment industries.

Kennards Hire Test & Measure Hydrostatic Test Pumps

19 January, 2016 | Supplied by: Kennards

Kennards Hire Test & Measure's Hydrostatic Test Pumps enable automatic pressure testing of pipeline systems, vessels and containers. The pumps are designed for the plumbing and civil industries to pressure test water-main, pipeline and sewer force mains for possible leaks.

Tackling tough water treatment jobs

19 January, 2016 | Supplied by: Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group

Bredel hose pumps have tackled tough media such as kieselguhr and crude oil with ease, indicating that the robust pumps are suitable for extreme tasks.

Electro-Chemical Devices HCA1 Portable Colorimetric Chlorine Test Kit

18 January, 2016 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The Electro-Chemical Devices HCA1 Portable Colorimetric Chlorine Test Kit is suitable for testing free and total chlorine in drinking water, wastewater, environmental waters, cooling towers and rinse waters in the food and beverage industry.

CEO Insights: Andrew Nicol, Andzac Water Treatment

12 January, 2016 | Supplied by: Andzac Water Treatment

Andrew Nicol, the Managing Director of Anzdac Water Treatment, talks about how new technologies and a new attitude can result in big savings.

Water pipes crawl with millions of bacteria

21 December, 2015

Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have discovered that drinking water is to a large extent purified by millions of 'good' bacteria found in water pipes and purification plants. So far, the knowledge about them has been practically non-existent, but this new research is about to change that.

Smart water metering for a dry continent

10 December, 2015 by Glenn Johnson

While Australia is the driest populated continent on Earth, growing urban populations, economic growth and increased agricultural production are all expected to increase water usage further in the coming decades.

Desaln8 In Situ Desalination technology

02 December, 2015 | Supplied by: Desaln8 Pty Ltd

ISD is a low-power desalination solution that solves the waste issue at the point of source. The chemical-free technology is said to be cheaper to run than traditional desalination systems.

Michell Instruments HygroCal100 portable humidity verification system

23 November, 2015 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

Michell Instruments has introduced a portable verification system for humidity probes — the HygroCal100. Weighing just 3.2 kg and with a battery life of up to 8 h, the unit is designed with portability in mind.

Top tips for Smart Irrigation Month

16 November, 2015

With Australia set to face a severe El Niño summer, with predicted droughts and bushfires across the country, Reece Irrigation has declared November 2015 to be the inaugural 'Smart Irrigation Month'.

Alfa Laval PP spiral membranes

12 November, 2015 | Supplied by: Alfa Laval Pty Ltd

Alfa Laval's range of membrane filtration equipment includes its PP spiral membranes. The compact membranes offer a large filtration area, which is said to give the user better performance and the possibility to produce a wider product range.

Underground water mining — why fixing leaks is essential to enable development

09 November, 2015 by Guenter Hauber-Davidson* | Supplied by: WaterGroup Pty Ltd

Could California happen here? Yes, acute water shortages are not the reserve of historically arid regions alone.

Oxygenating the Swan and Canning rivers

04 November, 2015 | Supplied by: BOC Limited

Linde Gases has developed SOLVOX systems for the efficient introduction of oxygen into the treatment of drinking water. The technology has been proven as a primary remediation technique for the Swan Canning Estuary System, Perth.

Tecpro Australia stainless steel eductors

02 November, 2015 | Supplied by: Tecpro Australia

Eductors from Tecpro Australia offer a simple way to mix and maintain desired suspension levels of solids. They are highly polished inside and out to prevent bacteria build-up.

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