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 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'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.
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.
Andrew Nicol, the Managing Director of Anzdac Water Treatment, talks about how new technologies and a new attitude can result in big savings.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
Could California happen here? Yes, acute water shortages are not the reserve of historically arid regions alone.
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.