Water

Providing clean tank water to rural homes without using chemicals

22 September, 2015 | Supplied by: UV-Guard Australia Pty Ltd

Clean and safe drinking water is essential for good health; however, when you're living on a rural property, clean water from a rainwater tank is not always guaranteed.


Delivering efficiency in the water business

14 September, 2015 by Rod Naylor, Executive General Manager Growth, Veolia Australia New Zealand, Sydney and Veolia Innovation and Markets Department, Paris | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Making sustainable changes that deliver more for less is a challenging task. Substantial, sustainable change requires a willingness to change the very nature of an organisation: what it does, how it gets done and even who does it.


Guidelines to ensure water supply during a crisis

28 August, 2015

ISO 24518 looks at the steps water utilities have to take in order to be ready for any crisis situation; what to do during an emergency; and how to re-establish services and learn from the situation.


IHG and Water Footprint Network to develop water stewardship program

26 August, 2015

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has appointed the Water Footprint Network to develop a worldwide water stewardship program for the hotel company.


'Shade balls' protect water quality at Los Angeles Reservoir

25 August, 2015

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has completed the deployment of 96 million 'shade balls' into the 71 ha Los Angeles Reservoir.


Gems Sensors & Controls DipTape level indicator

13 August, 2015 | Supplied by: Control Components Pty Ltd

Gems Sensors & Controls DipTape level indicators are a simple way to measure the liquid level in storage tanks and IBCs. They are suitable for quick, periodic readouts where power is unavailable or undesirable.


Tsurumi 1000 V submersible dewatering pumps

11 August, 2015 | Supplied by: Australian Pump Industries Pty Ltd

Tsurumi's 1000 V submersible dewatering pumps were specifically designed to withstand the punishing conditions found in mining sites. The three-phase pumps have flows of up to 6500 L/min and maximum head of up to 200 m.


ABB Aztec AFM631 fluoride analyser

05 August, 2015 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The Aztec 600 fluoride analyser provides accurate measurement of fluoride concentrations to enable precise control of water fluoridation. The analyser measures total solubilised fluoride using a combination fluoride ion-selective electrode.


Controlling Legionella with UV water disinfection

05 August, 2015 | Supplied by: UV-Guard Australia Pty Ltd

UV-Guard's water treatment systems provide protection against Legionnaires' disease — a debilitating and potentially fatal condition caused by the Legionella bacteria, which thrives in warm, moist environments.


Robot boats to respond to major weather events

28 July, 2015

Roboticist Dr Matthew Dunbabin has developed a flotilla of robotic boats that could monitor the effects of major weather events and provide early warning on potential environmental disasters.


Xylem names new managing director

22 July, 2015

Jim Athanas has been named the managing director for water technology provider Xylem Oceania. To be based in Sydney, he will be responsible for driving revenue and market share expansion.


Googonians — 'living the good life'

21 July, 2015 by Susan Farr | Supplied by: AECOM Australia Pty Ltd

A Googonian is a proud new owner of a sustainable home in the new township of Googong, conveniently located between Canberra in the ACT and Queanbeyan in Southern NSW. This premium development is centred on values of sustainability, affordability and community, and has established innovative and ambitious sustainability goals that are serving to demonstrate best practice both in Australia and internationally.


A stormwater harvesting system at Sydney Park

20 July, 2015

The City of Sydney has officially opened an $11.3 million stormwater harvesting system to support wetlands and wildlife in Sydney Park.


Alternative approach to intelligent water network

20 July, 2015 | Supplied by: WaterGroup Pty Ltd

An alternative approach to establish an advanced intelligent water network comprises a suite of tools deployed to maximise the overall benefit while minimising cost.


Initiative to bring clean drinking water to India

17 July, 2015

The Tata-UNSW Water Initiative aims to provide clean drinking water to regional India through low-cost water purification solutions.


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