Water

Zeulab Microcystest test kit for microcystins in water

26 October, 2015 | Supplied by: Novasys Group Pty Ltd

Microcystest is a test for the detection of microcystins and nodularins (hepatotoxins) in water. The kit is based on the protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A) activity inhibition by microcystins and is therefore able to detect the potential toxicity caused by microcystins in water samples.


Catchment health is key to water quality

23 October, 2015

The 2015 Healthy Waterways Report Card recognises the increasing amount of sediment entering South East Queensland waterways as the number one issue affecting water quality.


Making boat ballast water safe

23 October, 2015 | Supplied by: UV-Guard Australia Pty Ltd

With the boating season fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about how owners of boats can meet regulations and ensure their ballast water is pathogen-free before discharge to the ocean.


SUEZ Group aqualead water conditioning range

14 October, 2015 | Supplied by: SUEZ

SUEZ Group has launched aqualead — a complete water conditioning range focused on the industrial water cycle. The offering ranges from the provision of water conditioning products for the treatment of all aspects of industrial water management through to dedicated wastewater, cooling and boiler water conditioning services.


Smart water networks are key to combating drought across Australia

14 October, 2015 by Mary Wilson, Director Smart Metering, Sensus | Supplied by: Sensus Australia

Over the past year, rainfall totals dipped to their lowest on record for parts of Australia.


Our thoughts on water revealed

09 October, 2015 | Supplied by: AWA

People's perceptions about water have been revealed with the release of two key reports from the Australian Water Association.


Water-tracing technology to monitor Sydney Basin groundwater

02 October, 2015

Researchers from UNSW have used water-tracing technology in the Sydney Basin to determine how groundwater moves in the different layers of rock below the surface.


Veolia's 15-year contract extension for Wyuna Water

24 September, 2015

Resource management company Veolia has signed a 15-year contract extension with Sydney Water for operations and maintenance of Wyuna Water's facilities.


Andzac continues to develop its aeration and mixing technology

22 September, 2015 | Supplied by: Andzac Water Treatment

After moving into new premises and constructing a new 40,000 L testing tank, Andzac Water Treatment is now able to improve efficiency further by 'tuning' the venturis of its aeration technology. AWT is also adding an additional source of air injection into the pre-pump stage, including flash mixing, which will allow the introduction of chemicals to be added into the jet venturi stream.


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.


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