Water

The future role of instrumentation in the Australian irrigation sector

25 March, 2020 by Chris Krincevski, ABB Measurement and Analytics | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The agricultural sector is a major consumer of the nation's water supplies, meaning it must work especially hard to ensure that the available supply of water is utilised effectively.


Modifying nanocarbons to purify water

24 March, 2020

A research team from Nagoya University has developed a novel method for removing heavy metals from water.


Good water management could save our planet

23 March, 2020

Released on Sunday, 22 March, the UN World Water Development Report details how water resources are an essential part of a solution to climate change.


Groundwater research assesses springs complex

18 March, 2020

A three-year ARC Linkage project will look to conserve the delicate balance of water flow through the Doongmabulla Springs Complex in the Carmichael Basin in Queensland.


Tony Wong takes new direction for water-sensitive cities

06 March, 2020

Tony Wong has stepped down as CEO of the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, taking on new roles within the CRCWSC and the Water Sensitive Cities Institute.


AMS Water Metering Qalcosomic W1 ultrasonic water meter

01 March, 2020 | Supplied by: AMS Water Metering

Axioma's Qalcosonic W1 water meter from AMS Water Metering is now LoRaWAN Certified, confirming that the device fully conforms to the LoRaWAN specification.


Bridge Hub aims to solve Australia's water problems

28 February, 2020

Bridge Hub is about to launch its 2020 Water Challenge, with the goal of finding practical solutions to water issues around Australia and the world.


Is water the solution for renewable energy storage?

27 February, 2020

A new study has suggested that seasonally pumped hydropower storage (SPHS) could be the answer for storing renewable energy over the long term.


KELLER KOLIBRI Cloud

01 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The KOLIBRI Cloud from KELLER is designed to fill the needs of users that want to access their data anytime and from anywhere.


Endress+Hauser FTL51B and FTL41 vibronic instruments

22 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Endress+Hauser Australia Pty Ltd

The Endress+Hauser FTL51B and FTL41 vibrating fork level instruments detect the point levels of liquids, with Bluetooth, Industry 4.0 and IIoT capabilities.


Insights 2020: Adrian Minshull, Group Chairman and CEO of Hydroflux

22 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

An interesting Q&A with Adrian about industrial water and wastewater technology in relation to the continuing drought, climate change, renewables and rising energy costs.


Smart metering trial to manage supply and demand for key irrigation customers

15 January, 2020 | Supplied by: WaterGroup Pty Ltd

WaterGroup was engaged to supply smart water metering to enable Western Water to better understand usage through water meter data.


Smart bins of the sea: City of Melbourne uses Seabin technology

15 January, 2020 | Supplied by: City of Melbourne

Following a successful trial last year, the City of Melbourne has installed five floating Seabins in the Yarra River.


Water tech hub launches in Singapore

10 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Xylem Water Solutions Australia Ltd

A multidisciplinary centre for water, wastewater and energy technologies has been launched by global water tech company Xylem at its regional headquarters in Singapore.


Fish flock to Sydney desalination plant

08 January, 2020

A team of researchers has discovered that the Sydney Desalination Plant is attracting some species of fish, which are increasing in numbers at the plant's discharge site.


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