Water

Government pledges action in response to fish deaths report

11 April, 2019

The federal government has responded to an independent report into the 2018–19 fish deaths in the lower Darling region, pledging over $70 million to enact the report's recommendations.


Pumps United PFAS treatment system

04 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Pumps United

Pumps United has engineered a treatment process that is designed to remediate PFAS contamination.


Getting smart with 'plug-and-play' water quality monitoring

04 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Burkert Fluid Control Systems

Kempsey Shire Council updated its traditional water quality monitoring with a smarter 'plug-and-play' solution, achieving excellent accuracy results.


Commercial deal to take Mackay smart water app to next level

04 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Taggle Systems Pty Ltd

A multimillion-dollar deal between Mackay Regional Council and tech company Taggle Systems has transferred rights to the council's locally developed smart water application, MiWater.


Research traces water contaminants back to the source

02 April, 2019

Multimillion-dollar research is underway at UNSW's Water Research Centre to determine how to treat and neutralise emerging contaminants in our water supplies.


Why we need to use water desalination plants early

27 March, 2019 by Nathan Taylor, Professor Andrew Western and Professor John Langford, University of Melbourne

The long dry has left Melbourne’s water supplies at their lowest levels since 2011, at less than 55 per cent capacity.


Wetland sends phosphorous levels south

25 March, 2019 | Supplied by: SA Water

Water monitoring in the Cox Creek Catchment in the Adelaide Hills has revealed up to an 80% reduction in phosphorous levels over the last decade.


KELLER ARC-1 Autonomous Remote Data Collector

25 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The ARC-1 is the latest-generation data logger from KELLER, superseding the GSM-2 device. The unit remotely tracks pressure measurements and fill and water levels, and monitors limit values.


What's amiss with drinking treated sewage?

21 March, 2019 by Andrew Miley* | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

In 2006 Toowoomba voted against a wastewater-recycling scheme that would have supplied their homes with drinking water sourced from treated, recycled wastewater.


Watch your water footprint, says WaterAid

20 March, 2019

Food and clothing imports are preventing many poor and marginalised communities from getting a daily clean water supply, according to a new report from WaterAid.


Smart design makes water work in Tongzhou District

18 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Bentley Systems Pty Ltd

Tongzhou District in Beijing is marked for intense future urban development, but water shortages as a result of declining groundwater supplies posed a problem.


AXIOMA Metering QALCOSONIC F1 (IP65) ultrasonic water meter

18 March, 2019 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The QALCOSONIC F1 (IP65) ultrasonic water meter measures cold and hot water consumption in a residential, commercial or industrial setting.


Billions wasted in water recovery subsidies, reveals ANU study

07 March, 2019

An ANU study has revealed that billions of dollars are being wasted in water recovery subsidies across the Murray–Darling Basin.


Murray–Darling water prices unlikely to reach millennium peaks

07 March, 2019

ABARES research reveals that water allocation prices in 2019–20 are unlikely to reach Millennium Drought peaks.


Axioma Metering QALCOSONIC W1 ultrasonic water meter

06 March, 2019 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The QALCOSONIC W1 water meter is designed to accurately measure cold and hot water consumption.


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