Bacteria lend a hand to separate water and oil

15 March, 2021

Researchers from NC State have discovered that certain bacteria make a slimy but tough biofilm for protection and motility — and it can be used to separate water and oil.

Electro-Chemical Devices TC-80 Total Chlorine Analyser

01 February, 2021 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The analyser monitors total chlorine in drinking water, rinse water, cooling water or other fresh water samples.

Water networks need to get smart, says report

18 January, 2021

A report released by IDTechEx predicts that, in the water pipe network alone, the industry of sensors will grow to over $3.5 billion by 2030.

Thought Leaders 2021: Chris Hoey

14 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Burkert Fluid Control Systems

2021 is expected to be a year of opportunity for those who are ready to embrace digital connectivity, according to Chris Hoey, Managing Director of Bürkert Australia.

WaterGroup helps Sydney Water listen out for leaks

16 November, 2020 | Supplied by: WaterGroup Pty Ltd

Sydney Water is improving strategies to reduce leaks and breaks across its network using acoustic sensors.

Airport PFAS water treatment plant powered by solar

13 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Enviropacific Services

Environmental services provider Enviropacific has completed construction of an innovative water treatment facility at Melbourne Airport to tackle PFAS contamination.

Metal-free Monash method removes E. coli from water

26 October, 2020

Engineers at Monash University have devised an improved method to remove potentially deadly bacteria from water using graphitic carbon nitride and sunlight.

Byron Shire pilots smart water meters

21 October, 2020

Byron Shire Council has appointed WaterGroup to deliver about 400 smart water meters to help optimise water management in the region.

Kew-Balwyn Water Main Upgrade complete

01 October, 2020

Yarra Valley Water has upgraded a 104-year-old water main supplying water to 14,000 properties from Kew to Balwyn.

Process begins to assess SA's water utility assets

10 September, 2020

Water utility assets owned by three South Australian local government councils are seeking registrations of interest as part of a market testing process to determine the future of the assets.

McMenon Averaging Pitot Tube

01 September, 2020 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The McMenon Averaging Pitot Tube is a multiport self-averaging flow meter with a design based on the classical pitot tube concept of fluid flow measurement.

Hirschmann IT Mammuthus switches

18 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The MTS series of high-performance enterprise Ethernet switches from Hirschmann IT offers an intelligent and secure IT/OT converged solution for a range of networks.

Lendlease saves water with smart metering

13 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Lendlease

Lendlease has implemented a smart water metering program in its retirement villages, saving the equivalent of over 17 Olympic-sized pools of water since 2017.

Sunlight-powered tech desalinates water in <30 min

12 August, 2020

An international team of researchers has transformed brackish water and sea water into safe, clean drinking water in less than 30 minutes using metal–organic frameworks and sunlight.

Kaeser Compressors EBS series rotary screw blower

06 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

The EBS series of rotary screw compressors from Kaeser Compressors is specially designed for water industry applications, and is CE and EMC certified.

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