Clearer picture of the Murray-Darling's future

29 February, 2008

The latest issue of ECOS reports on a massive research effort to accurately map the Murray-Darling Basin's surface water and groundwater resources.

Sulfur hexafluoride detector

25 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Ampcontrol Pty Ltd

The Austech SF6 leak detector is an extractive gas sampling system designed for the continuous detection and monitoring of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) gas leaks. The product houses an in-built gas sensor which is designed to enhance the detection sensitivity of SF6.

Strap chopper

25 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Fromm Packaging Australia

The model 510 Sweed Strap Chopper operates at high volume and is designed to reduce PET strap into a saleable waste for recycling. The strap waste can be easily reduced in volume from a 3 m2 industrial bin to a 200 L drum.

Major water interception report released

14 February, 2008

The National Water Commission has released a report on the challenges facing governments in managing water interception activities.

Desalination energy efficiency

23 January, 2008

"New discoveries in microbiology and nanotechnology applied to reverse osmosis (RO) membrane technology will allow increased energy efficiency of desalination and water recycling plants around the world", said Dr David Garman

Vortex flowmeters

23 January, 2008 | Supplied by: Endress+Hauser Australia Pty Ltd

Proline Prowirl 72/73 flowmeters can be used for the accurate and reliable measurement of steam.

Monitoring water in schools

23 January, 2008 | Supplied by: 'us' - Utility Services

HydroShare is a web-based water consumption monitoring system which monitors actual use, trend and water flow in real time which means that water leaks can be identified immediately and repaired faster

Bottle makes dirty water drinkable

11 January, 2008

Michael Pritchard has introduced the Lifesaver container, a plastic bottle that claims to instantly clean the dirtiest water, making it safe to drink.

Straub repair clamp

18 December, 2007 | Supplied by: KCES Pty Ltd

The Straub-Clamp is used for the safe, reliable repair of gas, water and drainage pipes made from a range of materials (steels, cast iron, ductile, iron, fibre cement, GRP, PE, PP, ABS, PVC).

Chlorine tester

18 December, 2007 | Supplied by: Palintest Ltd

The Chlorosense chlorine tester is simpler and less technique-dependent than DPD tablets. It provides quick, simple and accurate testing of a wide range of chlorine concentration levels.

Online water quality control

18 December, 2007 | Supplied by: Crea Laboratory Technologies Pty Ltd

The Pamas Waterviewer is an online particle counter for water quality control measurements.

Sustainable games

11 December, 2007

London 2012 (www.london2012.com) chairman, Sebastian Coe has outlined a plan — Towards A One Planet 2012 — to make the London Games the most sustainable in the event’s history.

Recycling filtration plant wins water-saving award

30 November, 2007

Worth Recycling's water filtration plant, built to serve Illawarra Coal's Appin Mine, has been named as Sydney's best water saver at Sydney Water's annual awards ceremony.

Nozzles for car washing systems

23 November, 2007 | Supplied by: Spraying Systems Co Pty Ltd

Spraying Systems has introduced a series of spraying nozzles for car washing tasks including pre-soak, wash, rinse, wax, final rinse and self-serve operations. The nozzles, comprising flat, full cone, solid stream, and self-aspirating designs, can provide operational expense savings for carwash operations, not only in terms of water savings but in preventing the use of excess chemicals and reagents.

Greywater diverter system

22 October, 2007 | Supplied by: Total Eden

The ecoCare Grey Water Diverter System is a compact automatic system that works by collecting and harvesting water from a household's shower, bath or washing machine. When the wastewater is diverted into the system, the pump is activated, pumping the greywater to the garden.

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