With a new Water Quality Calculator now available on the internet, managing irrigation water quality to sustain crop production and deliver positive environmental outcomes is in sight.
Ipswich residents in Queensland will continue to enjoy access to clean drinking water thanks to funding from the Queensland Government.
The Baleen Filter combines micro-screening with a self-cleaning mechanism to deliver reliable and economical filtration results. Solids of greater size than the filter media aperture will be separated and collected with minimal water retention.
The Shindengen KS723 non-glass pH meter is a robust pocket-sized meter based on ISFET semiconductor technology. The meter is suitable for both laboratory and field use as it does not use a glass electrode. It is also suitable for the food industry and applications where traditional glass electrodes are not suitable.
The CR1000 measurement and control module replaces the CR10 series data logger and is suitable for long-term, remote deployment under a wide range of applications and industries, including the environmental, hydrological, mining and geotechnical sectors.
A joint venture between Copa Water and Everhard Industries has seen the development of a small-sized CDS unit. The PL0506 CDS Gross Pollutant Trap, or as it has been nicknamed, 'The Nipper', is made from pre-moulded polymer. Apart from treating stormwater the design has already been proposed for a further application in the pre-treatment of grey-water for a large scale water reuse project in Melbourne.
The Goulds ITT model GSC horizontal, double suction, split-case centrifugal pumps are specifically designed for applications such as water supply primary lift and booster stations, power plant filtration, water treatment, and cleaning applications in the pulp and paper industry. Additionally the building and fire industries use this style of pump.
Water reuse in south-west Western Australia is being targeted by a CSIRO flagship called â€˜The Water for a Healthy Countryâ€™.
The Gold Coast City Council is looking to establish a desalination plant to top up water supplies in times of drought.
National ICT Australia (NICTA) has announced the first of its Priority Challenge Strategic Projects, the Water Information Network (WIN) Project. According to NICTA, this project is aimed at providing the information infrastructure to support smart use of the water resource on the scale of an entire water catchment.
The latest release of Wallingford Software's InfoWorks, version 6.5, offers extended features in all three modules - water supply, collection systems and river systems. Also, across the product the links with ArcGIS are enhanced, demonstrating the continued commitment to maintaining links with GIS products ArcGIS, MapInfo and Autodesk.
The StormDrain is a surface water drainage product that has a strong, lightweight construction and a unique criss-cross bracing that adds extra strength for all conditions, as well as a pre-drilled outlet for easier installation. It is made from recycled plastic and has accessories that can be easily attached with PVC glue. There is also the option of coloured and stainless steel grates which are available for domestic or commercial installations.
The Eco-Care grey wastewater diverter system is a compact (1/3 m2), semi-automatic system that works by collecting water from a household's shower, bath and washing machine. When the wastewater is diverted into the system, the pump is activated, pumping the grey water to the garden and lawn. If the system is not used over a 24 h period, the timer automatically dumps the residual grey water.