Sponsorship raises awareness

14 August, 2008

Grundfos Pumps Australia is sponsoring the ‘Droughtbusters’ entrant in this years 2008 SA Variety Bash. The team is made up of Darren Ferber, Kelly Mitchell and Kevin Archer, and hopes to raise awareness of the everyday struggles of communities living through the worst of the ongoing drought conditions.


Snow made from recycled water used at Mt Buller

25 July, 2008

Mt Buller, a Victorian alpine resort, has marked a milestone today as recycled water from the resort’s Water Reuse system has been used for snowmaking for the first time.

Water technology company signs licence agreement

17 July, 2008

An Australian water technology company has signed a licence agreement with a leading Japanese resources and commodity business.


Australia links with the US WateReuse Association

09 July, 2008

Information and research on water recycling available in Australia will be boosted with the establishment of an Australian division of the United States WateReuse Association.

Burkert appoints general manager in NZ

24 June, 2008

Bürkert New Zealand has appointed Nick Ramsden as general manager to bolster significant recent growth and to continue expansion initiatives.


Bacteria turns poisons into greywater

28 May, 2008

A wastewater idea that employs 'designer' bacteria to 'digest' poisons in industrial fluids has been developed by the Microbial Solutions company.

Water level monitoring

22 May, 2008 | Supplied by: EnviroEquip Pty Ltd

The Level Troll 100 is an economical, absolute (non-vented) data logging instrument for monitoring and recording changes in water level, pressure and temperature.

Convergent Water Controls opens Melbourne office

16 May, 2008

Sydney-based Convergent Water Controls (CWC) has purchased the business of Chemical Fluid Systems and changed the name to Convergent Water Controls. Robert O’Brien has been appointed the Victorian state manager for CWC.

Event focuses on sustainable water solutions for cities

13 May, 2008

The Singapore International Water Week is the global platform for water solutions that will bring together policymakers, industry leaders, experts and practitioners to address challenges, showcase technologies, discover opportunities and celebrate achievements in the water world.

Submersible fluorometer

23 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Aqualab Scientific Pty Ltd

Cyclops-7 is the latest submersible fluorometer release from Turner Designs. It measures chlorophyll a or Rhodamine WT and has an optional solid secondary standard.

Hydro-optic water disinfection

23 April, 2008 | Supplied by: EIMCO Water Technologies Pty Ltd

The Atlantium out-of-the-water UV disinfection system is suitable for the treatment of water and wastewater used in industrial and municipal processes. The chemical-free process uses hydro-optic disinfection (HOD) technology and is designed to replace traditional disinfection methods such as chlorine, ozone and pasteurisation.

New water know-how on show at Beltana

16 April, 2008

A preview of Australia's best knowledge for saving money and water in the pastoral industry will be unveiled at the Beltana Field Day in South Australia, 23 April 2008.

Survey identifies impact of skills shortages

16 April, 2008

An Australian national survey assessing the impact of the skills shortage on the operations of water utilities has identified that the industry is facing an 8600 employee shortfall by 2017 at a time of increasing infrastructure development.

Membranes used in desalination

10 April, 2008

According to Tom Pankratz, a director of the International Desalination Association (IDA) and editor of the weekly Water Desalination Report, membranes that employ nanofiltration or reverse osmosis technologies to remove salt from water also effectively and consistently remove most organic compounds classified as pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) and endocrine disruptors (EDCs).

Water management prize awarded

07 April, 2008

Dr Andrew Benedek, Canadian researcher and technopreneur, has received the inaugural Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize in Singapore for outstanding contributions in the world of water management.

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