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.
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.
An Australian water technology company has signed a licence agreement with a leading Japanese resources and commodity business.
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.
Bürkert New Zealand has appointed Nick Ramsden as general manager to bolster significant recent growth and to continue expansion initiatives.
A wastewater idea that employs 'designer' bacteria to 'digest' poisons in industrial fluids has been developed by the Microbial Solutions company.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.