Water

Why we need to use water desalination plants early

27 March, 2019 by Nathan Taylor, Professor Andrew Western and Professor John Langford, University of Melbourne

The long dry has left Melbourne’s water supplies at their lowest levels since 2011, at less than 55 per cent capacity.


KELLER ARC-1 Autonomous Remote Data Collector

25 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The ARC-1 is the latest-generation data logger from KELLER, superseding the GSM-2 device. The unit remotely tracks pressure measurements and fill and water levels, and monitors limit values.


Wetland sends phosphorous levels south

25 March, 2019 | Supplied by: SA Water

Water monitoring in the Cox Creek Catchment in the Adelaide Hills has revealed up to an 80% reduction in phosphorous levels over the last decade.


What's amiss with drinking treated sewage?

21 March, 2019 by Andrew Miley* | Supplied by: Hydroflux Industrial Pty Ltd

In 2006 Toowoomba voted against a wastewater-recycling scheme that would have supplied their homes with drinking water sourced from treated, recycled wastewater.


Watch your water footprint, says WaterAid

20 March, 2019

Food and clothing imports are preventing many poor and marginalised communities from getting a daily clean water supply, according to a new report from WaterAid.


AXIOMA Metering QALCOSONIC F1 (IP65) ultrasonic water meter

18 March, 2019 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The QALCOSONIC F1 (IP65) ultrasonic water meter measures cold and hot water consumption in a residential, commercial or industrial setting.


Smart design makes water work in Tongzhou District

18 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Bentley Systems Pty Ltd

Tongzhou District in Beijing is marked for intense future urban development, but water shortages as a result of declining groundwater supplies posed a problem.


Murray–Darling water prices unlikely to reach millennium peaks

07 March, 2019

ABARES research reveals that water allocation prices in 2019–20 are unlikely to reach Millennium Drought peaks.


Billions wasted in water recovery subsidies, reveals ANU study

07 March, 2019

An ANU study has revealed that billions of dollars are being wasted in water recovery subsidies across the Murray–Darling Basin.


Axioma Metering QALCOSONIC W1 ultrasonic water meter

06 March, 2019 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The QALCOSONIC W1 water meter is designed to accurately measure cold and hot water consumption.


Testing algae to prevent future fish kills

06 March, 2019 by Jane Allman | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

As drought continues to threaten Australia's water supply and climate change disrupts our ecosystems, solutions are needed to ensure our rivers, and life in them, survive.


Optimising energy at Hunter Water

05 March, 2019 | Supplied by: SUEZ

Hunter Water is optimising water distribution throughout its network, contracting SUEZ to implement its Aquadvanced Energy solution.


Upcycling desalination waste

20 February, 2019 by David L Chandler, MIT

Engineers at MIT have developed a new desalination approach that can convert concentrated brine waste into a useful chemical resource.


Infinite Water Hydroxon water treatment technology

13 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Infinite Water

Infinite Water has announced third-party validation and endorsement of its Hydroxon technology for the treatment of drinking water to World Health Organization (WHO) and Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (ADWG) standards.


Top 5 smart water metering predictions for 2019

05 February, 2019 by Rian Sullings – Manager Smart Metering and IoT | Supplied by: WaterGroup Pty Ltd

The groundswell of interest in IoT over the past few years has brought many new opportunities for digital water metering which will continue to accelerate throughout 2019.


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