Pool together: building towards more resilient water infrastructure

23 August, 2021 by Sarah Board*, Manager – Water, Dams & Hydropower at SMEC | Supplied by: SMEC

It's fitting that the theme of this year's World Water Week (23–27 August) is Building Resilience Faster, writes Sarah Board, Manager – Water, Dams & Hydropower at SMEC.

$108m investment to boost water security

16 August, 2021

The Australian Government is investing $108 million to improve water security and reliability across the country.

Hydrant bikini set to solve soiling issues

19 July, 2021

An innovative fire hydrant protection device could significantly reduce maintenance costs and extend the life of hydrants.

ABB wins contract to support Sydney Water infrastructure project

16 July, 2021 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB will provide drive and motor products and services as part of Sydney Water's ProMac water and wastewater infrastructure project.

New process makes sea water drinkable in minutes

07 July, 2021

A Korean research team has developed a membrane distillation process to turn sea water into drinking water, using a stable-performance electrospun nanofibre membrane.

AVK WANG PN35 high-pressure couplings

01 July, 2021 | Supplied by: AVK Australia Pty Ltd

The PN35 high-pressure couplings join high-pressure pipelines in repair situations and new installations, and are specifically designed for local conditions.

Sydney takes steps towards sustainable city water

22 June, 2021

A joint project from the City of Sydney and Sydney Water will see the installation of an extensive recycled water network and a greater push towards circular water solutions.

One-step water purification and desalination

22 June, 2021

New, high-performance adsorptive membranes enable one-step desalination and purification of complex water sources with the added bonus of being able to target and recover potentially valuable ions, researchers report.

Global challenges in the water sector

14 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is proud to contribute to the achievement of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, especially (SDG 6) for clean water and sanitation.

Dwyer Instruments SERIES IEF Insertion Electromagnetic Flow Transmitter

01 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Dwyer Instruments (Aust) Pty Ltd

The SERIES IEF Insertion Electromagnetic Flow Transmitter, from Dwyer Instruments, is an adjustable insertion flowmeter featuring electromagnetic technology that measures fluid velocity in addition to providing several continuous signal outputs.

ACT suburb required customised solution for potable water tank

10 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Tecpro Australia

Eductors can be a game changer when it comes to mixing liquids in suspension because they can eliminate the need for mechanical devices.

Partnership helps improve waterway health in Vic

07 May, 2021 | Supplied by: M2M Connectivity

M2M and Bio2Lab IoT partnership helps EPA Victoria improve waterway health.

Maxwells H2O Services joins HydroChem

06 May, 2021

HydroChem has announced the acquisition of Cairns-based water treatment company Maxwells H2O Services, a specialist in commercial and industrial water treatment.

Keller DCX-22 ECO submersible autonomous data logger

01 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The DCX-22 ECO from Keller is a submersible, battery-powered, autonomous data logger designed for recording pressure and temperature over long periods of up to 10 years.

Thermo Scientific HAA9 Disinfection By-Products (HAAs) Application Workflow

14 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The application workflow is designed to provide accurate and reproducible determination of haloacetic acids in drinking water samples.

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