Better odour management can save water utilities $900K a year

15 May, 2017 | Supplied by: EnviroSuite Pty Ltd

Australian technology provider EnviroSuite has discovered through an independent cost assessment that effective odour management can save single urban water utility sites up to $900,000 per year.

The Vortab Company Vortab Elbow Flow Conditioner

05 May, 2017 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The Vortab Elbow Flow Conditioner nearly eliminates flow meter upstream piping requirements by conditioning the flow stream into a flow regime, mimicking adequate straight run.

Perth desal plant recognised for infrastructure excellence

13 April, 2017 | Supplied by: SUEZ

At the 2017 National Infrastructure Awards, utility company SUEZ received the Operator & Service Provider Excellence Award for its work with Water Corporation at the Perth Seawater Desalination Plant (PSDP).

Water scarcity drives water efficiency

07 April, 2017 by Tony Arnel, Global Head of Sustainability, Norman Disney & Young | Supplied by: Norman Disney & Young

Water scarcity already affects every continent. Around 1.2 billion people — or almost one-fifth of the world's population — live in arid areas with water shortages. Another 1.6 billion people — one-quarter of our global population — face water shortages as a result of climate change.

Modelling best placement of green infrastructure to reduce urban heat

01 April, 2017 | Supplied by: CRC for Water Sensitive Cities

A numerical tool for designing Water Sensitive Cities — a concept closely aligned with water wise cities — is creating demonstrated impact in places like the City of Unley, Adelaide.

Advanced oxidation process for taste and odour removal

30 March, 2017 | Supplied by: Xylem Water Solutions Australia Ltd

To remove taste and odour compounds at Sung-Nam Water Treatment Plant, Xylem provided a complete advanced oxidation processes (AOP) system.

SMC HYG hygienic cylinders

24 March, 2017 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

The hygienic cylinder from SMC's HYG range uses guided rod cylinders and offers high performance when used in machine applications, especially where hygiene needs to be considered.

Desalinated water starts flowing in Victoria

20 March, 2017

The first water from the Victorian Desalination Plant, located in the seaside town of Wonthaggi, has begun to flow into the Cardinia Reservoir.

Federal funding for Tasmanian irrigation projects

08 March, 2017

Construction is now underway on the next round of Tasmanian Irrigation projects, which aim to support regional development and sustainable growth in Tasmania's irrigated agriculture sector.

In-Situ Aqua TROLL 600 multiparameter sonde

06 March, 2017 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The In-Situ Aqua TROLL 600, distributed by Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a customisable and powerful multiparameter water analysis instrument. It combines water quality sensors with smartphone mobility to collect and analyse users' data.

ECD TC-80 Total Chlorine Analyser

28 February, 2017 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The TC-80 Total Chlorine Analyser from Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) monitors total chlorine in drinking water, rinse water, cooling water and other freshwater samples.

Alternative models for funding water infrastructure

21 February, 2017 | Supplied by: AWA

A new report from the Australian Water Association looks at the current issues surrounding water infrastructure funding and considers ways in which new funding models present serious business opportunities for investors.

Wastewater filtration with graphene oxide

20 February, 2017 | Supplied by: Monash University

Australian SMEs Clean TeQ and Ionic Industries have joined forces with a leading graphene researcher to develop next-gen water and wastewater filtration technology.

What happens when our taps run dry?

09 February, 2017 by Mike Axton* and Brian Horton^ | Supplied by: Aurecon Pty Ltd

Digital technology allows us to step back and 'smart up' around the current cycle of water consumption and wastage.

2017 Insights: Jim Athanas

27 January, 2017 | Supplied by: Xylem Water Solutions Australia Ltd

Jim Athanas, Managing Director at Xylem Oceania, explains how a unified approach is needed to solve Australia's growing water challenges.

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