New guidelines to keep chemicals out of our waterways

19 November, 2018 | Supplied by: The University of Queensland

Environmental water quality is set to improve in Australia and New Zealand, thanks to a new method to set the maximum acceptable concentration of chemicals in waterways.

Liquid waste management at Williamtown

01 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Washbox

In sensitive environments, it is critical for a builder to ensure that there is no risk of construction chemicals from finishing trades leaching into the ground or surrounding waterways.

ECD H10C handheld conductivity, salinity, TDS and temperature meter

01 November, 2018 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The H10C Handheld Conductivity, Salinity, TDS and Temperature meter from ECD is a microprocessor-based instrument.

Thermo Fisher Scientific MACE FloPro stormwater monitoring solution

01 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The MACE FloPro stormwater monitoring solution uses a doppler ultrasonic area velocity sensor that can measure bidirectional flows in open channels, pipes and stormwater culverts without the need for civil works or weirs and flumes, etc.

New technology enables better stormwater treatment

31 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Curtin University

A new design of catch basin insert treats stormwater at the source by removing gross pollutants such as leaves and plastic, as well as smaller dissolvable pollutants.

Changing stormwater management charges would reduce runoff

24 October, 2018

Changing the way Melbourne charges for stormwater management could reduce stormwater runoff volumes by 59 billion litres and annual management costs by $191m by 2050.

Vic govt moves to improve stormwater management

19 October, 2018

The changes are intended to protect rivers, reduce the burden on drinking water supplies, and deal with the challenges of climate change and a future with less rainfall.

Seeking ideas on reducing emissions from WWTPs

15 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Melbourne Water

Melbourne Water is launching a competition where entrants can submit ideas on how to reduce wastewater emissions and potentially share in an AU$200,000 prize pool.

Dwyer Instruments Series PUF Portable Ultrasonic Flowmeter Kit

01 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Dwyer Instruments (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Series PUF Portable Ultrasonic Flowmeter Kit utilises the transit-time difference for measuring flow rates in pipes non-invasively.

Smart water meters to roll out across Telstra's NB-IoT network

26 September, 2018 | Supplied by: WaterGroup Pty Ltd

Water savings company WaterGroup is expected to undertake its biggest rollout of NarrowBand Internet of Things (NB-IoT) enabled smart water meters.

New nanofilter rapidly cleans dirty water

24 September, 2018 | Supplied by: RMIT University

Researchers have designed a nanofilter that can clean dirty water over 100 times faster than current technology, filtering both heavy metals and oils at an impressive speed.

Boneo Water Recycling Plant gets a $130m upgrade

21 September, 2018 | Supplied by: South East Water Ltd

The upgrade will include the capture of biogas generated during the treatment process to power the plant's operations and implementation of the nitrite-shunt nutrient removal process.

Major desalination study finds minimal marine impact

20 September, 2018

The six-year study looked at the effects on marine invertebrate recruitment of the pumping and 'diffusing' of high-concentration salt water back into the ocean.

Stormwater recycling scheme gets underway in Sydney

06 September, 2018

An urban stormwater recycling scheme has been switched on in the City of Sydney's Green Square, enabling residents to save tens of thousands of litres of drinking water.

TECTA-PDS TECTA B16 Enterococci ENA test

01 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

TECTA-PDS has launched the Enterococci ENA test for the TECTA B16 automated microbial detection solution

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