White Papers/Resources

The Sustainability Matters Resource Library contains white papers, eBooks, webcasts, videos and technical papers to help you manage and solve work related problems. Select from a variety of application and technology related subjects, supplied by market-leading vendors or written by our editorial team.

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How to maintain uninterrupted flow of water for less

Supplied by ABB Australia Pty Ltd on 16 July, 2020

Learn how to identify your best efficiency point in pumping for guaranteed water flow and minimal energy usage.


Advanced measurement of pH/ORP, conductivity and oxygen

Supplied by Endress+Hauser Australia Pty Ltd on 16 July, 2020

Learn about a mobile innovation that measures pH/ORP, conductivity and oxygen with the highest signal reliability. Discover how to establish immediately what is happening in your process.


Next-level filter backwashing raises the bar for water quality

Supplied by on 22 May, 2020

Learn about new technology that helps drinking water treatment plants to operate as efficiently as possible.


How safe is stormwater for our oceans? — A case study

Supplied by Thermo Fisher Scientific on 09 April, 2020

In this case study, learn how to identify key microbial constituents, assess water quality, determine concentrations and likely sources of indicator and tracer microorganisms, provide measures of patterns of indicator and pathogen loading in storm and ambient conditions, examine the advanced strategies used to identify patterns of pollution delivery.


Your next generation of ultrasonic smart water meters

Supplied by AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd on 21 October, 2019

Learn about this exciting new technology and how it can improve operational efficiency and cut your costs.


Cost-effective solutions to wastewater treatment

Supplied by Air Liquide Australia Limited on 13 November, 2017

Whether it’s treatment of effluent or wastewater, companies and municipalities have available to them a safer, cost-effective and more sustainable solution.


Wastewater odour technology saves over $900,000 per year

Supplied by EnviroSuite Pty Ltd on 02 June, 2017

Explore the implementation of proactive odour management, covering everything from configuring the modelling and monitoring systems, to optimising alerts and risk forecasting.


Intelligent water systems and real-time condition monitoring

Supplied by Evoqua Water Technologies Pty Ltd on 14 February, 2017

Intelligent water systems leverage today’s technology to detect any changes in water quality as soon as they occur within a network. This allows organisations to adopt smarter management strategies, provides them with greater confidence when allocating resources and enables better organisational planning.


Lithium-ion v lead – what’s the future for UPS energy storage?

Supplied by Schneider Electric IT Business on 05 August, 2016

Lithium-ion is likely to become the battery of choice for uninterruptable power supplies (UPSs) — as their costs continue to decrease, the benefits become more widely known, and manufacturers make their UPSs compatible.


How to optimise DC energy consumption with UPS eco-mode

Supplied by Schneider Electric IT Business on 02 June, 2016

Using the "eco-mode" option on UPS systems provides a proven 2% reduction in data centre energy consumption. Few data centres use this mode, however, due to the perceived side effects. Cost/benefit eco-mode tradeoffs are rarely explained adequately, unfortunately, for one to make a genuine informed decision.


Your smart-tech workplace of the future — an eBook

Supplied by Schneider Electric - Energy & Building on 02 June, 2016

Your workplace is on the cusp of a dramatic smart-tech shift. Old-styled buildings are soon to be converted into hyperconnected, responsive, controllable machines. They are set to promote energy efficiency, improve power quality and stimulate collaboration, optimising your productivity like never before.


20 cutting-edge metric innovations for sustainable business

Supplied by MCI Australia on 04 May, 2016

Innovation for sustainable business is a prime focus for top performers. It is critical to re-evaluate ways that your team measure, analyse and innovate all costs involved to capture new forms of business value and opportunities, and develop that competitive edge.


Blower technology solutions — minimise OPEX, maximise efficiency

Supplied by Kaeser Compressors Australia on 18 April, 2016

The largest operating cost for a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) is energy. The largest of all WWTP energy consumers — running blowers for aeration. With energy prices continuing to rise, understanding the compressed air demand of your system and selecting the right blower to suit is critical.


Membrane bioreactor technology increases wastewater capacity by 250%

Supplied by Evoqua Water Technologies Pty Ltd on 23 March, 2016

Rimini, Italy, boasts the biggest wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) using membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology in Europe. Its cost-effective MBR upgrade and advanced performance has allowed the centralisation of Italian coast wastewater, the demolition of redundant surrounding WWTPs and an improved unpolluted tourist coastline.


The self-cleaning pump — a game changer in the wastewater process

Supplied by Hydro Innovations on 08 March, 2016

Partially blocked pumps are extremely difficult to notice and reduce pump effectiveness by up to 40%. When the majority of energy costs of a water treatment plant are due to pumping, pump efficiency is critical.


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