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16 March 2018
Melbourne Water begins transition to zero emissions vehicle fleet
With the aim of becoming carbon neutral by 2030, Melbourne Water has begun its transition to becoming a zero emissions vehicle fleet within 10 years. Melbourne Water ...

15 March 2018
Perth hosts Museum of Water display
In a bid to raise awareness of the integral role water plays in people’s lives, UK artist Amy Sharrock has created her very own Museum of Water, as part of the Perth International ...

14 March 2018
Here’s how data visualisation aided operations for TasWater
Tasmania’s water utility has improved efficiency, productivity and a company-wide understanding of asset performance priorities through the use of data visualisation, the ...

13 March 2018
NSW Ombudsman makes a move on Murray-Darling Basin water thiefs
The NSW Ombudsman has started procedures to prosecute irrigators involved in the theft of Murray-Darling Basin water, following months of criticism that the regulator ...

12 March 2018
Drone tech aids Seqwater’s water condition assessment
Scheduling maintenance for assets can be an expensive exercise for utilities with large amounts of infrastructure, but one Queensland utility has applied drone tech ...

9 March 2018
MDBA profiles show decreasing agriculture employment
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has released a series of profiles revealing socio-economic trends across basin communities, with MDBA Chief Executive ...

8 March 2018
Blue Ocean filtration tech minimises water use
An Australian industrial linen cleaning business – cleaning and preparing about 120,000 tonnes of linen for health-care services annually – has drastically reduced ...

7 March 2018
Osmoflo wins contract for WA desal plant operation
The Roy Hill iron-ore mining project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia has awarded Osmoflo the contract for the delivery and long-term operation of a major ...

6 March 2018
How these Aussie surfers are leading the way in solving ocean plastic issues
With ocean plastic one of the leading environmental crises of the 21st century, a pair of Australian surfers are set to launch their contribution to the solution, with a ...

5 March 2018
How TRILITY managed the SA blackwater event within the River Murray
With flooding becoming more prevalent in many Australian states, treatment plants are being pushed to their limits to innovate with established processes and solve ...

2 March 2018
Water storage in Queensland dams to be lowered for another five years
The water storage capacity at Wivenhoe and Somerset dams in south-east Queensland will remain lowered for a further five years to make way for continued upgrades. ...

1 March 2018
Melbourne Water reduces its load on Victorian power grid
Melbourne Water’s planned demand management activities are aiming to reduce pressure on the city’s power network during the summer months, when electricity usage ...

28 February 2018
Perth Children’s Hospital water recycling system remains troubled
Health department officials have questioned the safety of a greywater recycling system in the Perth Children’s Hospital, calling to have the plant switched off due to fears of ...

27 February 2018
What is the key to achieving Sustainable Development Goals?
Transforming the way we value water will be an integral step in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, according to recent research conducted by Oxford University ...

26 February 2018
Rethinking infrastructure for more liveable communities
A project in Melbourne’s west is set to transform a modified waterway into green infrastructure, stressing the importance for Australia’s cities to start thinking green when ...

23 February 2018
Will Australia face Day Zero?
As Cape Town’s Day Zero approaches, the water security of capital cities around the world has been thrown into question and Australia’s experience with the Millenium ...

22 February 2018
Murray-Darling Basin Plan hits roadblock
The Murray-Darling Basin is subject to political friction following the announcement that Plan amendments affecting the northern part of the Basin have been disallowed by ...

21 February 2018
A peek inside Yarra Valley Water’s waste-to-energy plant
With sustainability a key focus for many utilities and businesses, Yarra Valley Water has revamped its core business, creating three new revenue streams while also servicing...

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