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  • The Source Management specialist network strives to facilitate wastewater source management and enhance the profile of the industry and its people through the promotion of communication and training as appropriate. 

    This webpage provides information, background materials, articles, conference reports, opportunities and links about Source Management for members of AWA, Australia-wide.


    This will be a dynamic website and be constantly changing as new information comes to hand. The committee relies on its users to help build the site so please send contributions and suggestions to


    What is Source Management?

    Wastewater source management is preventing, managing or influencing the introduction of contaminants that enter the sewerage system from trade waste premises, commercial premises, households or other sources to achieve the Five (5) Key Wastewater Input Management Objectives.

    • Safety of People
    • Protection of Assets (Pipes, Plant and Equipment)
    • Protection of Treatment Processes
    • Facilitation of Regulatory & Licence Compliance
    • Facilitation of Recycling

    Ask your Source Management question!

    You have a query about Source Management, its implementation, management, regulation or any other issues? 

    Don't hesitate... Send an email to, your query will be forwarded to all committee members and those who are in the best position to answer will respond as soon as practicable.


    Want to join the Source Management Specialist Network?

    If you or a colleague would like to keep updated on the latest developments and events in Source Management, then join us! To join this network you must be an AWA member. 






    Ozwater'15 - Call For Papers  
    Closing 28 August 2014 

    AWA is calling for abstract submissions for Australia's international water conference and exhibition - Ozwater'15. The overall theme for the event is 'Water for Growth and Prosperity", with key sub-themes in:  

    • Technology, Operations and Asset Management, 
    • Governance, Regulation and Structure, 
    • Water for Rural, Remote and Regional Communities, 
    • Water for Agriculture, Food and Beverages, 
    • Water for Mining, Resources and Power,  
    • The Customer and Community, and 
    • Liveable Cities. 

    Submissions close 28 August - don't miss your chance to share your ideas, research, or initiative, and the opportunity to collaboratively encourage innovation and professional development.


    Visit to find out more and submit your abstract.




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