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SA Landscape 22 October 2018
SA Government planning to scrap Natural Resources Management Act
Natural resources management (NRM) in South Australia is going “back to basics”, with the State Government planning to scrap the existing...

river drought climate change 19 October 2018
Water storage levels reveal “harsh new reality” of climate change
When it comes to national water storage levels, some parts of Australia could be facing major water restrictions sooner than they think due to the...

desalination plant 18 October 2018
Money flows into WA desalination project
Public and private investors have committed $396 million to fund a project to reduce salinity in Western Australia’s (WA) Wellington Dam.                     

NSW dam 17 October 2018
WaterNSW planning bulk water transfer as rain does little to ease drought
With severe drought conditions impacting many regions across New South Wales (NSW), the state’s bulk water supplier is taking action to ensure its...

water bulb 16 October 2018
Is the water sector ready for the next industrial revolution?
From telcos to television, many industries have faced massive digital disruption in recent years – and the water sector is no exception.                        

wastewater treatment plant 15 October 2018
High-tech greenhouses the key to growing a new Australian export industry
Australia has the potential to become the food bowl of Asia using a system of high-tech, water-efficient greenhouses.                                                        

wastewater treatment plant 12 October 2018
Seqwater pouring $1 million into protecting Brisbane River
Seqwater will spend almost $1 million over the next three years to improve the water quality of one of South East Queensland’s most important waterways.

wastewater treatment plant 11 October 2018
Goulburn unveils $32 million wastewater treatment plant
A new wastewater treatment plant has opened in Goulburn, NSW, bringing the city’s sewerage facilities into the 21st century.                                            

testing water for bacteria 10 October 2018
Glowing viral: Luminescent bacteria used to detect E.coli in drinking water
Scientists have engineered a virus that can find and destroy E.coli in drinking water within hours.                                                                                             

document signing 09 October 2018
Victoria’s new water pricing framework rewards utilities that put customers first
A new water pricing framework that puts customer engagement at the heart of utilities’ submissions has led to fast-tracked approvals and some of the lowest...

document signing 08 October 2018
Could carp herpes help native fish reclaim Australian waterways?
Carp were first introduced to Australia in the 1800s. Today, the ‘ecosystem engineers’ infest about one million square kilometres of the country’s waterways...

document signing 08 October 2018
Spotless supports water sector across the country
Spotless has partnered with the Association on a number of events across the country, sharing and promoting their knowledge of water management within...

document signing 05 October 2018
TasWater council owners approve state government buy-in
The Tasmanian Government will inject $200 million into TasWater over the next decade in return for a 10% share in the utility.                                                    

04 October 2018
Local knowledge vital to success of new flood research centre
The northern New South Wales town of Lismore has emerged from the devastation of Cyclone Debbie with a new National Centre for Flood Research (NCFR).

03 October 2018
PFAS remediation research receives millions in federal funding
The Federal Government has announced new funding for research into PFAS treatment and remediation, as contamination continues to plague communities...

02 October 2018
The Australian water quality specialist improving supply overseas
Yarra Valley Water (YVW)’s Asoka Jayaratne is on a mission to help utilities across south east Asia deliver safe drinking water to their customers.                    

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