In the News

Smart Water Fund Round 10 Announced

The Smart Water Fund has announced that applications will open during October for $1 million in funding to support innovative urban water projects which can demonstrate innovation and leading edge research that will have a positive impact on the Victorian water industry. Round 10 is open to commercial businesses, research institutions and consulting firms for projects which are able to demonstrate benefits in two specific areas

17 Oct 2012

In the News

Water Recycling Funding - Round 5 Announced

Funding Round 5 – The Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence is pleased to announce further funding is now available for applied and strategic research projects that quantitatively demonstrate and/or enhance the social, economic or environmental value of water recycling in Australia. Deadline for registering intent to submit a proposal 30 November 2012

16 Oct 2012

In the News

Working Wetlands Project - Melbourne Botanic Gardens

WaterGroup consultants involved in the Working Wetlands project for the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, attended the official launch. The scheme captures local stormwater and stores it in the ornamental lake and four large storage tanks for irrigation of the gardens. The scheme includes a gravity fed creek to create a rainforest habitat, water treatment plant and pump stations. WaterGroup prepared the tender documentation and is currently carrying out a design review on behalf of the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens.

24 Aug 2012

In the News

Qld Govt Review Mandatory Rainwater Tank laws

Qld Govt discussion paper to kickstart a 30-year plan for water sector includes a review of laws mandating rain water tanks and solar hot water systems on new buildings

20 Jul 2012

In the News

Parliament passes National Water Commission Amendment Bill

The NWC will continue in its role as an independent statutory body providing transparent assurance on all governments' progress in meeting their commitments under the National Water Initiative (NWI) and other important water reforms,

22 Jun 2012

Published Articles

Planning for Sustainable Use of Water in Abattoirs

The grass is lush once more for most of eastern Australia, but effective and efficient water usage needs to remain a prioirty for the meat processing industry, says Guenter Hauber-Davidson, Managing Director of the WaterGroup. Rainwater harvesting, recycling water, reduced leakage and waste, re-using water for noncritical tasks, water saving devices, maintenance of equipment and pipes all can be implemented with relative ease with attractive payback periods.

31 May 2012

In the News

New Approach To Water Conservation

Melburnians face the biggest overhaul in the supply of household water in decades with a new plan to change the cost of water and where it comes from. A ministerial advisory council report released today recommends dramatically altering the city's approach to water including expanding competition among government-owned water businesses and creating a water trading market, licensing private providers to offer not-for-drinking recycled and storm water to the home and the possibility of paying a premium on water bills to avoid restrictions.

23 Apr 2012

Audio

Radio MTR Luke Grant interview with Colin Nash, Chairperson of Rainwater Association of Australia

Radio MTR Luke Grant interview with Colin Nash, Chairperson of Rainwater Association of Australia

15 Feb 2012

Audio

SBS Radio Report - Interview with our Managing Director (in German)

SBS Radio Report - Interview with our Managing Director (in German) Guenter Hauber-Davidson WaterGroup Water Conservation Group

15 Feb 2012

Audio

SBS Radio Report - Interview (German)

SBS Radio Report - Interview (German)

15 Feb 2012

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