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Water Week

16 - 22 October 2011

17 Oct 2011

In the News

Productivity Commission Report on Australia's Urban Water Sector

Productivity Commission Report on Australia's Urban Water Sector

15 Oct 2011

Published Articles

Shops Save Every Drop

Queensland Qld Hyperdome Shopping Centre is on track to almost triple their initial goal of 5ML per year water savings with the help of WCGs Smart Water Meters. Smart Metering gives actual litre-by-litre water use in near real-time on a web-based system.

21 Jul 2011

In the News

City of Perth Environment Grants and Sponsorship Program

City of Perth offering grants up to $10,000 under a 50/50 funding arrangement to develop or provide community-based environmental services and programs to improve the climate resilience of city buildings, by reducing Water, energy, waste and increasing biodiversity.

21 Jul 2011

In the News

What's your big idea Queensland? Grants Scheme

Innovative small to medium-sized businesses are being urged to get their thinking caps on in preparation for the next round of the What's your big idea Queensland? grants scheme. Designed to give innovative businesses a helping hand to bring their ideas to commercial reality. Guidelines and application forms will be available from 8 August until 12 September.

15 Jul 2011

In the News

Review of urban water quality regulation in Australia

National Water Commission report released Review of urban water quality regulation in Australia . Australia's urban water sector must continue to change to meet the supply challenges posed by climate variability and population growth. Developed after consultation with peak industry groups, government agencies, the private sector and academic experts. It offers an important contribution to improving Australia's regulatory systems for water quality.

05 Jul 2011

In the News

Victorian Government Sustainable Sports Grounds Program Fund

The Sustainable Sports Grounds Program will help local communities implement sustainable Water management practice and achieve high levels of use and participation at sport and recreation facilities. Only local government authorities are eligible to apply directly to the Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD) for funding for this program. Clubs and organisations seeking to access funds should discuss their proposal with the relevant local council. Funds available up to $100,000. Applications close 10 August 2011

02 Jul 2011

In the News

Hyperdome Shopping Centre Qld

Smart water metering at one of Queensland's largest shopping centers has saved its tenants three times the water they initially hoped for.

01 Jul 2011

In the News

Stormwater harvesting and reuse projects - 3rd Round

The Australian Government is calling for applications for funding to support eligible stormwater harvesting and reuse projects under the National Urban Water and Desalination Plan: stormwater harvesting and reuse grants round. Projects are sought that capture, treat and use stormwater to ease the pressure on drinking water supplies and deliver improved water quality to our urban waterways. Project minimum $2 million (eligible for $1 million funding).

21 Jun 2011


Rainwater Assocation of Australia radio interview

Melbourne radio station MTR Interview by Luke Grant with Colin Nash, Chairperson of the Rainwater Association of Australia discussing energy cost of rainwater collection including rainwater tanks, raingardens and desalination plant. Water Conservation Group estimates rainwater tanks have saved approximately 66,000 Olympic size swimming pools per year.

02 Jun 2011

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