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).

01 Jun 2011

In the News

$50 million to increase the use of stormwater and recycled water in Victoria

Victorian Government allocates $50 million to increase the use of stormwater and recycled water in Victorian cities over the next 4 years. A further $40 million allocated to extend water rebates to water-efficient appliances.

16 May 2011

In the News

National Water Week Ambassador Initiative

Become an ambassador for National Water Week 16-22 October. This initiative aims to improve water literacy in our schools and local communities. In its first year over 150 ambassadors were recruited from AWA's membership; over 100 schools requested a visit from an ambassador and an estimated 6,000 young people were reached. Find out more

12 May 2011

In the News

Savewater! Awards® for 2011 are now open for entry.

The savewater! awards® have emerged as Australia's leading awards for water sustainability, recognising and rewarding excellence in water conservation and efficiency by business, government, schools, local communities and individuals. Entries are now open, and close at 5pm (AEST) Monday 8 August 2011.

05 May 2011

In the News

2011 Stormwater NSW Awards for Excellence - Now Open

Entries for the 2011 Stormwater NSW Awards for Excellence are now invited. Closing date for entries is: Monday, 15th August, 2011 - Download Awards Kit

02 May 2011

Published Articles

Water Engineering Australia - Making Rainwater Tanks more Sustainable

Domestic rainwater tanks have been a large success story in Australia. Rainwater tanks can be a cost-effective and sustainable means of reducing the stress on urban water supply systems.

01 May 2011

In the News

Victorian Government Smart Water Fund

From 3 March 2011, The Smart Water Fund is inviting applications to share in up to $1 million in new funding for innovative Water projects as part of its Open Innovation Stream. Applications are open to businesses, research institutions and individuals across Australia, and the funding will support projects that investigate new technologies and approaches to Water management, and demonstrate a benefit to Victoria's Water industry. Generally, the Smart Water Fund will consider applications in the range of $100,000 - $500,000 and projects should deliver knowledge, products or solutions that: a. contribute to sustainable urban Water management, and b. are valuable to the Victorian Water utilities and the customers they serve.

03 Mar 2011

In the News

Call for Abstracts for Concurrent Papers and Conference Posters for 2011 Stormwater Industry Association of NSW Conference

The 2011 Stormwater Industry Association of New South Wales Conference will be held at Cypress Lakes Resort, Hunter Valley, NSW from the 6th - 9th September 2011. The Call for Abstracts for Concurrent Papers and Conference Posters is now open. Abstracts are invited based the 2011 Conference theme - 'Stormwater: Addressing Local Issues'

01 Mar 2011

In the News

New Study Reveals Full Extent of Global Water Stress Huge Areas of Australia, India, China and USA at Extreme Risk

Huge areas of land mass within Australia, India, China and USA are highlighted as suffering extreme pressure on their renewable water supplies by a new index and map that evaluate water stress down to 50sqkm worldwide

16 Feb 2011

In the News

WCG Receives QLD Eco Cluster Award

Queensland Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Kate Jones, congratulated Guenter Hauber-Davidson MD of Water Conservation Group for successfully leading a business cluster at the Logan Hyperdome. The project, launched by the Minister in March last year, has so far saved over 17,300 kL in water through a world first smart metering program coupled with intensive user education and water management initiatives.

14 Feb 2011

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