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Cities as Water Supply Catchments - Free Seminar - Professor Tony Wong

3 June 2010 at 2.00pm - Sydney Masonic Centre, 66 Goulburn Street, Sydney. In what is considered a world first, researchers from Monash, Melbourne and Queensland Universities have collaborated with Industry, local, state and federal government partners from around Australia to develop an innovative, multi-disciplinary 5-year research program - harnessing the potential of stormwater to supplement water usage and build resilience to the challenges of housing a growing population in an era of climate change. RSVP: Please include 'Seminar' in the subject title. by Tuesday, 25 May 2010.

05 Apr 2010

In the News

Gentrack and Outpost Central integrate CRM and GPRS water monitoring solution

Gentrack, a leading supplier of smart billing and CRM solutions to energy and water utilities, today announced a new partnership with Outpost Central, a developer of the new Outpost LiveWaterTM and Outpost EclipseTM real-time water monitoring technologies. This partnership will deliver real-time water consumption information to consumers and educating on water sustainability through CRM tools.

01 Mar 2010

Published Articles

Do you know how much Smart Metering can save you?

Its easier than you think, writes GUENTER HAUBER-DAVIDSON, Managing Director of Water Conservation Group Pty Ltd Imagine the CEO asking for your monthly expenditure and youd just stare at him: Im not sure who keeps that data. Then he asks: What about a breakdown of the individual transactions?, and you get even more embarrassed answering: We don’t keep that type of information! Unbelievable? Yet, on the water and gas side (less often for energy) this would typically be the norm.

08 Jan 2010

In the News

Queensland Urban Utilities

Queensland Urban Utilities is the name of the new water and wastewater business which will provide services to the cities and townships of five council regions in South East Queensland - Brisbane, Ipswich, Lockyer Valley, Scenic Rim and Somerset. From July 2010 the new water business will be jointly owned by all five Councils.

04 Jan 2010

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Blacktown City Council

Blacktown City Council in western Sydney recently installed the largest CDS® gross pollutant trap yet manufactured by Rocla, as part of its comprehensive stormwater management program. Designing twin CDS® Units into the project provided the consultants and project managers, Water Conservation Group, with the flexibility to implement the project in stages. GPT, stormwater harvesting,

05 Nov 2009

Published Articles

CDS® Unit - the right choice for big pollution trap

Blacktown City Council in western Sydney recently installed the largest CDS® gross pollutant trap yet manufactured by Rocla, as part of its comprehensive stormwater management program. The CDS® P3024 Unit is the largest of six new stormwater quality improvement devices being installed in key locations around the Blacktown local government area. The new devices will complement the existing 130 traps in use around the city. (Designed by WaterGroup)

16 Oct 2009

In the News

Salisbury Council

Salisbury Council are producing bottles of purified stormwater for the community to sample, sourced from Salisbury wetlands on the northern Adelaide plains. Marketed as 'Recharge', it has met health standards so far but requires more testing before it can go to market and become a valuable, energy efficient resource for the region. A new Cooling Tower Water Efficiency Calculator (CTWEC) has been launched to provide businesses with an ongoing indication of the water efficiency of their cooling tower relative to its operational capabilities at different times of the year. DIY water harvesting - The 2009 Rainwater Guide, developed by the Australian Rainwater Industry Development Group (ARID)

01 Sep 2009

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Vales Point power station at Lake Macquarie

Vales Point power station at Lake Macquarie has recently come under fire for using drinking-quality water, but owner Delta Electricity claims it has little choice because of limited availability of recycled water. The solution, environment groups argue, is to develop NSW's fledgling recycled water market and increase the price of drinking water for its big buyers.

03 Aug 2009

In the News

Large Scale Recycled Water Projects too costly: Victoria.

The Victorian Government will focus on localised recycled water projects... Meanwhile prices will increase from tomorrow...

01 Jul 2009

Published Articles

Sustainable Integrated Water Cycle Management

What is the most cost-effective way to save water? Never before has this question been more relevant, especially before committing to a grey or black water recycling or sewer mining plant.

18 Jun 2009

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