Wastewater

Tracking COVID-19: SA's sewage surveillance strategy

16 October, 2020

The Australian Water Quality Centre has rapidly developed and deployed a monitoring tool capable of detecting future outbreaks of COVID-19 using South Australia's sewage.


The nitty-gritty on Bondi WWTP's tough pumps

18 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

When Sydney Water's Bondi Wastewater Treatment Plant needed repairs to two Gorman-Rupp Grit Pumps, authorised distributor Hydro Innovations was called upon.


Tecpro solution solves offensive situation

04 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Tecpro Australia

Settling ponds at a temporary wastewater facility were producing an invasive odour that was disturbing nearby residents. Council turned to Tecpro for a solution.


Pure oxygen can reduce risks of Legionella generation from water treatment plants by 90%

01 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Air Liquide Australia Limited

Until recently, there was no reason to believe that purification using activated sludge could involve any risk to public health, but some recent events have revealed that this is in fact the case.


Choosing a heat exchanger that fits the bill

19 August, 2020 | Supplied by: HRS Heat Exchangers Australia New Zealand

HRS Heat Exchangers has released a white paper to help wastewater utilities select the right heat exchanger for maximum productivity. We take a look at the key takeaways.


Aerofloat ISO certified in multiple international standards

14 August, 2020

Aerofloat Australia has successfully met rigorous International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) standards for its integrated management systems.


AI breakthrough in Tassie salmon farming

01 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Burkert Fluid Control Systems

The growing demand for farmed seafood has led to increasing levels of automation to help the industry grow, while minimising environmental impact.


Students' sludge solution wins internships at GHD

31 July, 2020

Two engineering students at the University of Sydney have developed a more hygienic, dignified and safer way to dislodge latrine sludge in developing countries.


Managing saline effluent at CSG site

24 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Concept Environmental Services

Concept has completed construction of a 112 ML Saline Effluent Management System for a CSG customer, which will reduce saline processing time by 30%.


SA WWTP sets sustainability record

10 July, 2020 | Supplied by: SA Water

SA Water's new Murray Bridge Wastewater Treatment Plant has received an 'excellent' design rating from the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia.


Toxic wastewater cleaned up using electricity

10 July, 2020

Electricity could soon be used to clean up heavily contaminated industrial wastewater streams.


Flying Fish winery back in the air

09 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

Hydro Innovations received a call from Damon Eastaugh of Margaret River winemaker Flying Fish Cove. Eastaugh's wastewater surface aerator had broken down.


SMC showcasing at WIOA Virtual Water Exhibition

07 July, 2020 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

The event — titled Virtual Water — features new technologies, equipment, services and ideas related to the water industry.


Polibrid elastomeric polyurethane coating solution

06 July, 2020 | Supplied by: AkzoNobel Pty Limited

Polibrid 705E is a flexible coating designed to protect concrete and steel in chemical, abrasion and high-impact environments.


Lovibond SD 305 series water analysis meter

02 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Lovibond

The mobile handheld measuring instruments of the SD 305 series from Lovibond are suitable for use in water analysis.


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