Ozwater’18 News Items | Ozwater

Australia's International Water
Conference & Exhibition

Ozwater’18 News Items

Ozwater’18 is just a day away and with a stellar line-up of speakers and presenters, it may be hard for some to keep track of all the proceedings. Fret not. Here’s the guide for the Accent Speakers at Ozwater’18.
Read more 

 

We’re only a day away from the start of the highly anticipated Ozwater’18 conference, which provides an opportunity like no other to learn from inspirational international and national keynote speakers, among others.
Read more 

 

Helping organisations navigate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in future is a key focus at this year’s Ozwater’18. In line with that theme, Queensland Urban Utilities (QUU) and Seqwater identified how they’re working towards becoming next-wave sustainable utilities.
Read more 

 

Going through session after session and soaking up vital information from speakers is common in any given conference. There’s plenty to gain from these sessions, tailored to equip water professionals with the necessary skills for the future.
Read more 

 

Constructing assets is expensive enough without having to fix hazardous design oversights, but one water utility has vastly improved asset design processes by implementing virtual reality (VR) technology in the design review phase.
Read more 

 

Taking a ground up approach to optimising water treatment plant operations is one that Queensland Urban Utilities (QUU) has recently adopted, resulting in “astounding results”.
Read more

 

The City of Sydney is building a new town centre in Green Square, including a decentralised stormwater recycling system to contribute to the city’s water-sensitive city targets.
Read more

 

When it comes to ensuring remote communities have safe and reliable water supplies, thinking outside the box is a necessity. One innovative partnership has shown how this delivers sustainable solutions.
Read more

This year, SUEZ will be joined with their new colleagues from former GE Water & Process Technologies in the Ozwater’18 Trade Exhibition. The new Water Technologies & Solutions division brings together SUEZ’s existing industrial water offering with GE’s water business.
Read more

With recycled water a key factor in managing Australia’s water security requirements, one utility has optimised salt-reduction processes to ensure maximum return with reduced costs.
Read more

 

Water Corporation’s Groundwater Replenishment Scheme is one of the first of its kind to be implemented in Australia and, with the country now looking forward to a water-secure future, there are many lessons to learn from the scheme.
Read more

 

Water Corporation, together with water treatment specialist SUEZ, has implemented Electro Dialysis Reversal (EDR) in the Western Australian communities of Wiluna and Yalgoo to supply safe and sustainable drinking water.
Read more

 

While there is no shortage of water quality modelling software available to utilities, one company has developed a back-to-basics modelling approach to help gain insight to discharge impacts fast.
Read more 

With the help of Suntrix, Lismore City Council is progressing with the installation of one of Australia’s largest floating solar systems, said to be the “first-ever” community funded project of its type.
Read more

Tasmania’s water utility has improved efficiency, productivity and a company-wide understanding of asset performance priorities through the use of data visualisation, the simulation of often disparate data sources, to create data visuals outlining performance indicators and optimised maintenance responses.
Read more

Scheduling maintenance for assets can be an expensive exercise for utilities with large amounts of infrastructure, but one Queensland utility has applied drone technology to assist with reservoir condition assessments.
Read more

With flooding becoming more prevalent in many Australian states, treatment plants are being pushed to their limits to innovate with established processes and solve blackwater issues.
Read more

A project in Melbourne’s west is set to transform a modified waterway into green infrastructure, stressing the importance for Australia’s cities to start thinking green when it comes to liveability.
Read more

The impending crisis in Cape Town shows the importance of sustainable water management in a world with increasingly constrained resources, according to Aurecon Group Global Services Leader for Water Dr James Cullis.
Read more

Transitioning into the future of urban wastewater requires planning for potential disruption and the pace of change means utilities have their work cut out for them, says UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures Research Director Simon Fane.
Read more

With customer engagement becoming one of the most influential megatrends in the water sector, robo-calling – more commonly known as automated telephone surveys – is starting to be considered as a legitimate research technique.
Read more

Innovative thinking and collaboration are two key ingredients in successfully transitioning into a water sensitive city; and a recent research project shows that, when creating strategies for overcoming barriers, group thinking can work wonders.
Read more


Melbourne Water’s use of virtual reality (VR) technology for hazard identification has been awarded ‘best solution to a specific workplace Health & Safety issue’ at the 2017 Worksafe Awards.
Read more

Share this