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Engaging with the community in a meaningful way can encourage water businesses to do things differently, as Melbourne Water discovered with its Enhancing Our Dandenong Creek (EODC) project..

Melbourne Water takes sewerage management to the community

Engaging with the community in a meaningful way can encourage water businesses to do things differently, as Melbourne Water discovered with its Enhancing Our Dandenong Creek (EODC) project.
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Water utilities generate large volumes of drawings, documents and data as part of creating new or maintaining and operating their facilities and network infrastructure.

How to transform your legacy data into usable digital assets

Water utilities generate large volumes of drawings, documents and data as part of creating new or maintaining and operating their facilities and network infrastructure.
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The largest water industry conference in the southern hemisphere, Ozwater’19, is just a month away. Hosted by the Australian Water Association, this year’s event will focus on ‘transforming our world’ and will see more than 200 presenters take to the stage to discuss the important topics impacting the industry.

Get a sneak peek at the top Ozwater’19 papers

The largest water industry conference in the southern hemisphere, Ozwater’19, is just a month away. Hosted by the Australian Water Association, this year’s event will focus on ‘transforming our world’ and will see more than 200 presenters take to the stage to discuss the important topics impacting the industry.
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The nature of Interflow’s work renewing deteriorated pipelines means a high-risk work environment is unavoidable. But a revitalised direction and a focus on managing safety will reduce potential harm.

Interflow aims for zero harm with safety culture transformation

The nature of Interflow’s work renewing deteriorated pipelines means a high-risk work environment is unavoidable. But a revitalised direction and a focus on managing safety will reduce potential harm.
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As demand for water in Western Australia (WA) increases and supply decreases, an innovative model is helping both government and industry make long-term plans for sustainable development.

Planning ahead: WA models water supply and demand to 2060

As demand for water in Western Australia (WA) increases and supply decreases, an innovative model is helping both government and industry make long-term plans for sustainable development.
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Who are the customers of the future, what do they want and how can water utilities best serve them?

Do you know your customers of the future?

Who are the customers of the future, what do they want and how can water utilities best serve them?
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Here’s how one utility is dealing with ageing asbestos in water mains

Here’s how one utility is dealing with ageing asbestos in water mains

As the 40,000 km of asbestos cement (AC) water pipes across Australia continue to deteriorate in the coming decades, water utilities must find safe ways to rehabilitate their assets.
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Wastewater treatment plants shift from energy consumers to producers

Wastewater treatment plants shift from energy consumers to producers

With the right technology, wastewater treatment plants can move from a focus on biosolids disposal to become energy-positive biofactories that produce a valuable product.
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Cross-sector collaboration the key to achieving SDGs

Cross-sector collaboration the key to achieving SDGs

Australian water authorities have a history of progressing sustainable development, but working with other sectors will help the industry bring about even greater change.
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Sewer robot checks for concrete corrosion

Sewer robot checks for concrete corrosion

A new tool for measuring concrete corrosion in sewer access points will help water utilities to prioritise repairs and save time and money.
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Mina Guli holding Aussie flag

Mina Guli set to transform our world at Ozwater’19

Mina Guli is a global leader, entrepreneur and adventurer committed to transforming the world. As the first Ozwater’19 keynote speaker, she’s set to inspire delegates to transform the world too.
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Our emerging water leaders need to solve problems and sell ideas

As emerging water leaders, young water professionals (YWPs) need to evolve their capabilities and consider whether to revolutionise their careers, writes Michael Webber.
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Does Australia need recycled water ambassadors to change public perceptions?

What’s an engaging way to get customers to embrace recycled drinking water? Use it to brew beer.
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Melbourne Water develops VR tech to make training safer

Melbourne Water is taking the risk out of training staff on highly specialised equipment by doing it in the virtual world.
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How this utility changed customer behaviour with a simple text message

When faced with the problem that 20% of its customers were receiving a final notice before paying their bills, Yarra Valley Water (YVW) went to the source to find a solution.
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How this regional council introduced health-based targets for drinking water

Health-based targets (HBT) help water utilities evaluate the safety of their drinking water, but a lack of resources and data can make assessment difficult for some regional water businesses.
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