Month: February 2020

Wastewater treatment plant upgrade hits major milestone

Wastewater treatment plant upgrade hits major milestone SA Water’s $18 million upgrade of the Port Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Plant has reached a major milestone, with the new anaerobic digester’s 20 tonne steel cover craned into place. Resembling a ‘flying saucer’ while it was shifted through the air, the cover caps off the majority of the …

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Report highlights need for emissions policy for manufacturers

Report highlights need for emissions policy for manufacturers A new report from Beyond Zero Emissions, an internationally recognised climate change think tank, has highlighted that strong emissions reduction targets set by the Victorian Government would provide stability and certainty to manufacturers and support the shift away from expensive fossil fuel power. The Electrifying the Manufacturing …

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Tender: wastewater treatment plant upgrade

Tender: wastewater treatment plant upgrade North East Water (VIC) is seeking tenders for the upgrade of the wastewater treatment plant at Tallangatta, including demolition of the existing plant. Works include: Design and installation of an inlet screen Design and construction of a lagoon treatment plant and transfer pumps Design and installation of aerators and process …

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Inaugural Advanced Manufacturing Expo launches in Sydney

Inaugural Advanced Manufacturing Expo launches in Sydney Advanced Manufacturing Expo is being launched by Reed Exhibitions Australia, organisers of National Manufacturing Week, held biennially in Melbourne, which attracted over 11,000 manufacturing professionals in 2019. Australia’s manufacturing industry and industrial sector is set to benefit in 2020 from the introduction of the Advanced Manufacturing Expo 2020 …

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Searching for groundwater to supplement water supplies in NSW

Searching for groundwater to supplement water supplies in NSW Emergency water supply works are well underway in several rural NSW communities in the state’s north, in an effort to help those affected by the drought. Agriculture Minister, Adam Marshall, said the State Government has allocated a $500,000 grant for Glen Innes Severn Council to cover …

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Australia takes out medal in international water competition

Australia takes out medal in international water competition The Marian Water Treatment Plant in Mackay, Queensland, has taken out the silver medal in the 30th Annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting competition in the US. Mackay Regional Council and its tap water from the Marian Water Treatment Plant placed second after a hard fought battle …

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Dunkeld Arboretum Dam reinstatement works underway

Dunkeld Arboretum Dam reinstatement works underway Dewatering and relocation of pump infrastructure are among works taking place to reinstate the Dunkeld Arboretum Dam in Victoria, which was damaged by floods in 2016. The flood caused significant water to flow over the wall outside of the spillway footprint. The spillway and discharge channel were significantly damaged, …

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Tender: sewage pump station relocation and renewal

Tender: sewage pump station relocation and renewal Cairns Regional Council (QLD) is seeking tenders for the works associated with the relocation and renewal of sewage pump station T2A (Manunda). Submissions to tender close 17 March 2020. The post Tender: sewage pump station relocation and renewal appeared first on Pump Industry Magazine. Read rest of article …

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Renewables power local water treatment and pump stations

Renewables power local water treatment and pump stations Five solar installations are set to power almost half of the energy needs of four of Central Highlands Water’s water and wastewater treatment plants in a new community-driven initiative. The large and medium-scale solar installations will have the potential to make up to 70 per cent of …

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