Over 100 of the nation’s top water managers and scientists are set to meet in Canberra in a bid to develop a new vision of how we can better measure outcomes from water initiatives from across Australia.

The Tasmanian Government has officially opened the new Entura Clean Energy and Water Institute, which it says will strengthen the state’s position as a leader in renewable energy.

The Western Australian Government has announced a suite of billing reforms it says will make it easier for customers to manage their water bills, including a new two-monthly billing and self-service customer website.

The CSIRO has announced it has begun work on a new computer model which it says will enable communities and aquaculture industries to better assess the environmental and human impacts on the state’s marine environments.

The Federal Government has announced that five regional organisations and irrigation businesses will share in $100 million in funding to upgrade their on-farm infrastructure in the latest round of the On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program

The Queensland Government has released a compliance plan to regulate the Coal Seam Gas to Liquefied Natural Gas industry in 2013.

The Queensland Government has announced new funding for healthier waterways after the release of the 2012 Ecosystem Health Report Card earlier this year.

Sydney Water has signed a $100 million Collaborative Services Agreement (CSA) with Schneider Electric and Thompson Controls for the upgrade of 33 water and wastewater treatment plants.

The Victorian Government has opened a $50 million fund aimed at supporting the development of iIntegrated Water Cycle Management (IWCM) projects across the State under the Living Victoria initiative.

The Federal Government ahs announced the appointment of David Papps as the new Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder.

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