Archived Industry News for Water Professionals - March, 2013
The Northern Territory Government has announced it has secured over $10 million worth of water piping to support future growth of oil and gas developments at Middle Arm and Blaydin Point.
The Queensland Government has introduced legislation before State Parliament that aims to provide clearer definitions and regulations surrounding the construction of flood levees.
The Victorian Government has announced it has successfully bargained with the energy provider of the Wonthaggi desalination plant for lower energy costs than initially proposed.
The Victorian Government has announced the appointment of Mike Waller as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of the Office of Living Victoria, the body designed to drive urban water reform in the State.
Fluoride in the drinking water significantly cuts the rate of tooth decay in the adult population, according to the findings of a new international study on dental health conducted by the University of Adelaide.
The Australian Water Association (AWA) has named long-serving Executive Manager of Council’s Coffs Harbour Water business unit, Simon Thorn as NSW Water Professional of the Year.
The Victorian Government has introduced legislation before Parliament that it says will encourage the installation of separate water meters for multiple occupancy buildings.
The Victorian Government has announced it has begun receiving expressions of interest for board member positions on Victoria’s 10 Catchment Management Authorities (CMAs) as well as the chairperson position for the Gouldburn Broken CMA Board.
A new report released by the Federal Government’s Climate Commission has concluded that climate change was partially to blame for the ‘angry summer’ seen over the last few months.