Melbourne Water has kicked off its major infrastructure renewal program in earnest, with several key projects just started or set to begin.
In late August 2014, SA Water commenced a $1.9-million replacement of a water main on the southern side of Grenfell Street, in Adelaide’s central business district. The project involved the installation of 561 metres of new water main along Grenfell Street, between King William and Pulteney Streets. SA Water contracted South Australian company SEM Utilities to deliver the project.
The urban water industry is looking to achieve a new level in its engagement journey with customers. Yet, with many customers not necessarily wanting to engage with their water provider, the challenge is trying to determine how to create change that is valued by our customers.
Australia is a harsh land with environmental extremes that demand innovation and creativity to enable the high quality of life that we enjoy.
While Australia is the driest inhabited continent on earth, there are large areas of the country that also suffer severe floods, and so the breadth of expertise in the water industry has developed to cover the full range of Australia’s environmental challenges.
Eight outstanding water sector companies were recognised today as leading contributors making a splash in the South Australian water sector.
A plan by the South Australian Government to use fresh water from the River Murray to lower salinity in Lake Albert is continuing to divide opinions in the local community.