Encouraging innovation in sustainable urban water management with the goal of protecting scarce resources is increasingly seen as making wise economic and environmental sense, rather than as being the lofty dream of past decades.
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 South Australian program included in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan has pushed up the price of irrigation licences across the system.
A major dredging program will soon begin in the Hastings River, with sand pumped out of the river and onto the nearby Town Beach.
The Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) congratulates the Queensland Government on the release today of WaterQ – a 30 year strategy for the Queensland water sector.