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Great Artesian Basin infrastructure upgrades funding boost

The Federal Government will provide an additional $8 million for water infrastructure upgrades across the Great Artesian Basin in 2018- 2019, to boost regional development and economic growth. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, said the funding would allow important water infrastructure improvements across the Basin to continue after […]

HVAC&R industry to thrive under new Federal Budget

According to the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH), the recently announced Federal Budget offers considerable value for the HVAC&R industry. AIRAH Chief Executive Tony Gleeson, M.AIRAH, says the government’s plan to spend $75 billion on key infrastructure projects over ten years offers plenty for Australia in general, and the HVAC&R industry […]

Ringarooma treatment plant fully operational

TasWater’s new $4 million water treatment plant at East Maurice Road has started to produce fully-treated water. The plant is the key to supplying fully treated water to the five towns of Ringarooma, Legerwood, Branxholm, Winnaleah and Derby, resulting in the lifting of Boil Water alerts and Do Not Consume notices. Sourced from the Upper […]

Bendigo Groundwater Project on track

The Bendigo’ Groundwater Project is on schedule, with the three components of the interim solution managed by Coliban Water set to be completed by mid-2017. The Bendigo Groundwater Project involves the construction of a 5.4km pipeline connecting a new groundwater treatment plant at the New Moon Mine in Eaglehawk to a new brine storage lagoon […]

Grenfell Sewerage Upgrade moves to investigation stage

Weddin Shire Council has progressed the Grenfell Sewerage Treatment Plant upgrade to the investigation stage, with the initial project plan and risk assessment being prepared. Additional data is being obtained relating to inflows to assist with recommendations for design and type of plant. Survey works have also been completed with a meeting set down for […]

Over $47 million invested into Community Wastewater Management System

The South Australian State Government has extended the Community Wastewater Management System (CWMS) for 10 years, and committed to invest over $47 million to the project which facilitates the installation of essential wastewater infrastructure in regional towns. A review of the Funding Agreement conducted in 2016 concluded the CWMS program the fund supports was recognised […]

Expansion of Tasmanian Hydro system

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced the expansion of the Tasmanian Hydro System to provide affordable, reliable electricity as the state moves towards a lower emissions future. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will work with Hydro Tasmania on feasibility studies to assess several new pumped hydro energy storage schemes that could deliver up to […]

New automation irrigation channel trial

The Irrigation Research and Extension Committee (IREC) and Murrumbidgee Irrigation (MI) are working together on a pilot automation trial project for irrigation supply channels, with potential for expansion across the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (MIA). Trial sites have been established on irrigation properties adjacent to MI’s channel system in Gogeldrie, with automated gates fitted to existing […]

Tender: design and construction of on-site pressure sewer system

Barwon Water (VIC) is seeking tenders for the design and construction of onsite pressure sewer systems. Submissions to tender close 17 May 2017.

Tender: plant maintenance services

Barwon Water (VIC) is seeking tenders for an experienced and competent service provider to service, maintain, repair, carry out statutory inspections and provide professional advice for its fleet of plant. This includes but not limited to: tractors, mowers, power tools, various workshop machinery and trailers. Submissions to tender close 10 May 2017.


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