Renewables at a glance: Australia’s biggest up-and-coming projects

As the impacts of climate change worsen and put Australia’s energy future under the microscope, renewables are set to play a significant part in the country’s pathway to a low-emissions future. Utility has collated Australia’s most ambitious renewable projects across batteries, bioenergy, solar, wind and hydro, to reveal how the country is making the most of its abundant resources.

Wastewater sampling: utilities collaborating to track COVID-19

Wastewater sampling quickly became a key part of tracking the COVID-19 virus Australia-wide, combining research from the past and new fast-tracked methods to fight the pandemic. Water Research Australia members’ wastewater sampling and surveillance methods have been used to detect COVID-19 in Australia since the pandemic began, through the Collaboration on Sewage Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 (ColoSSoS) project.

Listen up: TasWater’s active leakage management technology

Unaccounted for water has been identified in the Tasmanian Economic Regulator’s State of the Industry Report as an area in need of improvement. In a bid to address water loss in the network, TasWater has implemented active leakage management, featuring technology that listens for leaks that may not be visible to the naked eye.

Speed, power and silence: directional drills with a difference

When it comes to the installation of underground conduit and pipes, equipment performance is a major factor in achieving a successful outcome, especially in urban or built-up environments.
View the Horizontal Directional Drilling Hub

Water innovation: The power of biosolids from wastewater

Rapid urbanisation and population growth is driving an increase in the volume of biosolids and sludge from wastewater treatment, which can pose both economic and environmental challenges for local authorities and operators. SUEZ is a leader in the treatment of sludge, helping authorities and operators transform biosolids into a new energy source, a fertiliser for agriculture and for land rehabilitation and landscaping.
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