Podcasts

Podcasts

The Australian Water Association's Podcast Series brings you water industry information, projects and research from professionals working in the industry. The Association also features podcast content from our members related to topics of interest across the water sector.

Want to get involved in the Association’s Podcast series as a guest or have a podcast to share with the sector? Contact Kiri Goschnick on kgoschnick@awa.asn.au or 02 9467 8414.

Australian Water Association Podcast Channel


David Evans on smarter power strategies
David Evans from Flow Power speaks with Hazel Flynn on smarter power strategies for the water industry.                                                                                          
07:46 min
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Kylie Rogers on Mackay’s Smart Sewers
Kylie Rogers from Mackay Regional Council speaks on Mackay’s Smart Sewers – using low cost technology and a custom software alerting system for a real-time ...
07:40 min
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Phil Wootton on health based target reporting
Phil Wootton from Allwater speaks with Hazel Flynn on practical monitoring and automated reporting on health based targets.                                                            
07:31 min
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Cassandra Hogan on personalised & empathetic customer management
Cassandra Hogan from KPMG speaks on personalised & empathetic customer management - what the Australian water sector can learn from a global experience.  
10:24 min
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Alana Duncker on demand forecasting
Alana Duncker from Stantec speaks with Hazel Flynn on enhancements and validation of a demand forecast tool for South Australia Water Corporation.                  
11:08 min
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Tanu Kaur on capital investment optimisation
Tanu Kaur from Jacobs speaks on development of an investment optimisation and prioritisation model incorporating customer, regulator and business preferences.
08:03 min
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Sarah Watkins on wet weather spills
Sarah Watkins from Melbourne Water speaks on a risk-based approach for management of wet weather sewer spills: Melbourne Water’s approach to achieve ...
11:23 min
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Kara Mueller on sewer odour and corrosion mitigation
Kara Mueller from City of Gold Coast speaks with Hazel Flynn on sewer odour and corrosion mitigation for the Elanora catchment ...                                             
09:56 min
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Wayne Middleton on water security planning
Wayne Middleton from Seqwater speaks with Hazel Flynn on Water Security Planning for South East Queensland ...                                                                       
8:48 min
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Derek Lachut on pressure sewer operation & maintenance experience
Derek Lachut from Environment One Corporation speaks with on pressure sewer operation and maintenance experience - success in Whangarei, New Zealand ...
9:56 min
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Dr Jonathan Knott & Dr Heriberto Bustamante on novel sodium-ion batteries
Dr Jonathan Knott from University of Wollongong and Dr Heriberto Bustamante from Sydney Water speak on the development of novel sodium-ion batteries ....  
10:48 min
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Rob Lynch on rehabilitation at work
Rob Lynch from Queensland Urban Utilities speaks on rehabilitation at work - how the introduction of an onsite physiotherapist service reduced compensable claims ...  
9:41 min
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King Intrapaidboon on energy optimisation of sewage treatment plants
King Intrapaiboon from Unitywater speaks with Hazel Flynn on realised results of a 2.5 year energy optimisation initiative implemented at 9 sewage treatment plants.....  
5:34 min
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Toni Radcliffe & Dianne Bowles on Plan2Farm
Toni Radcliffe from DELWP and Dianne Bowles from GMID Dairy Farmer speak with Hazel Flynn on Plan2Farm: A farmer-based approach to helping agricultural....  
16:21 min
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Richard Lovett on anaerobic digestion options analysis
Richard Lovett from Melbourne Water speaks with Hazel Flynn on how bench scale testing was used to validate modelling results for anaerobic digestion....
9:04 min
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Darren Cash on enhancing the customer experience
Darren Cash from Sydney Water speaks with Hazel Flynn on Sydney Water's customer hub: towards an enhanced customer experience.                           
12:45 min
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Fatima Shehata on challenges facing the Cambodian Water sector
Fatima Shehata from Center for Sustainable Water speaks about 'bridging the gap': building human resource capacity in Cambodia for sustainable development in wash sector.
12:44 min
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Simon Fane on next generation water efficiency
Simon Fane from Institute for Sustainable Futures speaks with Hazel Flynn on next generational water efficiency: looking over the horizon                                
12:46 min
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Geoff Hales & Meg Hooper on a strong asset management culture
Geoff Hales from Barnwell Resources Pty Ltd and Dr Meg Hooper from Carousel Consulting speak about achieving organisational success and customer outcomes.
11:35 min
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Joel Spry on creating a generational change in community attitudes
Joel Spry from Power and Water Corporation speaks on creating a generational change in community attitudes through the Living Water Smart program.
13:58 min
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Peter Nadebaum on managing the PFAS issue
Dr Peter Nadebaum from GHD speaks with Hazel Flynn about managing the PFAS issue.                                                                        
12:30 min
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Kylie Crouch & Simon Taylor on adding value to the community
Kylie Crouch & Simon Taylor from Unitywater speak on adding value to the Maleny community through more than just sewage treatment services.
10:47 min
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Mark Rippon on data visualisation
Mark Rippon from TasWater speaks with Hazel Flynn about data visualisation – the new currency of the water industry.                          
10:05 min
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Joe Pera on the impact of decaying fish on water quality
Joe Pera from WaterNSW speaks about the impact of decaying fish on water quality.                                                                              
10:43 min
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Wilson Xu on detoxing our waterways
Wilson Xu from GHD speaks to Damian Morgan about extracting microbeads from wastewater.                                                               
09:25 min
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Andrew Francis on delivering water infrastructure
Andrew Francis from Parkes Shire Council speaks to Damian Morgan about a multi-generational approach to delivering water infrastructure.
08:59 min
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Angus Seberry on PFAS in wastewater
Angus Seberry from Hunter Water Corporation speaks to Ellen Fanning about Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in wastewater.
10:06 min
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Ruth Fisher on odour wheels
Ruth Fisher (University of New South Wales) speaks to Ellen Fanning on improving biosolids management through the use of odour wheels.
10:05 min
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Olga Petinis on improving procurement maturity
Olga Petinis from KPMG speaks to Damian Morgan about supporting customer pricing reductions and improving procurement maturity.
08:02 min
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Stuart Khan on the future of potable reuse
Stuart Khan from the University of New South Wales speaks to Ellen Fanning on the future role of planned potable reuse in Australia.
14:05 min
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Tim Malthus on algal bloom early warning systems
Tim Malthus from CSIRO speaks to Ellen Fanning about algal bloom early warning systems.                                                                  
13:22min
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Sally Williamson on stormwater for drinking water
Sally Williamson from CH2M speaks to Damian Morgan about treating stormwater for drinking purposes.                                               
06:09min
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Shona Fitzgerald on liveability
Shona Fitzgerald from Sydney Water speaks to Damian Morgan about why we should care about liveability.                                         
10:47min
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Dr Nina Hall on water, sanitation and hygiene
Dr Nina Hall from the University of Queensland speaks about water, sanitation and hygiene in remote Australian communities.            
12:56min
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Podcasts from our members

Innovating with purpose – Colin Chapman from Queensland Urban Utilities (QUU)
Colin Chapman joins us from Queensland Urban Utilities. QUU have an active innovation program to drive an innovation culture ...            
40:34min
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Empower your employees to protect against cyber crime – Andrew Bycroft from The Security Artist
Andrew Bycroft joins us from The Security Artist where they distill cyber security into concepts that every company executive ...            
38:44min
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A new model for innovation – Nate Allen from Waterstart
Waterstart have developed an innovative model to assist the water industry to solve problems by working with agile solutions ...            
47:24min
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