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The outbreak of gastroenteritis in Havelock North resulted in some 5,500 of the town’s 14,000 residents suffering campylobacteriosis. Of those infected 45 were hospitalised and the outbreak may have contributed to four deaths. The cause… Read more

The 8th instalment of the annual AWA Queensland Amazing Race, hosted by the Young Water Professionals (YWPs), was recently run and done in the Brisbane City heat. Held during National Water Week, the ‘Race for Sustainability’ focused on… Read more

The rapid advancement in technology continues to prove a finely balanced but double-edged sword for the water sector and its relationship with the wider community. While technology has enabled significant advancement in technical… Read more


Alternative cyanobacteria management approaches

Alternative cyanobacteria management approaches

A Rohlfs, A Davie, J Pera

Aeration is conventionally used to prevent cyanobacteria blooms in source water storages but is often prohibitively expensive. There are several treatment products on the market that may offer an alternative approach to cyanobacteria bloom …

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Wastewater Treatment’s Nitrous Oxide Emissions

Better Understanding Wastewater Treatment’s Nitrous Oxide Emissions

D de Haas, L Ye

Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a major contributor to direct (Scope 1) greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs). Activated sludge systems typically represent the bulk of mainstream treatment processes,

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Digital Metering

Digital metering hands control to customers

B Nitschke, A Rohde

GWMWater’s urban water customers can now better track their water usage on their phone, computer or any other electronic device following the completion of an Urban Remote Metering project in December 2020 …

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Latest Issue, May 2021

Current magazine is part of the comprehensive communications suite for our 5,000 members.Launched just prior to Ozwater each year and serving as the official Ozwater magazine, Current publishes news and analysis, case studies, and the latest in scientific research and water policy.  

Each edition also includes 8-14 technical paper executive summaries. 

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