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LATEST PAPER


Using a New Acid-tolerant Bacteria to Improve Sludge Management Using a New Acid-tolerant Bacteria to Improve Sludge Management

Alternative cyanobacteria management approaches


Z Wang

Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) are evolving from pollutant removal facilities to energy and resource recovery factories. This paper introduces an acidic activated-sludge process, which expands the operational pH from a neutral...

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Using Human Centred Design to Improve Cambodian Communities’ Understanding of Water

Using Human Centred Design to Improve Cambodian Communities’ Understanding of Water


A Henschke, J McAllister, S Harbig, S May

In 2019, Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB Australia) piloted the ‘Solutions for Sustainable Development’ program over six days in three isolated Cambodian communities....

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How CO2 Curing Can Turn Alum Sludge Into Construction Material

How CO2 Curing Can Turn Alum Sludge Into Construction Material


Y Zhuge, C Chow, A Keegan, Y Liu, W Duan

Alum sludge is produced as a by-product of drinking water treatment processes when aluminium sulfate is used as a coagulant. For the last decade, sludge production has increased significantly with increasing demand for drinking...

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Implementing Australia’s First Live Catchment Pollution Detection Network

Implementing Australia’s First Live Catchment Pollution Detection Network


H Baker, D McCarthy, J Morris

The Pollution Prevention Program was developed by Melbourne Water through the Enhancing Our Dandenong Creek program. Delivered collaboratively between 2013-2020, the project includes both research...

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Feasibility of Mini Hydropower in Water Transmission Pipelines

Feasibility of Mini Hydropower in Water Transmission Pipelines


A Cox, A Smith

Hydropower, with an efficiency averaging 80-90%, remains one of the most compelling renewable energy technologies on the market. However, with the substantial capital cost associated with the construction of...

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Digital Reference Framework Clarifies Communication in Water Sector

Digital Reference Framework Clarifies Communication in Water Sector


N Nguyen, P Siemers, G Ryan, S Harrington

This document describes a Digital Reference Framework (DRF) that has been jointly developed by the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) and the Internet of Things...

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