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Minister for Finance and Services Andrew Constance has today announced plans to improve wastewater systems in Kurnell and nearby areas after issues experienced by customers last month. Following a period of heavy rain over the weekend of 29 and 30 June, the vacuum wastewater system malfunctioned due to high volumes of stormwater entering the system
PE-X piping has revolutionised the way potable water can be delivered but with such a vast array of products on the market – how do you decide which system to use? Plumbing Connection takes a closer look at the market and the products available
This month I’m preparing for another marathon with my wife Kay and daughter Sophia.
Please read inside for information on how you can help us raise money for Can Too / Cure Cancer Australia.
You may have seen or heard about the recent situation in Kurnell, Sylvania Waters, Bonnet Bay and Bundeena. Late Monday, the vacuum sewerage system that serves those areas malfunctioned due to flooding and stormwater as a result of the heavy rain we’ve been experiencing over the last week. Unfortunately, some customers have been impacted by
Property owners in Bargo are one step closer to connecting to the Bargo Wastewater Scheme with work now underway to install wastewater equipment on their properties. Member for Wollondilly, Jai Rowell was joined on Friday by Sydney Water’s Growth Program Manager, Susan Trousdale at Mrs Belinda Klasen’s property in Hawthorne Road to mark the next
A recording of “Legionella: An Update for Building Operators, Engineers, and Water Treaters” can be viewed free of charge at www.hcinfo.com. The webinar was presented by Matt Freije on May 16th.
Freije discussed current issues related to Legionnaires’ disease prevention, ASHRAE 188P, HACCP water plans, and Legionnaires’ related lawsuits.
Sydney Water has been recognised as a national leader in preparing for climate change and variability, receiving the NCCARF Climate Adaptation Champion Award in the Business category. Managing Director Kevin Young tonight accepted the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility Award for AdaptWater™, a cutting-edge climate change adaption tool Sydney Water developed in partnership with
Sydney Water is spending $957,000 upgrading the wastewater pumping station on Victoria Avenue, Concord West. The comprehensive work includes replacing old equipment with new pumps and valves, removing old equipment from the site and restoring the area to its original condition. The work is set to be completed at the end of this month
The NSW Government will spend $658 million over the next financial year to support new urban growth areas and to maintain and upgrade water infrastructure, Acting Minister for Finance & Services, Andrew Constance said today. Mr Constance said $122 million would be spent on growth areas, delivering water and wastewater services for the North West
Swiss brand Geberit creates a touchless bathroom experience with a new touchless flush plate designed by celebrated Swiss designer Daniel Irányi.
The innovative Geberit Sigma80 is a touch-free, glass electronic plate that operates with the wave of your hand – the ultimate in seamless style in the bathroom
Australia Beautiful NSW would like to ask all Australians to celebrate this 2013 World Environment Day, Wednesday 5 June, by toasting with a glass of tap water instead of buying pre-packaged bottle water. The initiative would save resources from bottled water production and transportation services, and reduce the amount of bottles going into landfill
Bosch Product Manager Julia Williams believes solar hot water systems are a logical addition to Bosch’s product range.
The decision to move into solar hot water systems was far from hasty for Bosch, and it was only made due to the benefits of the brand’s various research and development facilities across Europe
A new technology that removes unwanted odours from the toilet is a potential upsell for plumbers and could put an end to smelly bathrooms forever.
Nobody likes a smelly bathroom. Nobody. The problem is that there’s a limitation to how much odour an air freshener can mask
The world celebrated World Plumbing Day on 11 March 11 and there was much fanfare across all nations from the UK to Australia and the US to Africa
Early bird registrations are now open for the World Plumbing Conference, with great savings to be made if you book before 31 March.
India is well on its way to becoming an economic powerhouse. But like most developing nations, Environment Health and Hygiene are major concerns
A Plumbing Industry Guide to Safety 2013 has recently been released
Widely considered as one of most high-risk industries in Australia, the plumbing industry is launching a blitz on workplace and worker safety
A story has been submitted to us from a concerned member of the public regarding their experience with MrH2O Plumbing Sydney
Rheem has launched a new e-mentoring pilot program for plumbers and gasfitters.
Rheem Australia is calling for mentors in the plumbing and gas fitting industries for a new pilot e-mentoring initiative developed in partnership with Campbell Page, one of Australia’s leading not-for-profit community services organisations