We were guilty of not participating. Water Industry Alliance particularly helps through its marketing activities, industry events and networking opportunities, in addition to the overall exposure it creates for a new company into the national or international markets, you would be a fool not to participate.

Damien Lamb, Manager Central Region, Hydramet

Merry Christmas from the WIA

May your Christmas and New Years be safe and enjoyable.

The Alliance is grateful to be able to work with such fantastic organisations across the industry. 2015 will see some exciting events for WIA Members, starting with the Barossa Valley Wine Tour and our first Members Night with special guest John Ringham, and we look forward to seeing you there!

Click here to see the WIA working hard to get into the Christmas spirit!

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Newly Appointed WIA Board of Directors

As a result of the recent WIA AGM, we would like to congratulate the 2015 Board of Directors.

Judith Bradsen, Cowell Clarke
Robran Cock, TRILITY
Keith Downard, Tonkin Consulting
Michael LeVene, APC Integration
Jim McGuire, SA Water
Andrew Sarich, RPC Technologies
Philip Verco, Fyfe
Alister Walsh, Waterfind Australia
Tim Waterhouse, Sentek

The newly appointed Board of Directors is constructed of a range of professionals who bring a broad spectrum of skills and expertise across the water sector, to the WIA. This will provide a good platform for the essential input and guidance that the Board provides to shape the strategies carried out for industry.

Click here to see the full media release.

We look forward to working with the new Board of Directors!

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WIA Leads Austrade Delegation to China

Andy Roberts, CEO of the Water Industry Alliance, lead the Austrade Australian Five Waters Mission to China which was held from Monday 13 October to Friday 17 October.

Andy, while representing WIA members and their skills and expertise within the water industry, lead the delegation across China to areas including, Hangzhou, Jiaxing and Shanghai from Monday 13th October.

The delegation saw 11 Australian companies, including three from South Australia, represent the Australian water industry and allowed for them to showcase the industry across a broad range of technologies and services, some of which included, wastewater treatment, pollution treatment, rainwater collection, and integrated water management solutions.

The Five Waters Program is a major water program with an investment by the Chinese Government of more than AU $75 billion over three years and over 125 projects valued at A $10 billion in 2014, for the Zhejiang Province. The aim of the Program will be to address the issues of treatment of wastewater, flood control, storm water drainage, potable water security and water use efficiency.

Pictured: General Manager of the Hangzhou Qige Wastewater Treatment Plant, with Luisa Rust, Trade Commissioner, Australian Trade Commission, Shanghai and Andy Roberts, CEO, Water Industry Alliance

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SARMS-IIIP Capability Listing

The Water Industry Alliance has opened to all companies the opportunity to register their capabilities for inclusion in the Irrigation Capability Irrigation Industry Service Provider Directory. All the details both of how to access the service provider directory and how to submit your company's capabilities are available at the following page: http://www.waterindustry.com.au/news/sarms-iiip

Upcoming Events

  • Barossa Valley Water & Wine Tour 2015

    When: 30 Jan 2015
    Time: 9:30 AM

    Join us for the Annual Water & Wine Tour in January 2015. The tour for 2015 will be showcasing the Barossa Valley region.


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  • February Members Night 2015

    When: 17 Feb 2015
    Time: 5:15 PM
    Where: SA Water Learning Centre

    The first Members Night for 2015 - Come along and hear from John Ringham, Chief Executive, SA Water.

    Further details to come!

    WIA Member Only Event


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