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Water Industry Alliance welcomes new board member

June 19, 2019

The Water Industry Alliance is pleased to announce that Anna Jackson has accepted the role of director of the Alliance

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Wellbeing in the workplace - resources for small business

June 18, 2019

Resources and webpages to help you, as a small business, to thrive with a focus on workplace wellbeing

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What does Liberal winning the election mean for my super?

June 17, 2019

Opportunities to reduce tax and boost retirement savings

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All round excellence for Goyder Institute for Water Research

June 13, 2019

Leading Australian water industry companies have been recognised for excellence in technology and expertise at the Water Industry Alliance’s 2019 Smart Water Awards.

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Aither recognised for their innovative water management framework at the 2019 Smart Water Awards

June 13, 2019

Leading Australian water industry companies have been recognised for excellence in technology and expertise at the Water Industry Alliance’s 2019 Smart Water Awards.

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High Commendation for the Renmark Irrigation Trust

June 13, 2019

Leading Australian water industry companies have been recognised for excellence in technology and expertise at the Water Industry Alliance’s 2019 Smart Water Awards.

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Working together to deliver new market opportunities and investment for the South Australian water sector

June 13, 2019

Leading Australian water industry companies have been recognised for excellence in technology and expertise at the Water Industry Alliance’s 2019 Smart Water Awards.

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Department for Environment and Water makes an impact with their Riverine Recovery Project

June 13, 2019

Leading Australian water industry companies have been recognised for excellence in technology and expertise at the Water Industry Alliance’s 2019 Smart Water Awards.

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Water Sensitive SA Program Manager wins coveted water professional award

June 13, 2019

Leading Australian water industry companies have been recognised for excellence in technology and expertise at the Water Industry Alliance’s 2019 Smart Water Awards.

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Meet the 2019 Smart Water Award Winners

June 13, 2019

Leading Australian water industry companies have been recognised for excellence in technology and expertise at the Water Industry Alliance’s 2019 Smart Water Awards.

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Small Business Survey

June 13, 2019

The Office of the Small Business Commissioner and the Office of the Industry Advocate invite you to participate in an online survey regarding how South Australian Government currently engages South Australian businesses.

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Fish deaths and future-proofing the Murray-Darling Basin

May 30, 2019

Alliance member, Aither's, overview of the Independent assessment of the 2018-19 fish deaths in the lower Darling

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Health hazards in focus: Drugs and alcohol

May 28, 2019

The use of alcohol and other drugs can impact on workplaces, affecting relationships, safety and productivity.

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Charter of consultation and regulatory practice - review

May 27, 2019

Stakeholders are invited to provide written submissions on SA's Essential Services Commission draft Charter

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SA Water metro services contracts

May 24, 2019

SA Water briefs industry on future commercial opportunities to deliver water and wastewater services in metropolitan Adelaide.

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Water Professional of the Year announced

May 16, 2019

ICE WaRM's Darryl Day awarded Water Professional of the Year

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Smart Water Awards 2019 - keynote speaker announced

May 15, 2019

Meet our keynote speaker | Richard Bowles

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Growing a global business course

May 14, 2019

Export Council of Australia's online course to equip you with the necessary skills to take your business to the next level.

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A different way to look at Labor's proposed franking credits reform

May 12, 2019

William Buck explores the impact of this proposed change

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8th IWA-ASPIRE Conference & Exhibition

May 6, 2019

Smart solutions for water resilience, Hong Kong | 31 October - 2 November 2019

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Innovating industry capability: A contemporary Catalonian cluster experience

May 1, 2019

Insights for SA industry - driving economic growth by embracing a strong cluster policy and inter-cluster collaboration

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Smart Water Awards 2019 - Alliancing Award nominees

April 30, 2019

Meet the 2019 Alliancing Award nominees

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SA Smart Water Mission to New Zealand

April 30, 2019

Register your expression of interest for the Smart Water Mission to New Zealand, 17-20 September 2019

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Review of SE water allocation reductions

April 26, 2019

Goyder Institute has released its review of the science that underpinned water allocation reductions to south-east SA irrigators

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Federal Budget update report 2019

April 11, 2019

The 2019-20 Federal Budget was handed down on 2nd April 2019 and included a number of new measures

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Smart Water Awards 2019 - Innovation in Large Organisations Award nominees

April 9, 2019

Meet the Innovation in Larger Organisations Award nominees

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Smart Water Awards 2019 - Innovation in SMEs Award nominees

April 9, 2019

Meet the Innovation in SMEs Award nominees

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Five ways to accelerate growth workshop

April 9, 2019

Are you a CEO, Managing Director or business owner who wants to grow your company, but not sure how to take it to the next level?

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Airport lucerne trials could turn commercial

April 4, 2019

Stormwater re-use demonstration project trial lowers airport temperatures

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Smart Water Awards 2019 - Environmental Impact Award nominees

April 3, 2019

Meet the Environmental Impact Award nominees

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Australian Women's Leadership Symposiums

April 3, 2019

The Australian Women's Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce.

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Review of the Water Industry Act 2012

April 3, 2019

The Water Industry Act 2012 is being reviewed after five years of operation and you are invited to have your say about how you think it could be improved

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World Water Day 2019

March 29, 2019

Water for All – whoever you are, wherever you are, water is your human right

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Introduction of Landscape South Australia Bill

March 20, 2019

The new Landscape SA Bill proposes a new way forward for managing our landscapes

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New member: Capisce QS

March 13, 2019

Estimating, quantity surveying and project control professionals

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Australian Institute for Machine Learning

March 12, 2019

The Australian Institute for Machine Learning works with South Australian SMEs to adopt machine learning and AI to drive transformational productivity growth in their business

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Are you ready to export?

March 12, 2019

Austrade's guide to exporting

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Australia New Zealand Pacific Islands Water Development Opportunities group

March 6, 2019

The Australia New Zealand Pacific Islands Water Development Opportunities LinkedIn group

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2019 SA Science Excellence Awards

March 4, 2019

The search is on for South Australia’s top scientists, researchers and teachers

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2019 Smart Water Awards - Nominations due date extended

March 1, 2019

The nomination period has been extended to Friday 8th March 2019

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Climate Update 2019 - Adelaide | 4 March 2019

February 28, 2019

How is our climate changing and how we are responding to these changes in Australia and around the world?

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Business Research and Innovation Initiative

February 26, 2019

Are you an SME that can help solve public sector challenges? Grant funding is available

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WaterAid | Barefoot bowls

February 25, 2019

Support WaterAid at the Barefoot Bowls Night - 22 March

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National Water Forum 2019 | 28 March 2019

February 18, 2019

Registrations are open for the National Water Forum in Adelaide on 28 March

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Fast Movers 2019

February 13, 2019

Recognising South Australia's fastest growing businesses

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Members - share your good news stories

February 7, 2019

We want you to leverage off our brand and reputation

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Murray-Darling Basin Plan

January 25, 2019

The five-year assessment on progress to date in implementing the Basin Plan and recommendations on actions is now available.

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Small Business Digital Champions Program

January 17, 2019

The Australian Government is launching the Small Business Digital Champions Project to inspire and equip Australian small businesses to thrive in the digital economy.

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Zayed Sustainability Prize

January 17, 2019

Zayed Sustainability Prize - inaugural Water winner announced

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Water Industry Alliance Christmas Message 2018

December 14, 2018

It is that time of year when we celebrate with our families, reflect on the past 12 months and reinforce plans for the future.

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New Member: Smart Approved WaterMark

December 6, 2018

What is the Smart Approved WaterMark and Smart Water Advice?

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2019 Smart Water Awards - Nominations now open

December 3, 2018

Nominations are now open

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2019 Smart Water Awards - Nomination Forms

December 3, 2018

Nomination Forms and Guide for the 2019 Smart Water Awards

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Another successful year at the Alliance

November 30, 2018

2018 Water Industry Alliance Annual Report

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Alliance announces 2019 Board of Directors

November 23, 2018

The Water Industry Alliance Annual General Meeting held at the end of November saw the re-election of eight of the 2018 Board Directors, bringing continuity to the organisation as we begin a new year.

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Message from the Chief Executive

November 13, 2018

It is a great honour that I am able to write to you now in the capacity of Chief Executive of the Water Industry Alliance

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Water Research Australia seeking students for projects

November 12, 2018

WaterRA currently has two PhD Projects they are seeking students for.

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5 water industry challenges, and how industry 4.0 solves them

November 1, 2018

The Australian water industry is facing new and old challenges. Industry 4.0 – with its promise of increased visibility and performance with data – may present the solution.

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Unconscious bias - why does it matter?

October 29, 2018

The challenging topic of unconscious bias in the workplace

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RPC's pipeline shipment arrives in Townsville

October 26, 2018

Water Industry Alliance Principal Member RPC's first pipe shipment arrives for commencement of Stage 1 of Townsville Haughton Pipeline

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Writing a successful grant

October 22, 2018

Members gain greater insight into key elements of preparing grant applications

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Leadership development scholarships now available

October 18, 2018

Building on the significant developmental momentum achieved during #100daysforchange, Women & Leadership Australia is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across Australia’s water sector.

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2018 Annual General Meeting

October 15, 2018

We are pleased to invite members to the 20th Annual General Meeting of the Water Industry Alliance.

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Melbourne Water seeking innovative solutions to tackle emissions

October 15, 2018

Submit your innovative ideas to reduce or eliminate Scope 1 greenhouse gas emission from wastewater treatment plants.

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WaterAid SA Annual Golf Day - 9 Nov 2018

October 9, 2018

The Water Industry Alliance is pleased to support the Water Aid SA Annual Golf Day on Friday 9th November.

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Winnovation awards finalists announced

October 3, 2018

Dr Bernadette Eckermann, SA Water, announced as Winnovation SA awards finalist

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What does Skilling South Australia mean for you?

October 2, 2018

Skilling South Australia is a South Australian Government initiative to help more people get skills and qualifications to build lasting careers and meet the needs of industry.

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SUEZ acquires OPTIMATICS

October 1, 2018

Water Industry Alliance member OPTIMATICS, leader of water networks optimisation, acquired by SUEZ

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Waterfind Expression of Interest

September 29, 2018

Murray-Darling Basin Water Infrastructure Program 2018-24

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Announcement from the Chair: WIA Leadership Update

September 28, 2018

Water Industry Alliance CEO, Rachel Barratt, has announced that she will be leaving the Alliance to return to her role leading consulting firm Consilius Pty Ltd.

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Join us for Water Aid Golf Day 2018

September 19, 2018

Join the Water Industry Alliance team at the 2018 Water Aid Golf Day!

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South Australian Government commits to economy building through industry assistance framework

September 5, 2018

The South Australian Government has touted building the economy in the release of this week’s 2018-19 State Budget, with a particular focus on start-ups and innovation through the appointment of a chief entrepreneur and the development of an industry assistance framework.

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Have your say: Draft Water Allocation Plan

August 17, 2018

The South Australian Murray-Darling Basin Natural Resources Management Board has announced that the Water Allocation Plan for the River Murray Prescribed Watercourse is being updated and a draft plan released for public consultation.

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Launch of the SA Export Accelerator Grant

August 17, 2018

South Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, David Ridgway, has officially launched the Department for Trade, Tourism and Investment’s new export grant program – the SA Export Accelerator.

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Stormwater and flood experts brief members on industry challenges

August 14, 2018

The Water Industry Alliance’s August Members’ Night heard from three industry experts about how we manage our stormwater and prepare, plan and mitigate for flooding in urban Adelaide.

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Member success: NAIS marks installation of first 10kms of transfer pipeline

August 8, 2018

The first 10 kilometres of the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme’s (NAIS) 29 kilometre transfer pipeline will be installed underground this month.

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Meet the 2018 Smart Water Award winners

July 9, 2018

Award winners for the 2018 Water Industry Alliance Smart Water Awards are...

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Australian Water Quality Centre wins innovation award for Next Generation Sequencing technology

July 6, 2018

Leading Australian water industry companies have been recognised for excellence in technology and expertise at the Water Industry Alliance’s 2018 Smart Water Awards.

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Hydro-dis wins Alliancing Award for breakthrough work in Indian market

July 6, 2018

Leading Australian water industry companies have been recognised for excellence in technology and expertise at the Water Industry Alliance’s 2018 Smart Water Awards.

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South Australian desalination leader wins coveted water professional award

July 6, 2018

Leading Australian water industry companies and professionals have been recognised for excellence in technology and expertise at the Water Industry Alliance’s 2018 Smart Water Awards.

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River Murray Operations team win environmental award for bringing the Coorong to life

July 6, 2018

Leading Australian water industry companies have been recognised for excellence in technology and expertise at the Water Industry Alliance’s 2018 Smart Water Awards.

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Sentek's strong growth recognised with success at 2018 Smart Water Awards

July 6, 2018

Leading Australian water industry companies have been recognised for excellence in technology and expertise at the Water Industry Alliance’s 2018 Smart Water Awards.

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WIA hosts successful lunch and learn event

June 14, 2018

Water Industry Alliance members were treated to lunch while listening to leading researchers discuss their work on small-scale desalination technology.

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Swan Systems enters Israel market

June 14, 2018

West Australia-based irrigation company and Water Industry Alliance member, Swan Systems, has set up in Israel for three months as part of Austrade's Australian Landing Pad at SOSA, Tel Aviv.

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Major contract secured between Hydro-dis and Indian company Carbon Services

June 4, 2018

Water Industry Alliance member Hydro-dis, in partnership with Carbon Services India, has installed and commissioned one of its water treatment systems in Barasat – about 30 kilometres from Kolkata (Calcutta).

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Productivity Commission releases final report on National Water Reform inquiry

June 1, 2018

The final report into the Productivity Commission's National Water Reform inquiry has been released to the public.

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Smart Water Awards 2018 - Alliancing Award nominees

May 28, 2018

Meet the 2018 Alliancing Award nominees.

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Smart Water Awards 2018 - Environmental Impact Award nominees

May 28, 2018

Meet the Environmental Impact Award nominees.

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Smart Water Awards 2018 - Innovation in Larger Organisations Award nominees

May 28, 2018

Meet the Innovation in Larger Organisations Award nominees.

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Smart Water Awards 2018 - Innovation in SMEs Award nominees

May 28, 2018

Meet the Innovation in SMEs Award nominees

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WIA strengthens ties with Irrigation Australia

May 18, 2018

This week, the Water Industry Alliance and Irrigation Australia entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance the irrigation and water industry in Australia and provide additional value to their members.

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RPC Pipe Systems win Townsville pipeline duplication project

May 4, 2018

RPC Pipe System’s national sales and marketing distributor in Australia, Iplex Pipelines, has been awarded the contract for the supply of Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP) pipe to Stage 1 of the Townsville City Council Haughton Pipeline Duplication project.

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ESCOSA review workshop highlights challenges

May 1, 2018

Water Industry Alliance members attended a workshop with the Essential Services Commission of South Australia (ESCOSA) on Tuesday 1st May to provide input into the economic regulation review of SA Water.

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Sold out Smart Water Summit exceeds expectations

March 26, 2018

The inaugural Smart Water Summit combined over 160 utilities, manufacturers, engineers, consultants, researchers, analysts, policy makers, government representatives and academics for rich discussion of water enabling economic growth, driving innovation, and providing global solutions.

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Pricing review: SA Liberal’s ‘headline water commitment’

March 19, 2018

The newly-elected South Australian Liberal-led government is likely to undergo an independent pricing review into water.

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WIA presents market research findings

March 16, 2018

In 2017 the Water Industry Alliance was successful in receiving funding as part of the South Australian Export Partnership Program.

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