An alliance of businesses in the business of water

Delivering water expertise through partnership and collaboration

August 22, 2018

General Manager of Allwater, Shaun Ledson, sat down with the Water Industry Alliance to talk about his career, the water industry and the strength of the Adelaide Service Alliance.

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RPC Pipe Systems and Iplex kick-off Townsville City Council pipeline project

August 10, 2018

RPC Pipe Systems and Iplex kick-off Townsville City Council Pipeline Duplication Project (HPDP) Excecution for the Flowtite GRP Pipeline.

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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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Expanding water opportunities with India

July 31, 2018

Water and food security have been identified as key entry points for education, research, capacity development, technology and innovation, as Australia prepares to play a greater role in trade and investment with India.

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Meet the 2018 Smart Water Award winners

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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Delivering a connected stormwater reuse system

May 8, 2018

SAGE Automation delivered the control system that provides remote, real-time monitoring to water assets under the Rural City of Murray Bridge’s Stormwater Management and Reuse Scheme.

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Diversification sets engineering company up to take advantage of water industry

April 30, 2018

The company’s brave approach to switch its focus from traditional manufacturing towards advanced manufacturing and industrial control systems has paved the way for its future.

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New innovations in trenchless pipe rehabilitation

February 1, 2018

Trenchless technologies are the perfect solution and provide a modern way to rehabilitate demaged pipe lines.

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Are targeted business missions right for your organisation?

October 16, 2017

A renewed focus on targeted business missions for small-to-medium enterprises looking to expand in key international growth markets, has seen governments and industry organisations, such as the Water Industry Alliance, take interested delegates abroad to help them build and foster connections and partnerships.

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Industry opportunities through expansion of agriculture in the Northern Adelaide Plains

October 12, 2017

SA Water and Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) have partnered to develop the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme (NAIS), a key component of developing the South Australian Government’s Northern Adelaide Plains Agribusiness Initiative, providing a coordinated approach to accelerating growth in the area.

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Multidisciplinary research team working to determine the value of South Australia’s coastal carbon ecosystems

October 5, 2017

The Goyder Institute for Water Research project Coastal Carbon Opportunities: demonstrating additionality and potential for future offsets in South Australia will see a multidisciplinary research team working to determine the value of the state’s coastal carbon ecosystem.

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Industry Q&A: Precision irrigation using cloud technology

September 29, 2017

SWAN Systems’ Tim Hyde spoke with the Water Industry Alliance about SWAN’s beginnings, his recent business mission in India and the future of Australia’s water sector.

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Improving sustainability through local initiatives

September 25, 2017

Grundfos has a strong tradition of social and environmental responsibility with one simple aim – to make a positive difference.

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Tonkin Consulting builds on a proud history in water projects

May 31, 2017

Tonkin Consulting is a 60-year veteran of technical services in SA with a commitment to the concept of water as a precious resource.

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RPC Pipe Systems to supply 23km of pipes for NZ irrigation scheme

May 30, 2017

RPC Pipe Systems, in Lonsdale, Adelaide, has recently landed a $22 million contract to supply GRP pressure pipe and fittings for the Central Plains Water Stage 2 Irrigation Project on the South Island of New Zealand. It is RPC Pipe Systems’ largest ever export pipe order.

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SAGE Automation improves value and productivity for Riverland almond company

May 29, 2017

Major Waikerie almond producer Jubilee Almonds turned to Adelaide’s SAGE Automation when it wanted to upgrade its pump house as part of an expansion drive into world export markets – and is delighted with the results.

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Optimatics' powerful analytics tools support smarter decisions

May 26, 2017

Optimatics is an Adelaide-based software company that’s helped water utilities avoid nearly $3 billion in unnecessary spending and lowering operational risks, all without compromising their performance.

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China signs up for South Australia’s water expertise

May 25, 2017

In a key breakthrough finalised during this month’s SA Government-led trade mission to China, the Australia China Sponge City Consortium has opened an office in Jinan to pursue multi-million dollar deals to improve Shandong’s water quality.

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Why (and how) every business needs to transform itself

May 24, 2017

This month, WIA’s CEO Rachel sat down with Tim Waterhouse over a coffee to talk through what’s happening in business, and the opportunities and challenges in the water sector.

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WIA members discuss the future of wastewater

March 22, 2017

SA recycles a higher percentage of ‘wastewater’ than any other State in Australia; and the cooling effect of irrigating Adelaide’s parklands rather than allowing them to brown off each summer cools the City by 12 degrees.

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Industry collaboration to tackle water pollution in Myanmar

March 20, 2017

WIA member Hydronumerics Pty Ltd has joined forces with the CSIRO Land & Water Floreat to undertake a comprehensive baseline assessment of water pollution across the Ayeyarwady River Basin (ARB) in Myanmar.

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Using aerospace disruptive technologies to help solve water challenges

March 20, 2017

Nova Systems, a leading edge WIA member, is an international Adelaide-head quartered professional solutions provider with a high-tech heritage, bringing the seemingly disparate world of defence and aerospace to addressing complex problems in the water sector.

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Innovative design providing cleaner and safer water to communities

March 19, 2017

WIA member Fabtech has given a new lease of healthy life to SA Water’s Paskeville reservoir on Yorke Peninsula with a massive design, construct and installation project involving a new liner and cover system covering nearly 80,000 m2 of Geosynthetics materials.

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Using seawater to grow food in a desert

March 17, 2017

WIA members Basetec Services and Guidera O’Connor are playing a significant role in helping one of SA’s most innovative high-tech food projects get off the ground.

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Supporting the creation of a CoE in water resources management in Rajasthan, India

March 16, 2017

The Water Industry Alliance partnered with ICE WaRM to facilitate a one day workshop on establishing a Centre of Excellence of Water Resources Management in Rajasthan, India.

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Accelerating the water industry

March 15, 2017

As Chair of the Water Industry Alliance I get to talk to a lot of people involved in many different areas of the water industry. I’m proud to be involved in an industry group that is so dynamic, so positive, so innovative, and has so much to give the State in the future.

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WIA members explore smart cities opportunities

February 22, 2017

The Water Industry Alliance Members Night for February was held at the Adelaide Smart City Studio.

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