20 articles about "Sydney Water"
As rain boosts Sydney’s water storage levels, the city’s new desal plant has been doubled in size. The project has still come in under budget, writes Max Borchardt.
With El Niño conditions persisting, the Australian city is getting ready to build fast. Max Borchardt reports.
* Doosan Heavy Industries hosted the Gulf desalination industry at a gala dinner for the opening of its new Dubai research and development centre in November.
New legislation in NSW will allow for increased private sector involvement in water and wastewater. With a 1-in-1,000-year drought raging, the time is ripe.
The American giant did not like the look of the terms, so one local and one international consortium are the only two to bid for the 274,000m /d desalination plant in Israel.
Mekorot, Israel’s national water company, has been given the role of turning the country into a Silicon Valley for water technology. Chairman Booky Oren has been busy.
Peter Trute investigates the South African company that is forcing its way into the city’s wastewater sector. It might be a model for other entrepreneurial companies looking for opportunities in water reuse.
Australian water projects are multiplying as water resources become a national issue. Peter Trute reports.
* Just as everyone thought that the Sydney desalination project was dead, suddenly there has been a flurry of activity to resurrect the project as soon as the city’s dams hit 40% capacity.
* Sydney Water lost the battle for hearts and minds over its proposed desalination plant last week, and agreed to postpone the project.