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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... Continue reading »

Wastewater system upgrades for the Sutherland Shire

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... Continue reading »

July 2013 eNewsletter

This month Im 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.... Continue reading »

Property installations begin for Bargo wastewater scheme

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 Waters Growth Program Manager, Susan Trousdale at Mrs Belinda Klasens property in Hawthorne Road to mark the next... Continue reading »

Legionella Webinar Recording

A recording of "Legionella: An Update for Building Operators, Engineers, and Water Treaters" can be viewed free of charge at 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.... Continue reading »

Sydney Water wins national award for climate change tool

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... Continue reading »

Sydney Water spending over $900,000 in Concord West

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... Continue reading »


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... Continue reading »

Celebrate World Environment Day with a glass of tap water!

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... Continue reading »

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