WIOA NSW Conference – April 2018 Duncan Reynolds R&D Manager / Regional Marketing (Click above to view the Presentation) Project Goal Establish Proof of Concept and feasibility of products/processes which: Perform the function of odour control for a wide range of sewage gases Are cost-effective to the Utility/Council Can be sourced from within Australia Ideally […]
Background Sewer ventilation pipes were designed and built from the 1940’s to 1970’s by Australian Councils and Water Agencies. They are typically 9-14m in height and are fabricated from reinforced concrete or mild steel. Their primary role is to reduce pressure surges in sewage collection systems, and they also play a vital role in ventilating odorous […]
Lithgow Council recently installed a Sewer Rising Main which empties into a discharge maintenance shaft on a busy highway. A small diameter vent shaft running off the shaft was located on the footpath of a residential area. Due to local design restrictions Council weren’t permitted to install a vent shaft taller than 4m (instead of, […]
Why is SVSR investing so heavily in Research, Development and Innovation? There are many factors for change, which requires a lot to stay ahead. These are some of the important reasons: Population growth and urban density (eg. By 2050 Sydney is predicted to have 8 million inhabitants) putting more pressure on existing assets such as roads […]
Could the Sun’s radiation clean microplastics from wastewater and waterways? Excerpt from the Australian Water Association website: “Exposure to sunlight can degrade plastics over long periods of time, but the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden has developed a method to speed up the process and make more efficient use of visible and ultraviolet […]
1 Scope The document below specifies the design and installation requirements for Odour Control Units (OCUs) in Sydney Waters sewerage network. 2 Objective The objective of this Standard Specification is to provide designers, manufacturers, and installers of an OCU with Sydney Waters requirements for its design, construction, installation and performance testing. This document is written in the […]
There are many approved methods for modelling and assessing air pollutants in NSW. For further information, please click here.
BACKGROUND: Wingecarribee Council Covers the areas of the Southern Highlands approximately 100km south-west of Sydney. Council is responsible for a large amount of Sewer and Water services and associated pipelines which are well beyond their design life. Many houses and businesses in the area have on-site sewage treatment systems (which Council are not responsible for), […]