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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Tag: water

Designing the lifecycle of a product

Australians purchase over 700 million litres of bottled water every year. But before you can grab a bottle of water at the shops on a hot day, the water is first extracted from...

Canberra to host event to future-proof national water use

Canberra will host ‘H2O Hack’ later this month, a virtual public event that focuses on future-proofing Australia’s water use.

Filtered water: is it necessary?

Compared to the 2 billion people on the planet contending with contaminated water, we’re blessed to have tap water that is plentiful and safe. In fact, Canberrans are known to be drinking some of...

Icon Water monitoring water quality

Heavy rainfall has prompted concern about the potential impact on water quality for the ACT following recent bushfires in the region. Icon Water implemented measures to reduce the runoff of ash and sediment...

Waterwise gardening this summer

There are many facets of waterwise gardening that we need to take into consideration during the summer months, such as: The types of plants/gardens we have and their age. Perennial gardens and those planted with...

Campaign urges Canberrans to be water safe

The ACT Government and the Royal Life Saving Society have joined forces to launch the ‘Stay Safe Summer’ campaign, to encourage water safety over the warmer months as people head to pools,...

Records could fall in ‘exceptional heat’

Records could fall in ‘exceptional heat’ as Australia swelters through an intensifying heatwave. In a severe weather update from the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) posted on Monday 16 December, meteorologist Dr Adam Morgan...

Water restrictions for Braidwood and Bungendore

Water restrictions will come into force in the nearby NSW towns of Braidwood and Bungendore from Friday 22 November. “This is the first time since 2010 that Braidwood and Bungendore have been placed...