Archive for October 2021

November Policy Update

Guidance material to support implement of General Environmental Duty (GED) under the EP Act Since the last update, the consultants have produced draft process flow charts for the reporting of sewer spills and contaminated land under GED, and these were considered at a workshop with the related Working Group that was held on Friday 22…

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Melbourne Water named on Most Innovative Companies list

Melbourne Water has been recognised on the 2021 AFR BOSS Most Innovative Companies list, coming in at fourth place for their innovative Wetlands Analytics Visualisation Environment (WAVE) technology. Melbourne Water have been named in the top five companies for three years in a row. The WAVE technology can analyse aerial wetland vegetation photography and provide…

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Approvals Officer Major Projects

The North Central Catchment Management Authority protects and enhances the integrity of our catchments, by working in partnership with communities to deliver enduring natural resource management outcomes. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our Major Projects team to fulfil a role that is both extremely exciting and stimulating. Located out…

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North East Water celebrate National Water Week with Annual Art Prize

North East Water has partnered with the Burraja Gallery and Murray Arts to showcase the artwork of local First Nations artists for the North East Water Aboriginal Aquisitional Art Prize. The theme for this years’ event is ‘water’ and coincides with celebrations for National Water Week. Anthony Hernan, Managing Director of North East Water says:…

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North East Water announces new Managing Director

VicWater is welcomes the announcement of Jo Murdoch’s appointment of Managing Director. She will commence in the role in January 2022. Ms Murdoch joins North East Water from Barwon Water, where she held an executive position leading the customer and community experience. Cath Botta, Chair of North East Water, is looking forward to welcoming Ms…

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Government announces $14M in water grants

The Victorian Government has announced funding for improvements to water infrastructure to boost our water security by co-investing in priority projects identified in Melbourne and across regional Victoria, with Minister for Water Lisa Neville highlighting the importance of continued investment: “We need to adapt to our changing climate and increased demand for water – so…

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Yarra Valley Water sign Global Pledge to Net Zero

In an exciting move for the Victorian water sector Yarra Valley Water have signed the Global Pledge to Net Zero and is one of the first water corporations to do so. Pledge to Net Zero is a commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, which supports the United Nations’ Race to Zero campaign.…

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VicWater CEO on shaping a sustainable water future for Victoria

Value for Victorians: Sustaining valuable water services in a changing climate   Community value underpins our services The economy, liveability, and sustainability of Victoria depends on the Victorian water industry. We are proud to provide that value for Victorians. The Victorian water sector provides more than just water services. Across Victoria, 18 water businesses employ…

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Victorian Government works with Traditional Owners on Sustainable Water Strategy

  For the first time, the Victorian Government have partnered with Traditional Owners when formulating the draft plan for the Central and Gippsland Region Sustainable Water Strategy. The plan aims to secure Victoria’s water future, meet the challenges of a warmer and drier climate, and meet the demands of population growth. The plan includes a…

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