Posts Tagged ‘Melbourne Water’

World first electrical safety training simulator receives federal funding

Melbourne Water and Deakin University’s CADET Virtual Reality Training and Simulation Research Lab are set to accelerate the development of a world first electrical safety training simulator. The research project has received financial support from the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC), which invests Commonwealth funds in industry-led manufacturing research and development. The collaboration will…

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Melbourne Water named IAP2 Australasian Organisation of the Year

Melbourne Water has received international recognition for its industry-leading approach to community engagement – winning the coveted International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) Australasian Organisation of the Year Award. Melbourne Water was presented the honour at the IAP2 2020 Core Values Awards ceremony for its innovative Next Generation Community Engagement Program (NextGen). The IAP2 Awards…

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Skeleton crew completes creek planting project

Melbourne Water’s Working for Victoria program team have pitched in to help a local environmental group finish a much-needed clean up along a popular Hoppers Crossing Creek. With spring the optimum time for the task – the Waterway Blitz crews have spent the past few weeks planting an abundant 4500 indigenous trees, shrubs and grasses…

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Carbon Offsets Report now available

VicWater has released water industry guidance and decision-making support tools to help the sector navigate the complexities of sourcing carbon offsets, including how carbon offsets work, risks with using carbon offsets and regulatory and procurement challenges. VicWater coordinated a cross-sector working group to ensure broad engagement in the guidance and tools, which included workshops and webinars…

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Creating Jobs for our Environment

Melbourne Water has created more than 100 new jobs in an exciting initiative aimed at protecting and beautifying the city’s waterways. The new roles stem from the State Government’s $500 million Working for Victoria initiative with the majority of jobs to focus on Melbourne Water’s essential work caring for the city’s waterways and land. Named the Waterway…

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Map your ideas as Melbourne Water plan for a Waterway Blitz

Melbourne Water are looking for hot-spot locations to collect litter, remove weeds and undertake other amenity improvements. The Waterway Blitz is part of the $500 million State Government Working for Victoria initiative. Melbourne Water has created more than 100 new jobs with the majority of those roles aimed at protecting and beautifying the city’s waterways. This is…

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Program Director, Urban Water Strategy & Melbourne System Strategy

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City West Water, Melbourne Water, South East Water and Yarra Valley Water are four government agencies responsible for the provision of water and sewerage services to the Melbourne area. Every five years Victoria’s water corporations are required to develop Urban Water Strategies (UWS) and Melbourne Water must formulate a Melbourne System Strategy (MSS). These strategies…

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Carbon offsets webinar

VicWater will host a webinar on 19 August, focusing on the use of carbon offsets in the water sector. The webinar will communicate outcomes of the recent Melbourne Water and VicWater carbon offsets project and address issues such as: how carbon offsets work, risks with using carbon offsets and regulatory and procurement challenges. For more…

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