Water Journal : Water Journal February 2013
14 CrossCurrent across the region. Acting Minister for Water Supply, Andrew Cripps, said legislative changes had been nalised and bulk water supply operations had now been transferred to Seqwater. "The merging of three former water entities -- Seqwater, LinkWater and the SEQ Water Grid Manager -- as well as some functions of the Queensland Water Commission (QWC) have been consolidated into a single bulk water entity which will allow for better planning and decision making," Mr Cripps said. A discussion paper has been launched to guide the development of a 30-year water strategy to ensure affordable, secure, sustainable and high-quality water and sewerage services across Queensland. Water Supply Minister Mark McArdle said the Queensland Government is committed to lowering the cost of living. The Queensland Government wants to work with all to ensure a sustainable and affordable water future. Public consultation on the discussion paper closes 29 March 2013. Please visit www.dews.qld.gov.au and search for 'water sector strategy'. Member News Danielle Roche will join the Water Services Association of Australia in the position of Manager, Asset Management, based in WSAA's Melbourne of ce. Danielle brings a wealth of experience gained at City West Water to WSAA's asset management program, which she led from October 2009 to January 2012. Highlands Water has awarded its engineering support services contract to MWH Global from January 2013 for an initial period of three years. John Koumoukelis has moved to Hydro ux Pty Ltd, the Australian Agent for Huber Technology for their range of wastewater treatment equipment. You can contact John on 02 9089 8833 or email john. koumoukelis@hydro ux.com.au MWH Global has appointed Mr Mark Bruzzone as Australia Regional Director of Government and Infrastructure. Mr Bruzzone's strong background in engineering and his appointment as Regional Director con rms the commitment of the business to continuing in its position as the wet infrastructure leader around the world. The industry placement program at Flinders University consists of a broad range of students who are pertinent to the water industry including Engineering, IT and Business and Technology. Business and Technology includes students with environment management, aquaculture and marine biology backgrounds who pursue additional business studies, offering a valuable skillset of science and business to your organisation. The placement period is for 12--20 weeks. For more information please see the Flinders University website. Contact Us: T: 02 9502 8000 or 1300 130 149 F: 02 9502 8090 firstname.lastname@example.org www.georgfischer.com.au Larger Saddles - Bigger Branches The polyethylene modular system for large dimensions up to 2000 mm. ELGEF Plus branch saddles complete with customized top load peeling tool and installation accessories.
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