Water Journal : Water Journal May 2011
industry news regular features 26 MAY 2011 water is an excellent vehicle to deliver capital works and ensures consistencies and significant savings across the projects through efficiencies and economy of scale." Sydney Water established its Odour Management Program to reduce the risk of odours impacting on surrounding communities to its wastewater treatment plants. It will also ensure Sydney Water meets its licence requirements from the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water. Sydney Water collects and treats more than 1.3 billion litres of wastewater from homes and businesses every day. The wastewater network includes over 24,000km of pipes and services around 1.7 million homes and businesses in Sydney, the Illawarra and the Blue Mountains. Much of the wastewater at the 16 treatment plants is recycled for use by industry and for irrigation; Sydney Water also produces about 180,000 wet tonnes of biosolids annually which are 100 per cent beneficially used in agriculture, composting and land rehabilitation. eWater CRC Appoints New International Business Development Manager eWater CRC has announced the appointment of Dr Robert Carr as Manager, International Business Development. Dr Carr was formerly President of the USA arm of DHI Water and Environment and Director, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Dr Carr has a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from the University of Queensland (1980), a Masters in the Physical Modelling of Energy Dissipaters and a PhD in Surface/ Groundwater Modelling from US-based Iowa State University. He is the recipient of several major awards including Iowa State’s Research Excellence prize, and was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 1990 to investigate Drainage and Salinity Modelling Systems in Europe and Israel. Carr's fields of special competence include Hydraulic Investigations and Design, Hydrologic Assessment, Flood Estimation and Contaminant Transport Investigations. He has extensive experience in managing urban, riverine, estuarine and groundwater data collection and modelling projects. He is a member of the Australian Institution of Engineers Australia, CPEng NPER-3 and the Australian Water and Wastewater Association. Sydney Water's wastewater network services about 1.7 million homes in the Sydney, Illawarra and Blue Mountains regions.
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