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The Water Industry Operators Association of Australia (WIOA) is a national non-for-profit association with a primary role of facilitating the collection, development and exchange of quality information between people undertaking operational roles in the water, wastewater and recycled water industries.

South Australian Operations Day & Water Taste Test

The SA Advisory Committee invites members and guests to join other water industry operators to attend an Operations Interest Day and the running of the second Ixom South Australian Water Taste Test. The day will be held on Wednesday 6 July 2016 at the TAFE SA Tonsley Campus. Ian Johnson leads a terrific program for what will be a very informative day. Further information and to register

NSW Water Interest Day to be held at Tea Gardens WTP

MidCoast Water is hosting a water interest day at the Tea Gardens WTP to be held on Wednesday 27 July 2016. A great program has been developed that includes an open forum on SOP's and presentations from MidCoast Water, NSW Health and the days sponsor PALL Corporation.
Further information and to register

Victorian Network Operators Development Program Launched

This exciting new program has been established to identify, mentor and develop future leaders in the Network Operations field across the Victorian Water Industry. Applications are being eccepted for the first group to undertake this program in 2017.
Further information

Win an ipad - Show Us Ya Bag Competition

Attendees at this year’s WIOA conferences have an added opportunity to win by entering the Show Us Ya Bag competition.

Victorian Conference Program Announced

WIOA is pleased to announce an exciting range of platform and poster presentations for the 2016 Victorian Conference and Exhibition to be held in Bendigo on August 31 & September 1. We are accepting registrations for this important event for the water industry in Victoria.
More information and to register

WIN up to $6000 in PD with the Kwatye Award

Individual WIOA members are encouraged to apply of the 2016 Kwatye Award sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific. Nominations close on 20 July and individuals (or teams) are asked to nominate to undertake a professional development activity, project or opportunity. Up to $6,000 is available for the winner to use on expenses to undertake the professional development activity.

Queensland Three-peat in Water of Origin

WIOA conducted another successful conference and exhibition in Rockhampton that saw:

  • Barcaldine RC defeat Nambucca SC in the Ixom Water of Origin
  • Vern Atkinson Cairns Regional Council win 2016 Operator of the Year
  • Gary Fenwick QUU win Best Paper by an Operator and Best Paper Overall

 Photos of all the winners

Darren Lord from TasWater wins 2016 PASS Award

Congratulations to Darren Lord on winning the 2016 PASS (Problem Accepted Solution Supplied) Award.  Darrens innovation that has reduced the OHS issues associated with transferring Sodium Hypochlorite from containers and drums saw him join other WIOA members on the WIOA tour to New Zealand in April May this year. Get your entry in for a chance to win the 2017 PASS Award.

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George Wall
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Email: george@wioa.org.au

Craig Mathisen
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Phone: +61 3 5821 6744
Email: craig@wioa.org.au

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2016 Conferences
NSW : Newcastle
QLD : Rockhampton
VIC : Bendigo

Water Taste Tests
AUS 2015 : Marysville, Goulburn Valley Water

NSW 2016 : Nambucca Shire Council
SA 2015 : Happy Valley WTP
TAS 2015 : Warratah WTP
VIC 2015 : Marysville, Goulburn Valley Water

Water of Origin 2016 : Queensland, Barcaldine RC


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