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.
WIOA Christmas Message
The WIOA Board, Committees and Staff wish you and those close to you a very happy and safe holiday season. Thankyou for your support during the year and we look forward to working with you towards a prosperous 2015.
The office will be closed from Friday 19 December 2014 and will re-open on Monday 5 January 2015 - Merry Christmas.
Ensuring Safe Drinking Water Workshop with Dr Steve Hrudey
In conjunction with VicWater and the Victorian Department of Health, WIOA will stage a one-day workshop by Dr Steve Hrudey titled Ensuring Safe Drinking Water, on Tuesday 24 February 2015 at the Matthew Flinders Hotel in Chadstone.
Share in the experiences of operators across NSW at the NSW 2015 Conference and Exhibition
We are very pleased to announce an exciting range of presentations for the technical program for our NSW Conference to be held in Orange on 25 & 26 March 2015. Registrations for this event are now being accepted. Register Now!
Recognise your "gun" operator in the NSW Water industry
Nominations for the NSW Operator of the Year Award are now open and will close on Friday 20th February 2015. This prestigious award is sponsored by the NSW Water Directorate and rewards excellent performance, initiative and all round attention to detail by an operator.
Join WIOA - the association serving operational employees in the water industry
If you are working in the water industry a WIOA Membership will help keep you up to date. Individual membership is only $25 and Corporates it is only $220. Join now for 2015.
Congratulations Russell Mack - WIOA's 6th Life Member
WIOA awarded Russell Mack a life membership at the Conference Awards Dinner in Bendigo. Russell has been on the WIOA committee continuously since 1997, and has been a tireless worker for WIOA. A full report on Russell's service will be included in the November edition of 'Operator'. More photos of Russell accepting his Life Membership
South Gippsland wins Orica Victorian Water Taste Test
Congratulations to South Gippsland Water who were acknowledged as having the best tasting water in Victoria which was announced at the WIOA Bendigo Conference. Check out the photos of the day
Congratulations to all Victorian Award Winners
Colin Mynott from South East Water won the prestigious Victorian Operator of the Year Award at the WIOA Bendigo Conference Awards night held last week. The award was accepted in Colin's absence.
Congratulations to all the water industry professionals who were recognised for their achievements at the Conference held in Bendigo, which saw over 1380 in attendance. More information and all the winners