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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.

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 Operators - Opportunities to be recognised

Consider nominating operational employees who have excelled in the workplace for these prestigious awards, winners will be announced at the WIOA Conference to be held in Bendigo. Nominations close on Friday 5 August 2016.

Help the water industry get counted in the 2016 Census

The ABS will conduct the Census on 9 August 2016.  The water industry is significantly under counted due to the lack of water specific occupations recognised by the ABS.  We encourage all operational staff in the water industry to use of the 28 occupational titles listed in the Water Industry Occupational Framework. More information...

SAWater Morgan WTP wins Ixom SA Water Taste Test

Congratulations to the team at the Morgan WTP from SA Water who won the Ixom 2016 South Australian Water Taste Test.

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 accepted 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

Queensland Three-peat in Water of Origin

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

  • Barcaldine RC win the Ixom Water of Origin
  • Vern Atkinson Cairns RC win 2016 Operator of the Year
  • Gary Fenwick QUU win 2 x Best Paper Awards

 Photos of all the winners


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Phone: +61 3 5821 6744
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Email: info@wioa.org.au

George Wall
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Phone: +61 3 5821 6744
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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