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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.

FREE Water Exhibition comes to Canberra (EPIC)

Join over 700 water professionals in Canberra on 29 & 30 March 2017 for the WIOA NSW Conference & Exhibition. The event includes a large exhibition of over 110 of the world leading companies on display which is FREE to attend.

  • 110+ leading companies servicing the water industry
  • Iinvaluable and long-term business connections
  • Iinnovative solutions, industry trends and new suppliers
  • Stay informed about the latest industry developments

Who provides the Best Tasting Tap Water in in NSW/ACT?

The award for the Ixom 2017 NSW/ACT Best Tasting Tap Water will be judged and presented as part of the NSW Water Operations Conference & Exhibition to be held in Canberra. All providers in NSW and the ACT are invited to submit a sample for this prestigious award.

Queensland Operators - Opportunities to be recognised

Consider nominating operational employees who have excelled in the workplace for these presigous awards, winners will be announced at the WIOA Queensland Conference to be held in Logan in June - nominations close on 5 May 2017.

  • Queensland Operator of the Year Award (sponsor AWA)
  • Queensland Young Operator of the Year (sponsor qldwater)
  • Queensland Young Operator of the Year (sponsor qldwater)

South Australian 2016 Operator of the Year announced

Congratulations to Daniel Partridge from SA Water who was announced as the winner of the inaugural award in SA. Daniel will join other WIOA members on the tour to NZ in May thanks to the support of TAFE SA who sponsored the award.

Queensland Charity Bowls Day raises over $2000

The Queensland Advisory Committee has rased just over $2,000 at the Charity Bowls Day held on17 March in Yandina. Congratulations to all the winners expecially team NETSCH Australia who took out the“Queensland Tradies Cup” in a thrilling Grand Final over Xylem.
Check out the photos from a great networking day.

FREE - NRL & AFL Tipping Competitions

Are you WIOAs' leading tipster in the AFL or NRL? Why not demonstrate your prowess in the WIOA 2017 tipping competitions - entry is FREE

NRL Tipping Competition
NRL Comp Code : Z7JCZ7DV

AFL Tipping Competition
AFL Comp Code : VZZYKWZ5

WIOA Committee for 2017 elected

Congratulations to all of our members who nominated for positions on the WIOA Board and Committee that were elected over the weekend. The 2017 President is Adrian Rijnbeek from Xylem and Heidi Josipovic from North East Water will be the Vice President. .

USA wins International Water Competition

The top five waters were all former gold medallists and all from America. 1st was the Village of Montpelier Ohio, 2nd Emporia in Kansas with the City of Hamilton in Ohio coming third. The Barrington team from TasWater should be proud of being the official Australian entry given the time and distance the sample was required to travel compared to the winners.

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24 New Dookie Road
Shepparton 3630
Phone: +61 3 5821 6744
Fax: +61 3 5821 6033
Email: info@wioa.org.au

George Wall
Managing Director
Phone: +61 3 5821 6744
Email: george@wioa.org.au

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

ABN: 83 123 468 422



2017 Conferences
NSW : Canberra
QLD : Logan
VIC : Bendigo

Water Taste Tests
AUS 2016 : Barrington, TasWater

NSW 2016 : Nambucca, Nambucca SC
SA 2016 : Morgan, SA Water
TAS 2016 : Barrington, TasWater
VIC 2016 : Myrtleford, North East Water

Water of Origin 2016 : Queensland, Barcaldine RC


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