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.
Members Opportunity - $6000 in PD with the Kwatye Award
WIOA members are encouraged to apply for this prestigious award by 20 July 2017. The award aims to create positive change in the Australian water industry by investing in the personal development of operational employees, rather than their projects. Up to $6,000 is available for the winner to use on expenses to undertake a professional development activity.
Applications Close on 20 July 2017
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 Sunday 6 August 2017.
Upcoming Distribution Seminars in NSW
WIOA will be conducting a number of the highly regarded - one day Water Quality Awareness and Distribution System Management seminars in NSW. Each session is limited to the first 40 registrations.
South Australian Operator of the Year Award Nominations Open
Consider nominating operational employees who have excelled in the workplace for the prestigious South Australian Operator of the Year award. Nominations close on 1 September 2017.
Morgan WTP wins Ixom South Australia Water Taste Test
Congratulations to the SAWater operators from the Morgan Water Treatment Plant on winning the 2017 South Australian Taste Test. This is the first time a facility has won a WIOA taste test for the second time anywhere in Australia. More information & link to photos
Victorian Conference Program Announced
- Delegate registrations are now being accepted
We are pleased to announce an exciting range of presentations for the technical program for our Victorian Conference to be held in Bendigo on 6 & 7 September 2017. Registrations for this event are now being accepted. More information & to register
Victorian Mains Tapping Competition
We are pleased to announce a mains tapping competition will be held at the WIOA Victorian Conference in Bendigo on 6 & 7 September 2017. The competition is supported by Reece Civil and registrations for this event are now being accepted. $1,000 will be donated to a charity as selected by the winning team.
More information & register before
Queensland Operators Recognised
The Queensland Operator of the Year was one of the many awards presented at the successful WIOA Queensland Conference and Exhibition held in Logan last week. A record crowd turned up to the event with over 850 individuals in attendance.
- John Holmes - QLD Operator of the Year
- Glenn Cook - QLD Operator of the Year (Civil/All Rounder)
- Harry Coleman - QLD Young Operator of the Year
Award winners photos available here