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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.

Happy Valley wins Ixom South Australian Water Taste Test

The inaugural Ixom South Australian Water Taste Test was won by the team from AllWater for the sample from the Happy Valley WTP. WIOA congratulates all the entries and acknowledge the hard work of all who ensure high quality, safe drinking water to their communities from the tap every day. SA Taste Test Photo Gallery

Tasmanian Water Interest Day & Ixom Tassie Taste Test

The Tasmanian Advisory Committee are pleased to be conducting a water interest day to be held in Launceston on Wednesday 5 August 2015. The day includes a number of informative presentations and will include the Ixom Tasmanian Water Taste Test where we will announce who produces the best tasting tap water in Tasmania. The day is open to all Tasmanian members and guests - more information

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 Bendigo Conference in September. Nominations for both awards close on Friday 7 August.

NSW Water Interest Day - Gunnedah

The NSW Advisory Committee are pleased to be conducting a water interest day in conjunction with the Northern Inland Water Group to be held in Gunnedah on Monday 10 August 2015. The day includes a number of informative technical presentations and will be a great networking opportunity for WIOA members and guests.
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Victorian Conference Technical Program Announced
Registrations Now Open

We are very pleased to announce an exciting range of presentations for the technical program for our Victorian Conference to be held in Bendigo on 2 & 3 September 2015. Registrations for this event are now being accepted. More information

Great attendance at Queensland Conference & Exhibition

The 40th WIOA Queensland Water Operations Conference and Exhibition was held in Toowoomba on 17 & 18 June 2015 and was a fantastic event for the Queensland Water Industry. WIOA congratulates all the award winners and everyone that shared their experiences at the event.

Queensland goes back to back in Ixom Water of Origin

Queensland represented by the Richmond Shire Council had a narrow win over the NSW team represented by Orange City Council in the Water of Origin Taste Test. We look forward to another great event in 2016.

2015 PASS Award Winner

The 2015 PASS (Problem Accepted Solution Supplied) was announced at the NSW Conference and we congratulate Mr Frank Rinaldo from North East Water as the winner.

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George Wall
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2015 Conferences
NSW : Orange
QLD : Toowoomba
VIC : Bendigo

Water Taste Tests
NSW 26/3/15 : Orange City Council
Water of Origin 17/6/15 : Queensland
SA 21/7/15 : Inaugural Taste Test
TAS 5/8/15 : Bicheno WTP
VIC 3/9/15 : South Gippsland Water


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