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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.

Queensland Conference & Exhibition hits Rockhampton

Visit the WIOA exhibition in Rockhampton on June 1 & 2 and discover some of the new technology, equipment, services, training and safety solutions from over 100 of the world's leading companies in the water industry. ENTRY IS FREE

Register Now for the WIOA QLD Conference

We are very pleased to announce an exciting range of presentations for the technical program for our2016 Quensland Conference to be held in Rockhampton on 1 & 2 June 2016. Registrations for this must see event are now being accepted. More information

Darren Lord from TasWater wins 2016 PASS Award

Congratulations to Darren Lord on winning the 2016 PASS (Problem Accepted Solution Supplied) Award.  Darrens innovation that has reduced the OHS issues associated with transferring Sodium Hypochlorite from containers and drums will see him join other WIOA memebrs on teh WIOA tour to New Zealand in April May this year.

Nambucca Shire has the best tasting tap water in NSW?

Congratulations to the team from Nambucca Shire Council on winning the Ixom 2016 NSW Water Taste Test.  The sample from the Bowraville WTP will now represent NSW later in the year in bioththe National Championship and the Water of Origin against Queensland at the WIOA Queensland conference to be held in Rockhampton.

NSW Conference a great success

Over 750 individuals attended the 10th NSW Water Industry Operations Conference and Exhibition held in Newcastle. We thank all who shared their stories with attendees by preenting a paper or poster and congratlaute all the award winners at this event.
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Marysville wins Silver Medal at World Water Taste Test

Congratulations to the team at Goulburn Valley Water’s Marysville Water Treatment Plant for winning a silver medal at the International Drinking Water Competition. WIOA is keen to go for gold in 2017 and will select our Australian entry from our Ixom Water Taste Tests conducted in 2016.

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George Wall
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Craig Mathisen
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2016 Conferences
NSW : Newcastle
QLD : Rockhampton
VIC : Bendigo

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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 2015 : Queensland


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