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Wastewater Treatment Company Fluence Wants to Raise $20.5 Million on Australian Exchange

water, wastewater, wastewater treatment, Australian Stock Exchange

White Plains, New York-headquartered water and wastewater management company Fluence Corp. Ltd. is looking to raise $20.46 million (S$27.9 million) on the Australian Stock Exchange in an institutional placement, the company announced Wednesday. The company is pricing its stock at $0.30 (S$0.41) per share, a 12.87 per cent discount on the …

Water Corporation completes water supply project in Leeman, Australia


State-owned Water Corporation, in alliance with the Government of Western Australia, has completed a water supply project in Leeman, a Mid-West town. Intended to improve the town’s water supply reliability, the AUD $2.7m (SGD $2.5m) project was commenced last September. It involved the replacement of an old elevated water tank with a new …

Blowing hot CO2 bubbles to purify wastewater

wastewater treatment, Australia, sterilisation

Access to clean water is something that many take for granted, but is actually a serious problem across much of the world. Now researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Canberra have tested a new method for sterilising water using hot bubbles of carbon dioxide, which they've found to be both effective and efficient. In the new …

Wet wipes block pipes


Sydney Water has put out a plea to residents of Bangor, Barden Ridge, Lucas Heights, Menai and Woronora to stop flushing wet wipes and other bathroom products down the toilet. This follows a series of wastewater pipe blockages in the Woronora area where significant quantities of wipes and other products have needed to be manually removed. Shaun …