e Flashes

Frequent e Flashes keep our members up-to-date with the latest Queensland industry news. Members and non-members can subscribe to receive e-Flashes, at e Flash Subscription. Some document links in e Flashes are available only to qldwater members.  Past e Flashes are available for download below.

2014 e Flashes (by date)

eFlash #244 - 29 October 2014 eFlash #244 - 29 October 2014 - Release Date 29-Oct-2014: - 1. Urban Water Industry Innovation Forum – 27 November. | 2. New DEWS Guidance on Customer Service Standards and DWQMP annual reports. | 3. LGAQ ten-point plan released . | (19KB)

Skills eFlash #34 - 20 October 2014 Skills eFlash #34 - 20 October 2014 - Release Date 21-Oct-2014: - 1. Diploma of Water Operations now funded through Higher Level Skills Program. | 2. National Water Training Package Changes – available for review. | (15KB)

eFlash #243 - 17 October 2014 eFlash #243 - 17 October 2014 - Release Date 17-Oct-2014: - 1 Register now for innovation event to ensure your field trip spot! | 2. WaterQ discussion paper released for feedback . | (20KB)

eFlash #242 - 13 October 2014 eFlash #242 - 13 October 2014 - Release Date 14-Oct-2014: - 1. Best Tasting Water In Queensland 2014 . | 2. IPWEAQ Award Winners (19KB)

Skills eFlash #33 - 13 October 2014 Skills eFlash #33 - 13 October 2014 - Release Date 14-Oct-2014: - 1. qldwater contracted to provide Water Industry Intelligence to the Ministerial Industry Commission. | 2. Water Operator Technical Assessment and Mentoring Project a success – final report . | 3. Water Occupations Census – participation . | 4. Introduction to Queensland Water Industry Legislation – new course version available online . | (17KB)

eFlash #241 - 1 October 2014 eFlash #241 - 1 October 2014 - Release Date 01-Oct-2014: - 1. Assistance with new Customer Service Standards . | 2. AWA National Operations Conference, 28-30 October (Cairns). | (18KB)

qldwater eFlash #240 - 10 September 2014 qldwater eFlash #240 - 10 September 2014 - Release Date 10-Sep-2014: - 1. Queensland Urban Water Industry Innovation Forum . | (16KB)

eFlash #239 - 5 September 2014 eFlash #239 - 5 September 2014 - Release Date 05-Sep-2014: - 1. Registrations Closing – FNQ Conference and Taste Test – 11 September . | 2. AWA 2014 Queensland Water Awards – 12 September. | 3. IWC Master of Integrated Water Management Scholarships (closing 1 Oct) . | (18KB)

eFlash #238 - 27 August 2014 eFlash #238 - 27 August 2014 - Release Date 27-Aug-2014: - 1. Expert panel to help deliver on the WaterQ vision for Queensland . | 2. Water Supply Services Legislation Act 2014 – Clarification of Changes. | 3 Trility joins qldwater as Affiliate Member . | 4. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (20KB)

eFlash #237 - 19 August 2014 eFlash #237 - 19 August 2014 - Release Date 20-Aug-2014: - 1. Consultation period open on the National Industry Guidelines for water quality metadata . |2. 27 November Innovation Forum update including opportunities for funding support to attend . | 3. qldwater FNQ Regional Conference/ Taste Test – Innisfail 11 September. | 4. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (20KB)

qldwater eFlash #236 - 5 August 2014 qldwater eFlash #236 - 5 August 2014 - Release Date 05-Aug-2014: - 1. New Regulatory Framework for Sewage Pumping Stations. | 2. qldwater WQ Conference/ Taste Test Final Program - Mount Isa 23 August. | 3. Water and Sewerage Advisory Group: Expressions of Interest. | 4. Water Approval Process - QUU Information Sessions - Brisbane August 6. | 5. Local Buy - Engineering Consultancy Services Contract. | 6. Quick Links.| (19KB)

Skills eFlash #32 - 5 August 2014 Skills eFlash #32 - 5 August 2014 - Release Date 05-Aug-2014: - 1. Certification of Drinking Water Operators – Queensland Pilot. | 2. Exposure Draft of Modern Queensland Local Government Award Released . | 3. Queensland Water Industry Snapshot Report – Data Collection . | 4. Government Skills Australia (GSA) – Water Activities Update . | 5. Welcome to new Queensland Water Skills Partnership Members . | 6. Water Industry Training Opportunities and Events . | (17KB)

eFlash #235 - 18 July 2014 eFlash #235 - 18 July 2014 - Release Date 18-Jul-2014: - 1. Toowoomba Regional Council successful in “opting in” to rainwater tanks. | 2. Date Claimer – first qldwater urban water industry innovation forum. | 3. IWC Scholarships now open. | 4. Mackay and Mt Isa qldwater conferences and taste test. | 5. qldwater TRG investigates Big Data opportunities. | 6. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (23KB)

eFlash #234 - 7 July 2014 eFlash #234 - 7 July 2014 - Release Date 07-Jul-2014: - 1. Dr Karl to launch the State Taste Test Final!. | qldwater NQ Mackay Regional Conference and Taste Test 29 July - final program. | 3. qldwater WQ Mount Isa Regional Conference and Taste Test 21 August - Call for Papers. | (18KB)

eFlash #233 - 23 June 2014 eFlash #233 - 23 June 2014 - Release Date 23-Jun-2014: - 1. Release of WaterQ, Minister visits Longreach. | 2. Release of qldwater Voluntary Benchmarking Report and Other SWIM news. | 3. WSAA / qldwater MoU and SAT Webinars . | 4. Revised Asbestos Cement Pipe Cutting Guidelines .| 5. Building Codes Queensland Roadshows, review of QDC MP1.4, Building Certification and Plumbing Legislation. | (23KB)

Skills eFlash #31 - 18 June 2014 Skills eFlash #31 - 18 June 2014 - Release Date 18-Jun-2014: - 1. qldwater NWDF Application Approved. | 2. New Pre-Qualified Supplier for User Choice Training (Water) - Enviro-Check Enterprises . | 3. Griffith Smart Water Research Centre - Training Surveys. | 4. New State Funding Opportunities – Water Qualifications. | 5. Australian Water Occupations Framework Released . | (19KB)

eFlash #232 - 17 June 2014 eFlash #232 - 17 June 2014 - Release Date 17-Jun-2014: - 1. Survey on Health-Based Targets for Microbial Safety in ADWG. | 2. Rockhampton Wins Central Queensland Water Taste Test. | 3. Public Event 19 June “Would you drink recycled water?” | (19KB)

eFlash #231 - 6 June 2014 eFlash #231 - 6 June 2014 - Release Date 06-Jun-2014: - 1. Queensland defeats NSW in Water of Origin Taste Test. | 2. qldwater 2014 Operator of the Year Awards. | (17KB)

eFlash #230 - 3 June 2014 eFlash #230 - 3 June 2014 - Release Date 03-Jun-2014: - 1. . qldwater NQ Conference & Taste Test Mackay 29 July - Call for Papers. | 2. New ERA63 Guidelines Released. | (16KB)

eFlash #229 - 23 May 2014 eFlash #229 - 23 May 2014 - Release Date 23-May-2014: - 1. CQ Conferences and Best of the Best Water Taste Test - Gladstone 12 & 13 June. | 2. South West Queensland Best of the Best Taste Test Winner. | 3.Water by Design Stormwater Management Courses. | (18KB)

eFlash #228 - 21 May 2014 eFlash #228 - 21 May 2014 - Release Date 21-May-2014: - 1. Key DEWS Deadlines and New Fact Sheets. | 2. Amended Planning Guidelines for Water Supply and Sewerage. | (20KB)

Skills eFlash #30 - 19 May 2014 Skills eFlash #30 - 19 May 2014 - Release Date 20-May-2014: - 1. ADWG Workshop Tuesday 3rd May (linked to WIOA Qld Conference). | 2. Government Skills Australia E-Scan 2014 Release. | 3. Federal Budget: Skills and Training Implications. | 4. Award Modernisation: Local Government Awards. | (17KB)

eFlash #227 - 7 May 2014 eFlash #227 - 7 May 2014 - Release Date 07-May-2014: - 1. Water Supply Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 passes (17KB)

eFlash #226 - 29 April 2014 eFlash #226 - 29 April 2014 - Release Date 29-Apr-2014: - 1. Department of Environment and Heritage Protection – Offsets. | 2 CQ Conference & Taste Test, Gladstone 13 June – Call for Papers. | 3. SWQ Conference & Taste Test, Warwick 16 May – Register Now!. | (16KB)

eFlash #225 - 16 April 2014 eFlash #225 - 16 April 2014 - Release Date 16-Apr-2014: - 1. Industry Code of Practice for Sewage Pumping Stations. | 2. qldwater SWQ Conference & Taste Test – Warwick 16 May 2014. | 3. See you at Ozwater 2014. | (26KB)

Skills eFlash #29 - 16 April 2014 Skills eFlash #29 - 16 April 2014 - Release Date 16-Apr-2014: - 1. Delivering Sustainable DWQMPs - Capacity Assessment and Building Workshop. | 2. National Workforce Development Funding Application on hold.| 3. Upcoming ICE WaRM Courses. | 4. qldwater Sponsored WIOA Operator Awards – Nominate your staff! | (19KB)

eFlash #224 - 19 March 2014 eFlash #224 - 19 March 2014 - Release Date 19-Mar-2014: - 1. Update on the Water Supply Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2014. | 2. qldwater SEQ Conference & Taste Test – Bundaberg 27 & 28 March 2014. | (17KB)

eFlash #223 - 6 March 2014 eFlash #223 - 6 March 2014 - Release Date 06-Mar-2014: - 1. Invitation for public comment - new draft fire fighting standard. | 2. Dial Before You Dig Damages Reporting System. | 3. qldwater NQ Conference & AWA NQ Regional Conference - call for abstracts. | (18KB)

eFlash #222 - 28 February 2014 eFlash #222 - 28 February 2014 - Release Date 28-Feb-2014: - 1. Procurement of Treatment Chemicals. | 2. ERA63 and Sewage Pumping Stations. | (14KB)

eFlash #221 - 26 February 2014 eFlash #221 - 26 February 2014 - Release Date 26-Feb-2014: - 1. Register Now! qldwater SEQ Conference and Best of the Best Water Taste Test 27 & 28 March - Bargara.| 2. Revised NHMRC Fact Sheets Chloral Hydrate and Monochloramine. | 3. qldwater NRL Tipping Competition.| (17KB)

eFlash #220 - 14 February 2014 eFlash #220 - 14 February 2014 - Release Date 14-Feb-2014: - 1. Legislative Amendments. | 2. New DEWS KPI Framework. | (16KB)

eFlash #219 - 5 February 2014 eFlash #219 - 5 February 2014 - Release Date 06-Feb-2014: - 1. Actions from qldwater member survey. | 2. AWA Ozwater'14 - discounted registration. | (21KB)

Skills eFlash #28 - 4 February 2014 Skills eFlash #28 - 4 February 2014 - Release Date 04-Feb-2014: - 1. WIOA Operators Conference Queensland - Call for Papers. | 2. qldwater Sponsored WIOA Operator Awards - Nominations Now Open. | 3. Water Operator Online Training Available. | (0KB)

eFlash #218 - 22 January 2014 eFlash #218 - 22 January 2014 - Release Date 22-Jan-2014: - 1. Important dates - 2014. | 2. Removal of Two Mandatory Environmental Plans . | 3. qldwater Website forum issues. | (14KB)

2013 e Flashes (by date)

Skills eFlash #27 - 17 December 2013 Skills eFlash #27 - 17 December 2013 - Release Date 17-Dec-2013: - 1. Draft Water Industry Competency Framework Released for Comment | 2. Water Training Australia now a Pre-Qualified Supplier for User Choice Training (Water) 3. New Practice Aptitude Quiz Available – Water |4.Wide Bay TAFE – Graduation Ceremonies | (15KB)

eFlash #217 - 13 December 2013 eFlash #217 - 13 December 2013 - Release Date 13-Dec-2013: - 1. Changes to the building requirements for building over or near relevant infrastructure. | 2. qldwater updated MoU with WIOA. | 3. Updated Australian Drinking Water Guidelines now available. | 4. Problems with Pipes - AWA Drinking Water Networks Master Class. | (16KB)

eFlash #216 - 3 December 2013 eFlash #216 - 3 December 2013 - Release Date 03-Dec-2013: - 1. Disaster Management and Assistance. | 2. 10th Anniversary Dinner and Awards . | 3. Building Over or Near Infrastructure Fact Sheets .| (14KB)

Skills eFlash #26 - 20 November 2013 Skills eFlash #26 - 20 November 2013 - Release Date 20-Nov-2013: - 1. Progress Update - Technical Assessment and Mentoring for Regional and Remote Drinking Water Operators Project. | 2. Upcoming ICEWarm Courses for 2014. | 3. IWC Partial Scholarships for Water Education Programs. | 4. Update on the Water Industry Occupations & Competency project. | (15KB)

eFlash #215 - 14 November 2013 eFlash #215 - 14 November 2013 - Release Date 14-Nov-2013: - qldwater November Update (14KB)

eFlash #214 - 22 October 2013 eFlash #214 - 22 October 2013 - Release Date 22-Oct-2013: - 1. Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test - Grand Final Winner (13KB)

eFlash #213 - 16 October 2013 eFlash #213 - 16 October 2013 - Release Date 18-Oct-2013: - New Queensland MP 1.4 Published. | (14KB)

eFlash #212 - 15 October 2013 eFlash #212 - 15 October 2013 - Release Date 18-Oct-2013: - 1. Removal of Requirement for Trade Waste Plans under the EPP (Water) 2009.| 2. qldwater Sponsored Award Winners at IPWEAQ State Conference. | (13KB)

eFlash #211 - 11 October 2013 eFlash #211 - 11 October 2013 - Release Date 11-Oct-2013: - 1. qldwater Member Survey. | 2. AWA 2014 Regional Water Conference Scholarship. | (13KB)

eFlash #210 - 12 September 2013 eFlash #210 - 12 September 2013 - Release Date 12-Sep-2013: - 1. Queensland Government Directors-General Appointments. | (13KB)

Skills eFlash #23 - 6 September 2013 Skills eFlash #23 - 6 September 2013 - Release Date 06-Sep-2013: - 1. Free "Introduction to Water Treatment" online course - starts 16 September (EdX). | 2. Qldwater Skills Partnership Members 2013/14. | 3. GSA Annual E-Scan Survey. | (18KB)

eFlash #209 - 4 September 2013 eFlash #209 - 4 September 2013 - Release Date 05-Sep-2013: - 1. Amendments to the Regulatory Framework - Draft KPI Comments Due. | 2. LGAQ Submission on Infrastructure Charges. | (14KB)

eFlash #208 - 27 August 2013 eFlash #208 - 27 August 2013 - Release Date 27-Aug-2013: - 1. qldwater 10th Anniversary Industry Leadership and Industry Contribution Awards. | (12KB)

Skills eFlash #22 - 21 August 2013 Skills eFlash #22 - 21 August 2013 - Release Date 21-Aug-2013: - 1. Supporting Women Scholarships Applications Open. | 2. Water Industry Training Package Demand Survey. | 3. Changes to Australian Apprenticeship/Traineeship Federal Incentives. | 4. IWC Scholarships Currently on Offer. | 5. Banana Shire Council Takes on School-Based Trainees in Water Operations. | (16KB)

eFlash #207 - 20 August 2013 eFlash #207 - 20 August 2013 - Release Date 20-Aug-2013: - 1. SWIM 2012 /13 Annual Water and Sewerage Data Due Dates. | 2. Changes to Building Over Infrastructure Legislation. | 3. AWA North Queensland Regional Conference - Townsville 29 & 30 August . | (16KB)

eFlash #206 - 7 August 2013 eFlash #206 - 7 August 2013 - Release Date 07-Aug-2013: - 1. Orica Australia Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test - CQ Regional Winner. | 2. SWIM Annual Data Reporting for 2012-13 Now Open. | (14KB)

eFlash #205 - 30 July 2013 eFlash #205 - 30 July 2013 - Release Date 30-Jul-2013: - 1. Regulatory Simplification Update. | (13KB)

eFlash #204 - 19 July 2013 eFlash #204 - 19 July 2013 - Release Date 30-Jul-2013: - 1. Announcing the qldwater 10th Anniversary Industry Leadership and Industry Contribution Awards. | 2. AWA Unconventional Gas - 2 Day Short Course Brisbane 15-16 August. | (13KB)

qldwater 10th Anniversary Industry Leadership and Industry Contribution Awards qldwater 10th Anniversary Industry Leadership and Industry Contribution Awards - Release Date 18-Jul-2013: - (636KB)

eFlash #203 - 8 July 2013 eFlash #203 - 8 July 2013 - Release Date 29-Jul-2013: - 1. Discussion Paper - Infrastructure Planning and Charging Framework Review. | 2. Best of the Best Water Taste Test and Conference - 1 August, AWA Technical Seminar 31 July. | 3. Green Tape Reduction Update. | 4. New SEQ Water Supply and Sewerage Design and Construction Code. | 5. Queensland Competition Authority Review - SEQ Long Term Regulatory Framework and Pricing Principles. | (18KB)

eFlash #202 - 21 June 2013 eFlash #202 - 21 June 2013 - Release Date 21-Jun-2013: - 1. LGAQ/qldwater New Zealand Study Tour 25-31 August 2013. | 2. Best of the Best Water Taste Test and Conference, Rockhampton 1 August. | 3. AWA Opens Call for Papers to Present at Ozwater'14 in Brisbane. | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #21 - 17 June 2013 Skills eFlash #21 - 17 June 2013 - Release Date 18-Jun-2013: - 1. Queensland Urban Water Industry Workforce Composition Snapshot Report Published! 2. New Water Skills Partnership Members. | 3. Intro to Urban Water Industry Online Course now Available in HTML. | 4. Wide Bay TAFE New Offerings! | 5. The Queensland Government Reform Action Plan for Further Education and Training. | (17KB)

eFlash #201 - 7 June 2013 eFlash #201 - 7 June 2013 - Release Date 07-Jun-2013: - 1. Origin Goes Pear Shaped. | 2. 2013 Operator Award Winners Announced. | 3. WQ Water Conference and Best of the Best Water Taste Test - Longreach 27 June. | 4. BoM Water Standards Meetings. | 5. SWIM Update. | 6. WSAA Regional Forum - Townsville 11 July 2013. | (19KB)

eFlash #200 - 24 May eFlash #200 - 24 May - Release Date 24-May-2013: - 1. Water Recycling in Regional Australia Workshop. | 2. Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test - FNQ Regional Winnner. | 3. WIOA Queensland Conference and Exhibition. | (14KB)

eFlash #199 - 13 May 2013 eFlash #199 - 13 May 2013 - Release Date 13-May-2013: - 1. Total Water Cycle Management Planning Under the EPP Water. | 2. Best of the Best Water Taste Test - NQ Regional Winner. | 3. International Water Centre (IWC) Masters Scholarships. | (16KB)

Skills eFlash #20 - 9 May 2013 Skills eFlash #20 - 9 May 2013 - Release Date 13-May-2013: - 1. qldwater secures Skills Queensland Workforce Development Funding. | 2.New TAFE Queensland. | 3. Specialist Water Industry Training Providers – List available on website. | (14KB)

eFlash #198 - 30 April 2013 eFlash #198 - 30 April 2013 - Release Date 30-Apr-2013: - 1. qldwater Response to 30 Year Water Plan. | 2. Plumbing Industry Council - Notifiable Work. | 3. AWA State of the Water Sector Survey. | (15KB)

eFlash #197 - 23 April 2013 eFlash #197 - 23 April 2013 - Release Date 29-Apr-2013: - 1. Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test SWQ Final - We Have a Winner! | 2. New qldwater Technical Reference Group Chair and Deputy Chair | 3. Townsville Conference Program 3 May - Now Available . | (14KB)

Skills eFlash #19 - 16 April 2013 Skills eFlash #19 - 16 April 2013 - Release Date 16-Apr-2013: - 1. Taskforce Recommendations - National Certification Framework for Drinking Water Treatment Operators. | 2. GSA Workforce Development Workshops - May. | 3. Upcoming Water Industry Short Courses - June. | 4. Compliance Training Requirements list - available qldwater website. | (15KB)

eFlash #196 - 28 March 2013 eFlash #196 - 28 March 2013 - Release Date 28-Mar-2013: - 1. Water Demand Management Factsheets. | 2. qldwater on tap Campaign. | 3. Public Release of Queensland's Urban Potable Water & Sewerage Benchmarking Report 2011/12. | 4. Photographs for Tenth Anniversary Publication. | (14KB)

eFlash #195 - 21 March 2013 eFlash #195 - 21 March 2013 - Release Date 21-Mar-2013: - 1. Call for Papers - qldwater Regional Conferences. | 2. Draft Practice Note for WS&S Condition Assessment. | 3. IPWEAQ State Conference & Excellence Awards (including qldwater awards). | (15KB)

eFlash#194 - 13 March 2013 eFlash#194 - 13 March 2013 - Release Date 13-Mar-2013: - 1. qldwater sponsored WIOA Operator Awards - Nominations Now Open. | 2. Department of Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Update. | (15KB)

eFlash#193 - 8 March 2013 eFlash#193 - 8 March 2013 - Release Date 08-Mar-2013: - 1. Call for Papers - Toowoomba Conference and Best of the Best Water Taste Test - 17 & 18 April 2013. | 2. Water Recycling Industry Academic Exchange Program. | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #18 - 8 March 2013 Skills eFlash #18 - 8 March 2013 - Release Date 08-Mar-2013: - 1. National Workforce Development Fund Application Approved! | 2. Smart Water Research Centre Courses - May and June. | (15KB)

eFlash#192 - 22 February 2013 eFlash#192 - 22 February 2013 - Release Date 22-Feb-2013: - 1. 30 Year Strategy Discussion Paper Forums. | 2. Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test SEQ Final - We Have a Winner. | 3. Online Library of National, State and Regional / Local Standard Drawings. | (16KB)

Skills eFlash #17 - 22 February 2013 Skills eFlash #17 - 22 February 2013 - Release Date 22-Feb-2013: - 1. Water Industry Operators Conference (Gold Coast 5-6 June) Call for Papers. | 2. Water Industry Competency Framework Project - Feedback Sought. | (14KB)

eFlash #191 -13 February 2013 eFlash #191 -13 February 2013 - Release Date 13-Feb-2013: - 1. Greentape Reduction Act - Free EHP Training Sessions. | 2. Gympie Water Conference - 21 February 2013 . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash#16 - 6 February 2013 Skills eFlash#16 - 6 February 2013 - Release Date 06-Feb-2013: - 1. Water Industry Competency Framework Project - WSAA Handover to GSA. | 2. AWA National Water Skills Conference - 5-7 March Sydney. | 3. Training Opportunities - Risk Management and Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (Wide Bay TAFE), | (0KB)

eFlash #190 - 4 February 2013 eFlash #190 - 4 February 2013 - Release Date 04-Feb-2013: - 1. Registrations Open - Gympie Mini-Conference 21 February and Call for Papers Toowoomba 17-18 April. | 2. Members Helping Members. | (15KB)

eFlash #189 - 31 January 2013 eFlash #189 - 31 January 2013 - Release Date 31-Jan-2013: - 1. Storm Events 2013 | (0KB)

eFlash #188 - 14 January 2013 eFlash #188 - 14 January 2013 - Release Date 14-Jan-2013: - 1. Date Claimer - 21 February SEQ conference Gympie | 2. Member Responses to the Queensland Water Sector 30 Year Strategy Discussion Paper | 3. New Water Accounting Standards Draft Document | 4. AWA Events | (17KB)

Skills eFlash#15 - 10 January 2013 Skills eFlash#15 - 10 January 2013 - Release Date 10-Jan-2013: - 1. Proposed National Certification Framework. | 2. First Water Treatment Operators Certified in Victoria. | (14KB)

2012 e Flashes (by date) 

eFlash #187 - 18 December 2012 eFlash #187 - 18 December 2012 - Release Date 18-Dec-2012: - 1. 30 Year Water Sector Strategy. | 2. Urban Water Security Research Alliance Annual Report. | 3. Repeal of Laws Mandating Energy Efficient Hot Water Systems & Water Savings (Rainwater Tanks) Laws. | 4. Happy Holidays from Queensland Water Directorate. | (32KB)

eFlash #186 - 11 December 2012 eFlash #186 - 11 December 2012 - Release Date 11-Dec-2012: - 1. Fluoridation. | 2. Important - Laboratory Services and the Queensland Water Directory. | (29KB)

eFlash #185 - 30 November 2012 eFlash #185 - 30 November 2012 - Release Date 05-Dec-2012: - 1. Fluoride Bill - Important Legislative Changes. | (34KB)

eFlash #184 - 13 November 2012 eFlash #184 - 13 November 2012 - Release Date 13-Nov-2012: - 1. New Publication - Overview of 2011 Australian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines (ADWG). | 2. New Code of Compliance for Sewage Pump Stations (ERA 63). | 3. 2013 Events and Promotional Video. | 4. Website Changes. | 5. International Water Centre Partial Scholarships. | (34KB)

eFlash #183 - 30 October 2012 eFlash #183 - 30 October 2012 - Release Date 30-Oct-2012: - 1. Regional Development Australia Fund. | 2. Use of E. coli Test Kits. | 3. AWA QWater'12 Conference. | 4. 10 Partial Scholarships to Study IWC Graduate Certificate in Water Planning. | (39KB)

eFlash #182 - 17 October 2012 eFlash #182 - 17 October 2012 - Release Date 17-Oct-2012: - 1. Fluoridation. | (31KB)

eFlash #181 - 16 October 2012 eFlash #181 - 16 October 2012 - Release Date 16-Oct-2012: - 1. Queensland's Urban Potable Water and Sewerage Benchmarking Report - Trial 2010/11. | (26KB)

eFlash #180 - 15 October 2012 eFlash #180 - 15 October 2012 - Release Date 15-Oct-2012: - 1. 2012 IPWEAQ Excellence Awards Winners. | 2. Annual National Water Leadership Summit. | 3. State Government Set to East South East Queensland Water Restrictions. | (30KB)

Skills eFlash #12 - 15 October 2012 Skills eFlash #12 - 15 October 2012 - Release Date 16-Oct-2012: - 1. Queensland Water Industry Workforce Composition Snapshot Report - 2012 Data Collection. | 2. Government Skills Australia National Conference. | (28KB)

eFlash #179 - 3 October 2012 eFlash #179 - 3 October 2012 - Release Date 10-Oct-2012: - 1. Fluoridation. | 2. Update on ERA63 Streamlining. | 3. IWC Water Leadership Program. | (30KB)

Skills eFlash #11 - 20 September 2012 Skills eFlash #11 - 20 September 2012 - Release Date 20-Sep-2012: - 1. Potential Funding Opportunity: Expressions of Interest - National Workforce Development Fund. | 2. New Queensland Water Industry Legislation: Information Resource Online Module. | 3. Updates to Introduction to Queensland Urban Water Industry Online Module. | (0KB)

eFlash #178 - 18 September 2012 eFlash #178 - 18 September 2012 - Release Date 18-Sep-2012: - 1. Positive State Government Response to Industry Requests about New Code for Building Over Public Water Infrastructure. | 2. Annual Water and Sewerage Data Due from ALL Queensland Water Service Providers in early October. | (19KB)

eFlash #177 - 13 September 2012 eFlash #177 - 13 September 2012 - Release Date 13-Sep-2012: - 1. Queensland Budget Announcements Affecting Urban Water. | (28KB)

eFlash #176 - 24 August 2012 eFlash #176 - 24 August 2012 - Release Date 24-Aug-2012: - 1. State Government Announces 30 Year Queensland Water Plan. | 2. AWA NQ Regional Conference - Cairns 20, 21 September 2012. | (26KB)

Skills eFlash #10 - 24 August 2012 Skills eFlash #10 - 24 August 2012 - Release Date 24-Aug-2012: - 1. Book in now - WIOA workshops in Longreach and Townsville in November. | 2. New overview of the Queensland Urban Water Industry online resource for school students. 3. Applications open for scholarships to support women in male dominated industries. | (29KB)

eFlash #175 - 7 August 2012 eFlash #175 - 7 August 2012 - Release Date 08-Aug-2012: - 1. Queensland Water Newsletter #4. | 2. New Code for Building Over Public Water Infrastructure. | 3. Passing of the Greentape Reduction and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012. | 4. Pumping Stations Targeted for Greentape Reduction. | (36KB)

eFlash #174 - 1 August 2012 eFlash #174 - 1 August 2012 - Release Date 01-Aug-2012: - 1. Drinking Water Quality Management Plan Review and Audit Guideline. | 2. Reform of STP Licensing Guidelines. | 3. Interim SEQ Bulk Water Board Announcement. | (28KB)

eFlash #173 - 27 July 2012 eFlash #173 - 27 July 2012 - Release Date 27-Jul-2012: - 1. Dept. of Environment and Heritage Protection Program for Reform of STP Licensing. | 2. LOGOV Expo 2012 - Registrations Now Open!. | 3. Want to Present at OzWater'13? Call for Papers Now Open. | (31KB)

Skills eFlash #9 - 23 July 2012 Skills eFlash #9 - 23 July 2012 - Release Date 23-Jul-2012: - 1. New Water Industry Training and Events Calendar - qldwater Website. | 2. Subscribers to Queensland Water Skills Partnership 2012/13. | 3. AWA Coal Seam Gas Workshops and Courses. | 4. Call for Abstracts Water Skills /Water Education /Water Efficiency Conferences . | (36KB)

eFlash #172 - 11 July 2012 eFlash #172 - 11 July 2012 - Release Date 11-Jul-2012: - 1. Progress on Code of Compliance for ERA 63 (3). | 2. New Rules Proposed for Building Near Water Infrastructure. | (36KB)

eFlash #171 - 5 July 2012 eFlash #171 - 5 July 2012 - Release Date 09-Jul-2012: - 1. Fluoridation News. | (26KB)

eFlash #170 - 28 June 2012 eFlash #170 - 28 June 2012 - Release Date 28-Jun-2012: - 1. SWIM and SWIMLocal Training . | (29KB)

eFlash #169 - 26 June 2012 eFlash #169 - 26 June 2012 - Release Date 26-Jun-2012: - 1. SEQ's "Back to the Future" Bulk Water Model. | 2. Scholarships in Integrated Water Management. | (28KB)

eFlash #168 - 25 June 2012 eFlash #168 - 25 June 2012 - Release Date 22-Jun-2012: - 1. 2011-12 NPR Reporting Handbook and Auditing Requirements. | 2. Technical Reference Group Discussion Topics - from 8 June Meeting. | (30KB)

Skills eFlash #8 - 25 June 2012 Skills eFlash #8 - 25 June 2012 - Release Date 25-Jun-2012: - 1. WSAA Workforce Development Project - Additional Feedback Sought. | (30KB)

eFlash #167 - 13 June 2012 eFlash #167 - 13 June 2012 - Release Date 13-Jun-2012: - 1. And the Winner of the Orica Australia Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test is Burdekin Shire Council. | 2. Operators Recognised for Outstanding Achievements. | (28KB)

Skills eFlash #7 - 13 June 2012 Skills eFlash #7 - 13 June 2012 - Release Date 13-Jun-2012: - 1. WSAA Workforce Development Project - Feedback Sought. | 2. Congratulations to 52 Water Operators (Civil) Graduates from Allconnex. | 3. Strategic Investment Funding (SIF) Progress. | (34KB)

eFlash #166 - 8 June 2012 eFlash #166 - 8 June 2012 - Release Date 08-Jun-2012: - 1. Amendment of the Water Information Requirements in the Water Regulations 2008. | 2. Annual Water Data Reporting via SWIM for 2011-12. | 3. SWIMLocal Data Management Software Release. | (34KB)

eFlash #165 - 5 June 2012 eFlash #165 - 5 June 2012 - Release Date 05-Jun-2012: - 1. Post Election Announcements Affecting Water and Sewerage Edition 4. | 2. Water Utility 'Big Data' Round Tables - Brisbane 28 June. | 3. Fluoridation Information Now More Accessible via Queensland Health. | 4. New Coal Seam Gas Workshop and Courses. | (36KB)

eFlash #164 - 28 May 2012 eFlash #164 - 28 May 2012 - Release Date 04-Jun-2012: - 1. WIOA on the Gold Coast and Best of the Best Taste Test Final Only a Week Away! . | (27KB)

Skills eFlash #6 Skills eFlash #6 - Release Date 16-May-2012: - 1. Changes to National Training Package (NWP07_V3) and WIAC Meeting. | 2. Short Course Training Workshops. | 3. Queensland Water Skills Partnership Call for Subscribers 2012/2013. | 4. Federal Budget Training and Skills Impacts. | New WSAA Water Industry Workforce Development Project. | (21KB)

eFlash #163 - 10 May 2012 eFlash #163 - 10 May 2012 - Release Date 10-May-2012: - 1. qldwater Sponsored WIOA Operator Awards. | (28KB)

eFlash #162 - 3 May 2012 eFlash #162 - 3 May 2012 - Release Date 03-May-2012: - 1. Jon Black Appointed Director General of Department of Energy and Water Supply. | 2. AWA State of the Water Survey. | 3. IWC Masters Scholarships Now Open. | (28KB)

eFlash #161 - 24 April 2012 eFlash #161 - 24 April 2012 - Release Date 24-Apr-2012: - 1. Water Connections Week 30 April - 4 May. | 2. Technical Reference Group Discussion Topics - 20 April Meeting. | 3. Queensland Health Fluoridation Procedure - Care and Maintenance of Fluoride Ion Selective Electrodes. | 4. IPWEAQ Excellence Awards. | 5. Scholarships Now Open - IWC Water Leadership Program. | (38KB)

eFlash #160 - 13 April 2012 eFlash #160 - 13 April 2012 - Release Date 16-Apr-2012: - 1. Post Election Announcements Affecting Water and Sewerage - Week 3. | (27KB)

e Flash #159 - 5 April 2012 e Flash #159 - 5 April 2012 - Release Date 05-Apr-2012: - 1. Post Election Announcements Affecting Water and Sewerage - Week 2. | Finalisation of DERM Requirements for Large Sewage Pump Stations - ERA 63 (3). | 3. qldwater Support During Disasters. | 4. National Drinking Water Operator Certification Framework. | (37KB)

eFlash #158 - 30 March 2012 Special Post Election Edition eFlash #158 - 30 March 2012 Special Post Election Edition - Release Date 30-Mar-2012: - 1. Post Election Announcements Affecting Water and Sewerage. | (30KB)

eFlash #157 - 16 March 2012 eFlash #157 - 16 March 2012 - Release Date 16-Mar-2012: - 1. Best of the Best Water Taste Test - SEQ Final Winner!. | 2. List of Legislated Reporting and Planning Requirements Affecting the Water Industry. | 3. Final Report of Queensland's Floor Inquiry handed to Premier Blight. | 4. Gillard Government Extends National Water Commission. | (34KB)

Skills eFlash #5 Skills eFlash #5 - Release Date 28-Feb-2012: - 1. Strategic Investment Fund contract finalised - Funding for training places now available!. | 2. Asset Management Training Pilot - Register your interest. | 3. Water Legislation & SWIM Training Workshop - Emerald. | 4. Supervisor Training (Water) - Bowen. | 5. Queensland Water Skills Partnership welcome Banana Shire Council. | (19KB)

eFlash #156 - 27 February 2012 eFlash #156 - 27 February 2012 - Release Date 27-Feb-2012: - 1. Technical Reference Group Discussion Summary - from 10 February. | 2. qldwater Sponsored WIOA Awards. | 3. Funding Available to Develop Energy and Water Saving Technologies. | (32KB)

eFlash #155 - 22 February 2012 eFlash #155 - 22 February 2012 - Release Date 22-Feb-2012: - 1. It's on - Charleville Conference and Best of the Best Water Taste Test - 27 March 2012. | 2. About the Orica Australia Best of the Best Water Taste Test. | (32KB)

eFlash #154 - 8 February 2012 eFlash #154 - 8 February 2012 - Release Date 08-Feb-2012: - 1. SEQ Regional Conference and Orica Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test. | 2. BoM Data Upload via SWIM. | 3. Latest DERM Draft Code of Environmental Compliance & Draft Guidelines for ERA(63). | 4. Ozwater'12 - 8-10 May 2012. | (32KB)

eFlash #153 - 6 February 2012 eFlash #153 - 6 February 2012 - Release Date 06-Feb-2012: - Charleville Taste Test and Mini-Conference Postponed. | (25KB)

e Flash #152 - 31 January 2012 e Flash #152 - 31 January 2012 - Release Date 31-Jan-2012: - 1. State and Local Government Elections 24 March and 28 April. | 2. Reminder - Charleville Water Conference - 16 February. | (29KB)

e Flash #151 - 23 January 2012 e Flash #151 - 23 January 2012 - Release Date 30-Jan-2012: - 1. Charleville Water Conference - 16 February. | 2. Resources Available for Flood Awareness. | (32KB)


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