e Flashes

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

2016 e Flashes (by date)

eFlash #297 - 22 September 2016 eFlash #297 - 22 September 2016 - Release Date 22-Sep-2016: - 1. Ixom Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test – Statewide Winner! .| 2. qldwater Innovation Forum and Technical Tour Wrap .| 3. SWIM 2015/16 annual water and sewerage data due date .| 4. DEWS Comparative report for service providers released .| 5. NHRMC draft Information Paper on Fluoridation .| 6. Congratulations to Queensland AWA Award winners .| 7. Exemplar Global auditor examination to be held in Brisbane .| (19KB)

eFlash #296 - 9 September 2016 eFlash #296 - 9 September 2016 - Release Date 09-Sep-2016: - 1. Pick your favourite Lego adventure . | 2. Councillor water and wastewater workshops . | 3. DEWS Dedicated Officer contact details . | 4. qldwater welcomes two new Affiliate Members . | 5. Public consultation—Australian Drinking Water Guidelines . | 6. Review of LGAQ-TMR cost sharing agreement . | 7. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #50 - 31 August 2016 Skills eFlash #50 - 31 August 2016 - Release Date 06-Sep-2016: - 1. National Training Product Reform - Consultation . | 2. Youth Jobs PaTH Employer Incentives. | 3. 2016/17 Queensland VET Investment Plan . | 4. WIOA FNQ Interest Day – 6th October. | (16KB)

eFlash #295 - 26 August eFlash #295 - 26 August - Release Date 26-Aug-2016: - 1. Pick your favourite lego adventure . | 2. qldwater Innovation Forum 14/15 September 2016 – last day to avoid the late fee! . | 3. Get your entries ready for the 2016 Ixom Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test . | 4. DEWS Water Supply Regulation Update . | 5. Information about EHPs new online system - Connect . | 6. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

e Flash #294 18 August 2016 e Flash #294 18 August 2016 - Release Date 19-Aug-2016: - 1. qldwater Innovation Forum 14/15 September 2016 – register by 26 August to avoid the late fee 2. Get your entries ready for the 2016 Ixom Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test 3. IPWEAQ Excellence Awards Sponsored by qldwater – Nominations extended to 19 August 4. DEWS Reporting Workshops (16KB)

e Flash #293 2 August 2016 e Flash #293 2 August 2016 - Release Date 19-Aug-2016: - 1. CQ Conference and Technical Tour Emerald - early bird registrations extended to TODAY 2. qldwater Innovation Forum 14/15 September 2016 – registrations open, sponsorships still available 3. Get your entries ready for the 2016 Ixom Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test 4. SWIM Annual data reporting for 2015-16 now open 5. IPWEAQ Excellence Awards Sponsored by qldwater 6. Queensland water recycling legislation and guideline update (19KB)

eFlash #292 22 July 2016 eFlash #292 22 July 2016 - Release Date 22-Jul-2016: - 1. CQ Conference and Technical Tour Emerald - early bird registrations close 1 August. | 2. qldwater Innovation Forum 14/15 September 2016 – registrations open, sponsorships still available. | 3. IPWEAQ Excellence Awards. | 4. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS. | (17KB)

e Flash #291 12 July 2016 e Flash #291 12 July 2016 - Release Date 19-Aug-2016: - 1. CQ Conference and Technical Tour Emerald - registrations now open! 2. qldwater Innovation Forum 14/15 September 2016 3. New DEWS performance reporting web page (14KB)

e Flash #290 30 June 2016 e Flash #290 30 June 2016 - Release Date 19-Aug-2016: - 1. qldwater Resource Library launched 2. qldwater Event Update including Townsville 20 July – Early Bird closes soon! 3. Mackay Regional Council wins Local Government Award 4. Management of potential contamination risks from pipeline repair or renewal (19KB)

eFlash #289 - 16 June 2016 eFlash #289 - 16 June 2016 - Release Date 16-Jun-2016: - 1. NQ Conference & Technical Townsville 20 July – Register Now . | 2. SWIM News . | 3. Queensland State Budget . | 4. WIOA Awards Update . | 5. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

eFlash #288 - 3 June 2016 eFlash #288 - 3 June 2016 - Release Date 03-Jun-2016: - 1. Water of Origin 2016 – We Have a Winner! . | 2. Award winners announced at WIOA conference 3. Water Connections Tour . | 4. NQ Conference & Technical Townsville 20 July – Registrations Now Open! . | 5. SewAus Sampling . | 6. Business Case Development Framework . | (19KB)

eFlash #287 - 27 May 2016 eFlash #287 - 27 May 2016 - Release Date 27-May-2016: - 1. CQ Conference Emerald – 11 August 2016 – Call for Papers . | 2. Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce Final Report . | 3. IPWEAQ Excellence Awards . | (15KB)

eFlash #286 - 20 May 2016 eFlash #286 - 20 May 2016 - Release Date 20-May-2016: - 1. Last chance to register for WIOA Rockhampton . | 2. qldwater Operator of the Year Awards . | 3. ERA Standards to be updated – qldwater collated response . | (16KB)

eFlash #285 - 13 May 2016 eFlash #285 - 13 May 2016 - Release Date 13-May-2016: - 1. qldwater 2016 Innovation Forum – 14, 15 September – Date Claimer .| 2. Recent LGAQ Advocacy .| 3. ERA Standards Public Consultation Reminder .| 4. Department of Environment and Heritage Protection updates .| 5. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENT .| (19KB)

eFlash #284 - 29 April 2016 eFlash #284 - 29 April 2016 - Release Date 29-Apr-2016: - 1. Water Connections Week 16 to 20 May 2016 . | 2. Model Contract Specification for Drinking Water Storage Cleaning and Condition Assessment by Divers . | 3. Operator of the Year Awards – Nominations must close Monday . | 4. ERA Standards to be Updated . | 5. Effluent Irrigation Guidelines . | 6. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #48 - 27 April 2016 Skills eFlash #48 - 27 April 2016 - Release Date 29-Apr-2016: - 1. Certification Framework for Operators within Drinking Water Systems – amendments & appointment of Certifying Body . | (15KB)

eFlash #283 - 21 April 2016 eFlash #283 - 21 April 2016 - Release Date 21-Apr-2016: - 1. NQ Conference Townsville – 20 July 2016 – Call for Papers .| 2. Member Advocacy Update .| 3. SEQ Conference and Technical Tour Feedback.| 4. Building our Regions Regional Infrastructure Funding.| 5. Ozwater’16 – 10 to 12 May 2016.| 6. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS.| (19KB)

Skills eFlash #47 - 12 April 2016 Skills eFlash #47 - 12 April 2016 - Release Date 12-Apr-2016: - 1. Implementation of the new National Water Training Package – update.| 2. Extension of small contract to provide water industry training advice to DET.| (15KB)

eFlash #282 - 24 March 2016 eFlash #282 - 24 March 2016 - Release Date 24-Mar-2016: - 1. Operator of the Year Awards – Nominations now open! . | 2. SEQ Conference & Technical Tour – Hervey Bay 13 & 14 April – Register Now! .| 3. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (16KB)

Skills eFlash #46 - 17 March 2016 Skills eFlash #46 - 17 March 2016 - Release Date 17-Mar-2016: - 1. Implementation of the new National Water Training Package – update . | 2. Updates to free Urban Water Industry Online Learning Resources . | 3. Online Team Leadership Course for Young Water Professionals - AWA and IWC . | (16KB)

eFlash #281 - 10 March 2016 eFlash #281 - 10 March 2016 - Release Date 10-Mar-2016: - 1. SEQ Conference & Technical Tour – Hervey Bay 13 & 14 April – Register Now! . | 2. Building over Infrastructure Final Position Paper. | 3. Queensland’s Urban Potable Water & Sewerage Benchmarking Report – 2014/15. | 4. Understanding what makes ponds effective in treating water – new report. | 5. Goulburn Valley Water – International Water Tasting Silver Medal . | (16KB)

eFlash #280 - 24 February 2016 eFlash #280 - 24 February 2016 - Release Date 24-Feb-2016: - 1. Call for Presentations – SEQ Regional Conference, 13 & 14 April . | 2. $70 million infrastructure funding brought forward . | 3. WBBROC Regional Coordinator Position . | 4. Updated Australian Drinking Water Guidelines now available . | 5. qldwater NRL Tipping Competition . | 6. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #45 - 17 February 2016 Skills eFlash #45 - 17 February 2016 - Release Date 24-Feb-2016: - 1. Implementation of the new National Water Training Package . | (0KB)

eFlash #279 - 9 February 2016 eFlash #279 - 9 February 2016 - Release Date 09-Feb-2016: - 1. Call for Presentations – SEQ Regional Conference, 13 & 14 April . | 2. National Water Infrastructure Development Fund . | 3. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (16KB)

eFlash #278 - 16 January 2016 eFlash #278 - 16 January 2016 - Release Date 16-Jan-2016: - 1. Welcome to 2016 .| 2. qldwater Events and Sponsors .| 3. Health Based Targets Update .| 4. Feedback on the Great Barrier Reef Taskforce Interim Report .| 5.State Planning Policy State Interest Guideline – Energy and Water Supply .| (18KB)

e Flash # 289 16 June 2016 e Flash # 289 16 June 2016 - Release Date 19-Aug-2016: - (16KB)

e Flash 292 22 July 2016 e Flash 292 22 July 2016 - Release Date 19-Aug-2016: - (17KB)

2015 e Flashes (by date)

eFlash #277 - 18 December 2015 eFlash #277 - 18 December 2015 - Release Date 18-Dec-2015: - 1. GBR Taskforce Interim Report Now Available for Comment . | (14KB)

eFlash #276 - 10 December 2015 eFlash #276 - 10 December 2015 - Release Date 10-Dec-2015: - 1. National Water Infrastructure Development Fund (NWIDF) – Funding Support . | 2. Advance Queensland Innovation Partnerships Fund . | (16KB)

eFlash #275 - 4 December 2015 eFlash #275 - 4 December 2015 - Release Date 04-Dec-2015: - 1. Plumbing and Drainage & Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 .| 2. Proposed Changes to Australian Drinking Water Guidelines 2011 (ADWG) .| 3. International WaterCentre partial scholarships for self-funded students .| 4. Unitywater EOI - Leak Identification/Detection Services .| 5. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS .| (17KB)

Skills eFlash #44 - 4 December 2015 Skills eFlash #44 - 4 December 2015 - Release Date 04-Dec-2015: - 1. New National Water Training package endorsed (NWP15) .| 2. Industry comment sought – amendments to National Certification Framework for Drinking Water Operators .| 3. STP Operator Certification Framework – amendments .| (15KB)

eFlash #274- 20 November 2015 eFlash #274- 20 November 2015 - Release Date 20-Nov-2015: - 1. Important Information – 2014/15 KPI data .| 2. Queensland Water Innovation Event Wrap .| 3. Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce Communique .| 4. WSAA Health Based Targets (HBT) Manual Now Available .| 5. Water Research Access Portal (WRAP) .| 6. IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition 2016 .| (17KB)

eFlash #273 - 23 October 2015 eFlash #273 - 23 October 2015 - Release Date 23-Oct-2015: - Queensland Water Directorate celebrates membership record! . | (15KB)

eFlash #272 - 15 October, 2015 eFlash #272 - 15 October, 2015 - Release Date 15-Oct-2015: - 1. IPWEA Queensland Excellence Awards 2015 Winners . | 2. WHS Accreditation Scheme for large federal government funded projects . | (15KB)

eFlash #271 - 9 October 2015 eFlash #271 - 9 October 2015 - Release Date 12-Oct-2015: - 1. qldwater Innovation Event, 4 & 5 November – Earlybird rate closes Monday! . | 2. Commencement of provisions of the EP and Other Legislation Act 2014 . | 3. Quick links – associated organisations events and announcements . | (16KB)

e-Flash #270 - 1 October 2015 e-Flash #270 - 1 October 2015 - Release Date 08-Oct-2015: - 1. Communicating with the Community about new KPI Performance Reporting . | 2. IPWEA Queensland Conference, Mackay . | 3. Quick links – associated organisations events and announcements. | (14KB)

eFlash #269 - 18 September 2015 eFlash #269 - 18 September 2015 - Release Date 18-Sep-2015: - 1. SWIM 2014/15 annual water and sewerage data due 1st October . | 2. qldwater Innovation Event, 4 & 5 November 2015 . | 3. Environmental Protection Act 1994 – Changes to Annual Report . | 4. Ixom Australia’s Best Tasting Tap Water Competition 2015 . | (17KB)

eFlash #268 - 8 September 2015 eFlash #268 - 8 September 2015 - Release Date 08-Sep-2015: - 1. 2015 Member Survey Report. | 2. KPI Fact Sheet. | 3. IPWEA Queensland Conference, Mackay. | 4. AWA Queensland Water Awards. | 5. Quick links – associated organisations events and announcements. | (17KB)

eFlash #267 - 27 August 2015 eFlash #267 - 27 August 2015 - Release Date 27-Aug-2015: - 1. qldwater 2015 Innovation Event – Sunshine Coast 4 & 5 November . | 2. SEQ Taste Test Winner and regional finalists . | 3. Transition period for water meter installation changes . | 4. SWIM 2014/15 annual water and sewerage data due soon . | 5. Quick links – associated organisations events and announcements . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #42 - 6 August 2015 Skills eFlash #42 - 6 August 2015 - Release Date 06-Aug-2015: - 1. Release of Final Draft National Water Training Package material . | 2. Dial Before You Dig Locator Certification Program . | 3. International WaterCentre Scholarships now open . | (15KB)

eFlash #266 - 31 July 2015 eFlash #266 - 31 July 2015 - Release Date 31-Jul-2015: - 1. Library of past Queensland Government Guidelines on qldwater Website . | 2. SEQ Conference and Water Taste Test – Gold Coast 20 August . | 3. The Lowdown on Grants for 2015 . | 4. Appointment of DGs Endorsed by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk . | 5. Rainwater Harvesting and Backflow Prevention Consultation Documents . | 6. Quick links – associated organisations events and announcements . | (17KB)

eFlash #265 - 21 July 2015 eFlash #265 - 21 July 2015 - Release Date 21-Jul-2015: - 1. Drinking Water Operator Certification – release of DEWS Guideline . | 2. KPI key dates and messages . | 3. Member survey . | 4. Quick links – associated organisations events and announcements. | (17KB)

eFlash #264 - 16 July 2015 eFlash #264 - 16 July 2015 - Release Date 16-Jul-2015: - 1. State Budget Announcements impacting Water and Sewerage Services . | (15KB)

eFlash #263 - 10 July 2015 eFlash #263 - 10 July 2015 - Release Date 10-Jul-2015: - 1. Member survey reminder . | 2. LGAQ Bush Councils Convention and SWQ Taste Test 30/31 July. | 3. SEQ Conference and Water Taste Test – Gold Coast 20 August – Register Now! . | 4. Transition period for water meter installation changes yet to commence . | 5. Appointment of new Director General, Department of Energy and Water Supply . | 6. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

eFlash #262 - 26 June 2015 eFlash #262 - 26 June 2015 - Release Date 26-Jun-2015: - 1. We need your help on qldwater’s forward work plan . | 2. SEQ Conference and Water Taste Test – Gold Coast 20 August – Register Now! . | 3. New BoM Tools and Data . | 4. WSAA Regional Forum – Gold Coast 19 August . | 5. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #41 - 15 June 2015 Skills eFlash #41 - 15 June 2015 - Release Date 16-Jun-2015: - 1. Queensland Government 2015-2016 Annual VET Investment Plan Released . (14KB)

eFlash #260 - 12 June 2015 eFlash #260 - 12 June 2015 - Release Date 12-Jun-2015: - 1. First Drinking Water Treatment Operators Certified Under National Scheme . | 2. Great Barrier Reef Water Quality . | 3. SWIM Training – Additional Training Session . | 4. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS &ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (19KB)

Skills eFlash # 40 - 4 June 2015 Skills eFlash # 40 - 4 June 2015 - Release Date 05-Jun-2015: - 1. Sewage Treatment Plant Operator Certification Framework Released . | 2. National Water Industry Skills Taskforce Changes . | 3. EBA Rates Comparison Document Available (members only) . | (16KB)

eFlash #259 - 3 June 2015 eFlash #259 - 3 June 2015 - Release Date 03-Jun-2015: - 1. Payroll Tax Rebate, Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Bill meter installation provisions pass WITH AMENDMENTS. | 2. SWIM (your required annual water and sewerage data reporting) training reminder . | 3. WQ Water Taste Test - Barcaldine 15 June . | 4. Training Workshop & NQ Water Taste Test – Ingham 23 June . | 5. IPWEA Queensland Excellence Awards 2015 . | (18KB)

qldwater eFlash #258 - 20 May 2015 qldwater eFlash #258 - 20 May 2015 - Release Date 20-May-2015: - 1. BoM National Performance Report now Available . | 2. SEQ Water Conference & Taste Test – Gold Coast 20 August . | 3. Consultants offering services in developing, revising or auditing DWQMP’s . | 4. Stronger Regions Grant Program . | 5. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (16KB)

Skills eFlash #39 - 6 May 2015 Skills eFlash #39 - 6 May 2015 - Release Date 06-May-2015: - 1. New arrangements for development and maintenance of Training Packages . | 2. National Water Training Package Changes – feedback sought . | 3. Reminder – Upcoming Queensland training workshops . | (15KB)

eFlash #257 - 23 April 2015 eFlash #257 - 23 April 2015 - Release Date 23-Apr-2015: - 1. Release of Queensland’s Urban Potable Water and Sewerage Benchmarking Report – 2013/14. | 2. Register Now! FNQ Conference and Water Taste Test – Cairns 8 May. | 3. Inquiry into Payroll Tax Rebate, Revenue & Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 (including Water Meter installation). | 4. Operator of the Year Awards – We Need Nominations!. | 5. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS. | (17KB)

eFlash #256 - 8 April 2015 eFlash #256 - 8 April 2015 - Release Date 08-Apr-2015: - 1. Registrations Open - FNQ Conference and Water Taste Test – Cairns 8 May. | 2. Goondiwindi Regional Council Field Day – 21 April . | 3. qldwater CQ Regional Conference/ Taste Test - 16 April, Rockhampton . | 3. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (18KB)

eFlash #255 - 31 March 2015 eFlash #255 - 31 March 2015 - Release Date 31-Mar-2015: - 1. Changes to Meter Installation Legislation | 2. Twinning Discussion Paper | 3. IWC Water Leadership Program | 4. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS | (16KB)

eFlash #254 - 20 March 2015 eFlash #254 - 20 March 2015 - Release Date 20-Mar-2015: - 1. Operator of the Year Awards – Nominate Now! | 2. IPWEA Queensland Excellence Awards 2015 | 3. Call for Papers - FNQ Regional Conference/ Taste Test 8 May - Cairns | 4. qldwater CQ Regional Conference/ Taste Test - 16 April, Rockhampton | 5. qldwater SEQ Conference and Taste Test – Gold Coast, 20 August | 6. WSAA Members Meeting and Regional Forum – Gold Coast, 19 & 20 August | 7. qldwater Calendar of Events | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #38 - 20 March 2015 Skills eFlash #38 - 20 March 2015 - Release Date 20-Mar-2015: - 1. Water Industry Training Centre to cease operating as an RTO in 2016 2. Upcoming Queensland Training Workshops (15KB)

eFlash #253 - 10 March 2015 eFlash #253 - 10 March 2015 - Release Date 19-Mar-2015: - 1. Registrations Open! CQ Regional Conference/ Taste Test – Rockhampton 16 April; 2. New qldwater Position Papers; 3. Call for Papers - FNQ Regional Conference/ Taste Test 8 May - Cairns; 4. Expressions of Interest – Treatment/ Innovation email group; 5. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (16KB)

eFlash #252 - 26 February 2015 eFlash #252 - 26 February 2015 - Release Date 26-Feb-2015: - 1. qldwater Events Update; | 2. SWIM Training: | 3. Final Reminder - Environmental Code of Practice for Sewage Pump Stations: | 4. qldwater NRL Tipping Competition. | (18KB)

eFlash #251 - 17 February 2015 eFlash #251 - 17 February 2015 - Release Date 17-Feb-2015: - 1. New Ministers Announced . | 2. STP operator certification discussion paper – member feedback welcome . | 3. “Ensuring Safe Drinking Water Workshop” with Steve Hrudey - SOLD OUT! | (17KB)

eFlash #250 - 12 February 2015 eFlash #250 - 12 February 2015 - Release Date 12-Feb-2015: - 1. qldwater CQ Regional Conference/ Taste Test 16 April – Rockhampton – Call for Papers; 2. qldwater Sponsored WIOA Operator Awards – Nominate Your Staff!; 3. Feedback Reminder - Environmental Code of Practice for Sewage Pump Stations; 4. WIOA Conference Toowoomba 17 & 18 June – Call for Papers & Change of Date; 5. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (18KB)

eFlash #249 - 3 February 2015 eFlash #249 - 3 February 2015 - Release Date 04-Feb-2015: - 1. qldwater 2015 events including conferences and the Orica Australia Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test; 2. Queensland State Election implications; 3. Environmental Code of Practice for Sewage Pump Stations and Sewerage Networks; 4. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (19KB)

Skills eFlash # -37 - 21 January 2015 Skills eFlash # -37 - 21 January 2015 - Release Date 21-Jan-2015: - 1. Clarification of User Choice Funding Eligibility for Water Operations Qualifications; 2. Reminder: Industry Partnerships Strategy Expressions of Interest due 13th February. (16KB)

eFlash #248 - 16 January 2015 eFlash #248 - 16 January 2015 - Release Date 16-Jan-2015: - Ensure Safe Drinking Water Workshop with Steve Hrudey - 20 February. (15KB)

Competencies-for-Operators Competencies-for-Operators - Release Date 21-Jul-2015: - (139KB)


2014 e Flashes (by date)

eFlash #247 - 19 December 2014 eFlash #247 - 19 December 2014 - Release Date 19-Dec-2014: - 1. Amendments to the State Penalties Enforcement Regulation . | 2. Updated Australian Drinking Water Guidelines . | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #-36 - 19 December 2014 Skills eFlash #-36 - 19 December 2014 - Release Date 19-Dec-2014: - 1. Significant training support funding opportunity - water industry submission for Industry Partnerships Strategy - EOI . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #35 - 11 December 2014 Skills eFlash #35 - 11 December 2014 - Release Date 11-Dec-2014: - 1. Queensland Urban Water Industry Workforce Composition Snapshot Report 2014 Released . | 2. Water Industry Worker Program Evaluation Report . 3. Introduction to Risk Management in the Urban Water Industry – Online course available . | (17KB)

eFlash #246 - 5 December 2014 eFlash #246 - 5 December 2014 - Release Date 05-Dec-2014: - 1. Expression of Interest for 2015 Queensland Water Directorate Event Hosts | 2. Registrations open – 20 February 2015 Steve Hrudey “Ensuring Safe Drinking Water” Workshop | 3. Inaugural qldwater Urban Water Innovation Forum |4. Water Expert Panel 100 Day Plan and QWRAP funding announcement | 5. Update from qldwater TRG | 6. MOU Signed for Operators Within Drinking Water Treatment Systems Certification Project | 7. DEWS – reminder of key due dates, requirements for publication and relaxat (22KB)

eFlash #245 - 12 November 2014 eFlash #245 - 12 November 2014 - Release Date 12-Nov-2014: - 1. Last Week to Register! Urban Water Industry Innovation Forum – 27 November . | 2. Date Claimer - 20 February 2015 Steve Hrudey “Ensuring Safe Drinking Water” Workshop . | 3. Water Research Australia Fact Sheets Now Available .| 4. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS .| (20KB)

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)

eFlash #240 - 10 September 2014 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 #236 - 5 August 2014 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)

TRG Discussion Topics - 20 April 2012 TRG Discussion Topics - 20 April 2012 - Release Date 24-Apr-2012: - TRG discussion topics from 20 April 2012. | (78KB)

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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