qldwater Blog

Cyclone Debbie Whitsunday Update

Heather Gold - Monday, April 03, 2017

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Cyclone Debbie aftermath

Heather Gold - Monday, April 03, 2017

We appreciate that many communities on the coast and in the south-east corner are struggling with cleaning up from the cyclone and flooding over the last week, and extend our best wishes to Rockhampton residents and Fitzroy River Water staff as they brace for flooding.  read this post

The quest to find Queensland's best

Desire Gralton - Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The best tap water from across Queensland will go head to head in a blind taste-off on Wednesday 14 September as part of the 2016 Ixom Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Testread this post

Ancient water tastes best!

Desire Gralton - Monday, November 09, 2015

Barcaldine Regional Council has taken out the 2015 Ixom Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test at the Queensland Water Directorate’s second annual Innovation Forum on Thursday, 5 November with the ancient water from the Great Artesian Basin selected as the best by conference delegates through more than 300 individual “tastes.” read this post

The sweet taste of success to be decided at Innovation Forum

Desire Gralton - Tuesday, November 03, 2015

On Thursday, 5 November 2015, representatives from over 40 organisations from across Queensland will come together at the second qldwater Urban Water Industry Innovation Forum to exchange ideas and showcase interesting innovations. read this post

Queensland beats NSW in Water of Origin!

Desire Gralton - Monday, June 22, 2015

Queenslanders devastated by the second State of Origin game loss to NSW can revel in the knowledge that we have some of the best tasting water in the country. read this post

Early Adopters Certified Under National Scheme

Desire Gralton - Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Two staff from Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council and four staff from Toowoomba Regional Council became the first “Certified Operators” in Queensland at a presentation held at the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia Queensland Conference in Toowoomba this morning (17 June 2015). read this post

Richmond wins best tasting tap water in Queensland!

Desire Gralton - Monday, October 13, 2014

Congratulations to Richmond Shire Council who has taken out the 2014 Orica Australia Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test at the IPWEA Queensland Conference in Caloundra last week. Water from its pilot plant was selected as the best tasting by conference delegates through some 440 individual tastes. Richmond Shire Council's Graeme Osbourne accepted the trophy from qldwater CEO, Dave Cameron. read this post

Richmond claims title for West Queensland's top drop

Desire Gralton - Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Richmond Shire Council residents can rest assured that their water is going to taste a whole lot better in the near future, with attendees at the Queensland Water Directorate’s regional conference giving water from its pilot treatment plant top scores in the western Queensland final of the Orica Australia Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test last week.  read this post

Mackay through to taste test finals!

Desire Gralton - Thursday, July 31, 2014

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