Water Industry Links

qldwater is a business unit of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia Queensland Division (IPWEAQ) and is an initiative of the IPWEAQ, Local Government Association of Australia, Australian Water Association and Local Government Managers Australia. qldwater partners with many Local Government and Water Associations.  Details of our partners can be found here

Additonally, qldwater partners with numerous organisations in Queensland and Nationally through Memoranda and agreements. Some of the other key organisations and useful contacts that we work closely with are:

Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA)

The WSAA is the peak national body of large utilities of the Australian urban water industry and has offices in Melbourne and Sydney. Its 30 members and 28 associate members provide water and wastewater services to approximately 16 million Australians and many of Australia's largest industrial and commercial enterprises. qldwater has been an associate member of WSAA for several years.

National Water Commission

The National Water Commission is responsible for helping to drive national water reform and advising State and Territory Governments on water issues.

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

The Department is responsible for implementing Australian Government policies to protect our environment and heritage and promote a sustainable way of life.

Local Buy

Local Buy is the Centralised Procurement Body of Queensland Local Government.

Other agencies that Queensland Service Providers regularly deal with include:

Office of the Water Supply Regulator (DERM)

Environmental Protection Agency (DERM)

Department of Local Government and Planning

Queensland Water Commission

National Water Commission

International Water Centre

Queensland Health


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