Fact Sheets and Reports

qldwater Fact Sheets

QWRAP Fact Sheet Pipe Whispering - Release Date 04-Dec-2019: - QWRAP Fact Sheet - What to do with ageing pipes: Pipe Whispering. This information sheet is part of a series aimed at preparing regional councils for changing investment needs of network assets. They are available along with two detailed reviews at https://www.qldwater.com.au/QWRAP

QWRAP Fact Sheet Queensland's Ageing Pipes - Release Date 04-Dec-2019: - QWRAP Fact Sheet - Queensland's ageing pipes. An overview of asset management and investment strategies needed to cope with the coming period of increasing repairs and renewals. This information sheet is part of a series aimed at preparing regional councils for changing investment needs of network assets.They are available along with two detailed reviews at https://www.qldwater.com.au/QWRAP

QWRAP Fact Sheet Regional Network Support - Release Date 04-Dec-2019: - QWRAP Fact Sheet - A collaborative approach for preserving Queensland's pipe networks. This information sheet is part of a series aimed at preparing regional councils for changing investment needs of network assets. They are available along with two detailed reviews at https://www.qldwater.com.au/QWRAP

QWRAP Fact Sheet The Qld Urban Water Industry - Release Date 04-Dec-2019: - QWRAP Fact Sheet - an overview of the Queensland Urban Water Industry. This information sheet is part of a series aimed at preparing regional councils for changing investment needs of network assets. They are available along with two detailed reviews at https://www.qldwater.com.au/QWRAP

Fact Sheet STP GBR - Release Date 30-Mar-2017: - Fact sheet on the impact of public sewage treatment plants on the Great Barrier Reef. With nitrogen released from STPs contributing less than 4% of total catchment loads, the fact sheet questions whether the high cost of further improvement to STPs could be better spent focusing on priority sources in the 96% of non-urban load.

Fact or Furphey Factsheet Oct 2016 - Release Date 12-Oct-2016: - Fact or Furphey - Making sense of water and sewerage services. An overview of KPI data captured by DEWS and offers explanations about possible data inconsistencies.

RAPAD Showcase Barcaldine - Release Date 23-Jun-2015: - One of a range of QWRAP Fact Sheets about the Outback Regional Water Alliance.

RAPAD Showcase Barcoo - Release Date 23-Jun-2015: - One of a range of QWRAP Fact Sheets about the Outback Regional Water Alliance.

RAPAD Showcase Boulia - Release Date 23-Jun-2015: - One of a range of QWRAP Fact Sheets about the Outback Regional Water Alliance.

RAPAD Showcase Diamantina - Release Date 23-Jun-2015: - One of a range of QWRAP Fact Sheets about the Outback Regional Water Alliance.

Fact or Furphey KPI - Release Date 29-Sep-2015: - This fact sheet or the information it contains may be useful for communicating further with customers concerned with the new KPI reporting system being introduced by The Department of Energy and Water Supply (DEWS). Results will be publicly available, giving communities an overview of the general state of their water and sewerage infrastructure and services. The easy to understand Q&A format offers possible explanations for questions arising from data.

Fact or Furphey KPI Word Version - Release Date 29-Sep-2015: - The Fact or Furphey fact sheet is available in Word version in the member-only section of the site for members who want to adapt it and brand the information themselves.

RAPAD Showcase Longreach - Release Date 23-Jun-2015: - One of a range of QWRAP Fact Sheets about the Outback Regional Water Alliance.

Ecoli Fact Sheet - Release Date 12-Nov-2014: - From 2 January 2009 new water legislation, The Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008, made it mandatory for all registered drinking water service providers to test for E.coli in their reticulated drinking water supply. This fact sheet provides more information.

Chlorate Fact Sheet - Release Date 05-Jun-2013: - Chlorate Fact Sheet 2013

Infosheet - Flexible Working Arrangements - Release Date 24-Oct-2011: - Queensland Urban Water Skills Partnership infosheet on flexible working arrangements.

Infosheet - Workplace Absenteeism - Release Date 11-Oct-2011: -

Infosheet - Skilled Migration - Release Date 12-Sep-2011: - An infosheet summarising the processes for employer sponsored skilled migration.

ARCHIVE Major Urban Indicator Summary for BoM - Release Date 20-Dec-2007: - qldwater prepared a list of Bureau of Meteorology indicators that will be required of a specified list of Service Providers in Queensland.

ARCHIVE The Use of Biosolids in Queensland - Release Date 10-May-2007: - Household wastewater is treated according to strict guidelines treatment plant to produce biosolids which are widely used for soil enhancement to complement and replace fertilisers in Australia and other countries including the UK, Europe & the USA. A comprehensive Biosolids information sheet is provided here for qldwater members.

ARCHIVE Greywater FactSheet - Release Date 09-Feb-2007: - Factsheet on grey water reuse and legislation.

ARCHIVE Greywater legislation change overview - Release Date 29-Sep-2006: - Rapid change in legislation governing release of grey water occured in 2006/07 and this fact sheet was created to update members on the changes taking place.

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 1 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: -

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 2 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: -

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 3 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: -

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 4 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: -

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 5 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: -

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 6 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: -

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 7 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: -

Fact Sheets by other organisations

Water Research Foundation Fact Sheet - Microplastics in Water - Release Date 21-Aug-2018: - Fact Sheet by the Water Research Foundation on Microplastics in Water with particular reference to wastewater treatment plants.

Exemplar Global Water QualityManagement Systems Auditor Certification Scheme - Release Date 22-Sep-2016: - Exemplar Global has developed a national Water Quality Management Systems Auditor Certification Scheme that will be applicable for water quality audits around Australia. This factsheet will provide more information.

Ecoli Fact Sheet - Release Date 12-Nov-2014: - From 2 January 2009 new water legislation, The Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008, made it mandatory for all registered drinking water service providers to test for E.coli in their reticulated drinking water supply. This fact sheet provides more information.

Administrative Arrangements Order Final 2012 - Release Date 05-Jun-2012: - The final list of key departments, Ministers, Directors, General Acts is included in this Administrative Arrangements Order #4 for 2012.

ARCHIVE Code of environmental compliance - Release Date 05-Apr-2012: - Regulators Code of environmental compliance for certain aspects of sewage treatment activities (ERA 63)

Briefing on 2007 WOLA Bill - Release Date 17-Oct-2007: - Briefing from the State on Water and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2007. Received on 12/1007 and approved 16/10/07 with initial measures taking place on Jan 2008 and other phasing in over several years.