Fact Sheets and Reports

Fact Sheets and Reports

qldwater Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet STP GBR 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. (936KB)

Fact or Furphey Factsheet Oct 2016 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. (210KB)

ORWA Showcase Barcaldine ORWA Showcase Barcaldine - Release Date 23-Jun-2015: - One of a range of QWRAP Fact Sheets about the Outback Regional Water Alliance. (3216KB)

ORWA Showcase Barcoo ORWA Showcase Barcoo - Release Date 23-Jun-2015: - One of a range of QWRAP Fact Sheets about the Outback Regional Water Alliance. (2854KB)

ORWA Showcase Boulia ORWA Showcase Boulia - Release Date 23-Jun-2015: - One of a range of QWRAP Fact Sheets about the Outback Regional Water Alliance. (1221KB)

ORWA Showcase Diamantina ORWA Showcase Diamantina - Release Date 23-Jun-2015: - One of a range of QWRAP Fact Sheets about the Outback Regional Water Alliance. (1019KB)

Fact or Furphey KPI 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. (212KB)

Fact or Furphey KPI Word Version 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. (6949KB)

ORWA Showcase Longreach ORWA Showcase Longreach - Release Date 23-Jun-2015: - One of a range of QWRAP Fact Sheets about the Outback Regional Water Alliance. (821KB)

Ecoli Fact Sheet 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. (426KB)

Fact Sheet Electrical Work Fact Sheet Electrical Work - Release Date 14-Mar-2014: - Queensland Urban Water Skills Partnership fact sheet on work that needs to be carried out by a licensed electrician. (541KB)

Infosheet - Flexible Working Arrangements Infosheet - Flexible Working Arrangements - Release Date 24-Oct-2011: - Queensland Urban Water Skills Partnership infosheet on flexible working arrangements. (511KB)

Infosheet - Workplace Absenteeism Infosheet - Workplace Absenteeism - Release Date 11-Oct-2011: - (474KB)

Infosheet - Skilled Migration Infosheet - Skilled Migration - Release Date 12-Sep-2011: - An infosheet summarising the processes for employer sponsored skilled migration. (420KB)

Major Urban Indicator Summary for BoM 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. (238KB)

The Use of Biosolids in Queensland 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. (1637KB)

Greywater FactSheet Greywater FactSheet - Release Date 09-Feb-2007: - Factsheet on grey water reuse and legislation. (229KB)

Greywater legislation change overview 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. (286KB)

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 1 Skills Careers Fact Sheet 1 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: - (113KB)

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 2 Skills Careers Fact Sheet 2 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: - (122KB)

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 3 Skills Careers Fact Sheet 3 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: - (146KB)

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 4 Skills Careers Fact Sheet 4 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: - (605KB)

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 5 Skills Careers Fact Sheet 5 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: - (337KB)

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 6 Skills Careers Fact Sheet 6 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: - (142KB)

Skills Careers Fact Sheet 7 Skills Careers Fact Sheet 7 - Release Date 07-Jul-2013: - (109KB)

 Fact Sheets by other organisations

Competencies-for-Operators Competencies-for-Operators - Release Date 21-Jul-2015: - DEWS guidance on competencies for operators within drinking water treatment systems. (139KB)

DEWS-Comparative-Reporting DEWS-Comparative-Reporting - Release Date 21-Jul-2015: - As part of the Performance Reporting framework, the Department of Energy and Water Supply will prepare an annual comparative report based on data submitted by service providers in their annual performance report. It will compare the performance of water and sewerage providers across Queensland allowing customers to see how their service provider performs relative to similar providers and to allow benchmarking of similar service providers. (144KB)

DEWS-Factsheet-Performance-Reporting DEWS-Factsheet-Performance-Reporting - Release Date 21-Jul-2015: - Department of Energy and Water Supply fact sheet on annual performance reporting. The comparative report aims to allow customers to see how their service provider performs relative to similar providers and to allow benchmarking of similar service providers. (58KB)

Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs): What are they and how are they used? Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs): What are they and how are they used? - Release Date 12-Nov-2014: - The disability-adjusted life year (DALY) is a way of measuring the population impact of a health problem, or the burden of disease, associated with a specific condition. It is a measure of the amount of time (in years) that is ‘lost’ due to imperfect health from a particular cause, taking into account both premature death and time lived in a state of ill-health (termed disability). It also incorporates a weighting for the severity of the disability. Fact sheet kindly provided by Water Research (1274KB)

Health-Based Targets for Microbial Safety of Drinking Water Health-Based Targets for Microbial Safety of Drinking Water - Release Date 12-Nov-2014: - Pathogens in source waters present a challenge for those tasked with providing safe drinking water. To achieve this, they are guided by the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines, although advice from the ADWG on this issue could be improved. One proposal is the introduction of health based targets for microbial safety of drinking water. This Fact Sheet provides a brief explanation of HBTs and some rationale for their introduction into the ADWG and is kindly provided by Water Research Australia. | (1134KB)

Health-Based Targets for the Microbial Safety of Drinking Water: Stakeholder viewpoints Health-Based Targets for the Microbial Safety of Drinking Water: Stakeholder viewpoints - Release Date 12-Nov-2014: - Health-based targets (HBTs) are measurable health, water quality or performance objectives that are established based on a judgement of what constitutes an acceptable level of health risk in relation to pathogens in drinking water. Incorporation of HBTs for microbial safety of drinking water into future revisions of the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines is currently under discussion. Fact sheet kindly provided by Water Research Australia. (1509KB)

DEWS-CSS-Guidance-Material DEWS-CSS-Guidance-Material - Release Date 29-Oct-2014: - DEWS guidelines on preparing a Customer Service Standard. (334KB)

Water Demand Management Factsheets Water Demand Management Factsheets - Release Date 25-Mar-2013: - This guide discusses the various options available to Local Governments to manage their water resources by improving water use efficiency by reusing, recycling and minimising water waste. This document is divided into broad sections covering: Customer Use Efficiency, Water Recycling, Education/Public Awareness, Water Pricing and Loss Management. Members must log in to access this document. | (1321KB)

Administrative Arrangements Order Administrative Arrangements Order - Release Date 04-Apr-2012: - Post Election Announcements Affecting Water and Sewerage. The State Government has this week released Administrative Arrangements Order (No. 3) 2012 to identify which new departments will administer existing legislation. Of particular interest to Water and Sewerage Health (Minister Lawrence Springborg) –Water Fluoridation Act 2008 Environment and Heritage Protection (Minister Andrew Powell) – Environmental Protection Act 1994 Housing and Public Works (Minister Bruce Flegg) – Plumbing and (301KB)

On-line Fluoride Monitors Factsheet On-line Fluoride Monitors Factsheet - Release Date 25-Oct-2011: - The Queensland Water Fluoridation Act and Regulation require determination of fluoride concentration on a daily basis. On-line fluoride analysers can provide accurate and reliable measurement of fluoride concentration provided that analysers are calibrated, serviced and maintained in accordance with the equipment supplier's operating handbook. (319KB)

WEMP Factsheet WEMP Factsheet - Release Date 22-Jun-2007: - Background information on WEMPs and their introduction in SEQ. (770KB)



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