Make sure you join us for the 2017 Smart Water Awards

Mr Robran Cock, Chair of the Water Industry Alliance invites to attend the 2017 Smart Water Awards Ceremony and  Luncheon.

Join us in celebrating the achievements of the South Australian water industry and help us congratulate the 2017 award winners. 

The Honourable Ian Hunter MLC, Minister for Water and the River Murray will officially open the 2017 Awards, with Ali Clarke, ABC Radio Mornings Presenter joining us as the Master of Ceremonies.

Don't miss out on a great opportunity to network with your peers and learn more about the exciting initiatives being developed by the companies, research organisations and government departments shaping the water sector.  

Innovation Series: Future Thinking Through A Digital Lens 

Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, virtual reality, Big Data; SA Water are joining RAA to co-host an innovation series event on how the future will be shaped by a digital lens. 

Led by Steven Smith and Andrew Stevens, you will be taken on a journey across the digital megatrends that are shaping our lives, how we view and respond to current and future challenges, and the new ways of thinking required to operate in a complex environment.

The Digital Age is fundamentally changing societies, economies and the way we do business. Rapidly evolving digital technologies, like artificial intelligence and data analytics, offer the opportunity to do what we do faster, cheaper and better. More importantly, they offer the chance to do entirely new things and experience our world in new ways.

For further information about the event, please click here.


Inbound Philippines Delegation

In early May 2017, the WIA supported a group from the Philippines visiting South Australia to learn more about our water capabilities.  With a busy itinerary covering ASR sites, research, and engineering projects across greater Adelaide, we were able to demonstrate our expertise.

South Australia was identified as a key location for a benchmarking study tour on MAR due to our leading expertise and knowledge. A small group from the College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology at the University of the Philippines visited Adelaide from 1st – 4th May. The tour was organised by renowned scientist Peter Dillon and hosted by the Water Industry Alliance.  

Thanks to all involved who gave their time, shared knowledge, and made the visit productive and enjoyable for our guests.

India Water Week 2017

India Water Week (IWW) 2017 will be held from 10 - 14 October 2017 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

India Water Week is an annual forum where the Ministry of Water Resources, RD&GR, and Government of lndia discusses, talks, strategizes with eminent stakeholders through seminars, exhibitions and sessions to build public awareness, to get support to implement key strategies for conservation, preservation and optimum use of available water. This is the fifth event of its kind with the theme "Water and Energy for Inclusive Growth" focusing on improving role of water use across all sectors.

To find out more about India Water Week 2017, click here.


Smart Specialisation Clusters

The South Australian water industry has a number of areas where it has excelled and is now one of the global leaders. Some of these areas have been identified and specialisation groups have been formed to foster the continued leadership of the technologies and the companies, government departments and research & training institutions that drive them forward.

The WIA facilitates two globally leading smart specialisation groups, MAR Hub and WaRDA, cluster groups who hold expertise in managed aquifer recharge and wastewater for regional and decentralised applications.

For further information on MAR Hub and WaRDA, please click here.


2017 Smart Water Awards
Friday 7 July 2017
11:30am - 2:30pm
Adelaide Convention Centre

2017 July Members Night
Tuesday 18 July 2017
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Learning Centre, SA Water House

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