Integrated Water Management for Victoria

Fri, 2013-10-04 13:03 -- adminssee
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 17:30
Bridget Weatherall (Living Victoria) & Rhys Anderson (Arup)
John Connell Auditorium, 21 Bedford Street North Melbourne
Event Details: 

The concept of integrated water management has become a sustainability "hot topic" in recent times. The Office of Living Victoria (OLV) has been set up by the Victorian Government and in this session, we will explore the current status of this initiative.

  • Date: Thursday 31st October 2013. 5.30 pm for 6.00pm start
  • Presenters:
    • Ms Bridget Weatherall - Office of Living Victoria
    • Mr Rhys Anderson - Arup Australia.
  • Venue: John Connell Auditorium, 21 Bedford Street, North Melbourne

Bridget Weatherall is an Environmental Engineer working for South East Water, seconded into the Office of Living Victoria (OLV). She will provide an overview of the vision, objectives and programs of the OLV, and information on a number of the partnership projects with which she is currently involved.

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Rhys Anderson is a process engineer at Arup and the Arup Australasia Water Skills Network Leader. He has been involved in the delivery of integrated water management projects from concept to commissioning including the Yarra Park Water Recycling Facility, funded through the OLV initiative. The Yarra Park Water Recycling Facility is an operating 600kL/day Class A sewer mining plant, built entirely underground. Rhys' presentation will focus on the delivery of this innovative project and how it fits in with Melbourne's Water Future.

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