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An emphasis on innovation and community engagement has helped deliver improved quality of drinking water for one of the most remote northern Australian townships.
As temperatures rise across the region, Katherine’s water use has moved into Power and Water’s ‘red zone’.
Power and Water Corporation’s Solar Energy Transformation Program (SETuP) took out the Energy, Water and Resources category at the Northern Territory Engineering Excellence Awards held on Friday 17 August 2018.
Two new videos celebrating progress to date on the Solar Energy Transformation Program have been released. The four year program will provide 10 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic power into the energy mix of 25 communities across the Northern Territory.
It’s National Science Week, celebrating the role of science, technology and innovation in our everyday life and the future. At Power and Water we’re using science every day – including at the Leanyer Sanderson Waste Stabilisation Ponds (WSPs), where two research trials are being conducted.
Power and Water is proud to support Darwin Festival again this year as part of our community partnerships program.
As part of National Science Week, Power and Water is proudly supporting the DesertSMART EcoFair through our community partnerships program.
With school holidays and lots of visitors in town, water use in Katherine has started to rise. Historically when temperatures go up towards the end of the dry season, water use also increases.
The Garden Tune Up program, delivered in collaboration with the local irrigation industry, is helping Power and Water’s customers make significant water savings.
Katherine’s daily water use is being kept well under previous years’ average thanks to the great efforts of local residents and businesses.
Power and Water crews have attended recent power interruptions affecting parts of the Top End due to fruit bats caught in powerlines and high voltage power distribution equipment.
For most streetlight faults you no longer contact Power and Water.
Year 7 students have presented their creative solutions to help influence and improve community water consumption in the Darwin region at the Darwin Water Expo at MacKillop Catholic College today.
Darwin is saving more than one billion litres of water per year, thanks to Living Water Smart’s Community Leak Program.