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Highlights from Power and Water’s $215 million annual capital program were outlined at the Northern Territory Major Projects Conference yesterday.
Last Friday, Power and Water’s Living Water Smart program was awarded the Australian Water Association (AWA) Program Innovation award for the Darwin Community Leak Program, while their school curriculum unit That’s My Water was a finalist.
Power and Water is vigilant that our water quality controls meet Australian Drinking Water Guidelines, which is international best practice.
Power and Water will celebrate National Water Week from 15- 21 October by partnering with the Department of Education to launch of a new series of educational activities for schools across the Northern Territory.
Leak Checkers from Power and Water’s Living Water Smart team are in Katherine this week to check on the status of the hundreds of water leaks that were identified in homes and businesses in August.
October is one of the months of highest water demand in Katherine due to the build-up heat.
Power and Water recently initiated a $15.4 million upgrade of the Leanyer Sanderson Waste Stabilisation Ponds as an important step towards improving the wastewater treatment process and reducing the occurrence of odour.
Our people have shown their dedication to the Cancer Council NT’s annual 2017 Relay for Life events, achieving the Highest Corporate Fundraiser award in Darwin and the top Katherine fundraiser.
The town of Katherine is demonstrating its water efficiency credentials by maintaining a 20% reduction of water use compared with the same time last year.
Power and Water once again was proud to support the Darwin Festival this year as part of our community partnerships program.
Power and Water is a proud supporter of the 2017 Darwin International Film Festival’s (DIFF) Indigenous Visions program.
Power and Water is actively delivering on water demand management measures in Katherine following the Northern Territory Government’s announcement of compulsory water conservation measures last month to help safeguard the town’s water supply.
Power and Water congratulates Water Services Senior Project Manager Eric Vanweydeveld, who was awarded the 2017 International Young Project Manager of the Year and a Gold Medal.
Just before 8am this morning, Power and Water’s Berrimah Zone Substation experienced an electrical fault resulting in a small explosion.
The team from Living Water Smart completed leak checks at almost 2,000 Katherine homes and businesses last week, with staggering results.
- National Volunteer Week
12 May 2017
To celebrate National Volunteer Week, Power and Water highlights some staff members who have notably lived our community values and who have actively volunteered this year.