THE area supplied with reticulated water by the Hunter Water Corporation has been spared the shortages that have had a severe impact on Sydney and the Central Coast. Hunter Water, however, is wisely putting into effect measures that will further boost water supplies.
IT IS mandatory in all new homes in Victoria that hot water delivered to bathrooms be no hotter than 50 degrees. The Victorian Government passed relevant legislation two years ago, ensuring all hot-water systems in new homes and renovated bathrooms will deliver hot water at a safe operating tempe
The Thredbo inquest heard this week of structural faults and poor communication, writes Malcolm Brown. A water main built under the shoulder of the Alpine Way at Thredbo, and which is now under critical examination as to whether it might have separated and precipitated the 1997 landslide, was di
The Brisbane-based water reticulation equipment supplier Crevet will close its 52-staff Braybrook plastics plant by 15 January, centralising its PVC pipe-manufacturing operations at Walco, Queensland. Crevet's managing director, Mr Herb Foxlee, said relocating the Thor Plastics operation was th