The science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) space is constantly evolving with the development of new systems, technology and practices, as well as an increasing ratio of women in the workplace. With this evolution set to impact the next generation of STEM professionals, it’s more important than ever for companies in the STEM space to

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‘Customer centricity’ has become a strategic focus in the water sector, with key industry players adopting a collaborative approach to provide community-focused innovations. A new era of ‘co-creation’ is enhancing this, enabling asset owners and service providers to combine their knowledge to deliver community-focused infrastructure solutions that will last for generations to come. Reshaping traditional

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Charitable giving is heavily entwined in Australian and New Zealand culture, with up to 80% of Australians and New Zealanders donating to heartfelt causes annually. Throughout COVID-19, the charitable sector has seen a considerable downturn in the number of donations pouring in. In response, charities such as WaterAid Australia has had to adapt the way

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Interflow employee installing bespoke stormwater solution

As urban landscapes and related communities continue to grow, there has been an increased focus on developing sustainable infrastructure solutions. During an ongoing investigation for a Major Stormwater Drainage Program, it was discovered that a critical community asset was in urgent need of repair. A customised solution was needed to improve its resilience for generations

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R U OK? Day initiative supporting mental health

The COVID-19 pandemic has abruptly changed the way we live, placing stress on the psychological wellbeing of many. As Australian communities begin to control the spread of the virus, there has been a call to shift the focus from ‘flattening the pandemic curve’ to ‘flattening the mental health curve.’ In light of National Safe Work

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Interflow awarded new contract with Sydney Water

Today marks a proud moment for specialist in water infrastructure, Interflow, following the Company’s award of the 5-year Network Repairs (NR) Contract with Sydney Water.   This NEC4 Contract will enable the renewal and maintenance of Sydney Water’s existing water, wastewater and stormwater networks and related infrastructure. This is a fast-paced program requiring 24/7 response

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nterflow employee operates remote Rotaloc machine from a safe distance

As new and innovative technologies continually evolve in the water sector, safety consistently remains a top priority for councils, water authorities and service providers alike. When the partial collapse of a critical quad-barrel culvert posed imminent danger to the surrounding community, an appetite for innovation proved to be the vital key to success. Culverts: supporting

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Key players within the civil engineering and water sectors have united to tackle industry emissions by using a specialised carbon calculator. Tailored to the unique requirements of the water industry, the tool is designed to inspire construction contractors to find new and innovative ways to reduce their emissions through trenchless technology and build a brighter

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As many indoor exercise facilities shut their doors during the height of the pandemic, COVID-19 has amplified the criticality of public ‘green spaces’ for essential activities. It is now more important than ever that local governments ensure these facilities create a safe space for the social health of their communities. When a stormwater pipeline in

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Road authorities are faced with a myriad of challenges when it comes managing major infrastructure assets such as culverts. For any efficient asset management program, early intervention is vital, saving government bodies huge construction and traffic congestion costs incurred by reactive repairs. Getting one step ahead While infrastructure maintenance and repair remain essential, no one

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Access to clean water, adequate toilets and good hygiene should be fundamental human rights. Sadly, millions of people around the world are not afforded these basic necessities. For those living in disadvantaged communities in developing countries, the COVID-19 crisis poses additional threats associated with poor hygiene and sanitation. Australia’s Water Industry has united to improve

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COVID-19 has shocked the world, challenging many local and national governments until social distancing restrictions ease. However, some infrastructure projects are so critical to the health and wellbeing of the local community, that they cannot wait. For a local crew undertaking one of the largest diameter wastewater rehabilitation projects New Zealand has ever seen, this

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The arrival of COVID-19 has compelled people around the globe to adopt social distancing to protect themselves and their communities. However, for those working in essential services, there is still a level of community contact required. This begs the question: how should companies manage their community relations during a pandemic? Specialist in water infrastructure and

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