The Water Industry Operators Association of Australia (WIOA) is a national non-for-profit association with a primary role of facilitating the collection, development and exchange of quality information between people undertaking operational roles in the water, wastewater and recycled water industries.
Register to attend the Victorian Conference
An exciting range of platform and poster presentations have been assembled for the 2016 Victorian Conference and Exhibition to be held in Bendigo on August 31 & September 1. Register now for this important event for the water industry in Victoria.
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Who has the Best tasting tap Water in Victoria?
The Ixom Victorian Water Taste Test is a fun and exciting way to raise awareness of the quality of Victoria's drinking water and to recognise the efforts of local water service providers in delivering valuable, safe water services to their communities. The 2016 award for the Best Tasting Water in Victoria will be conducted at the the WIOA Conference. Entries need to be at the venue by 4pm on Tuesday 30 August.
Help the water industry get counted in the 2016 Census
The water industry is significantly under counted due to the lack of water specific occupations recognised by the ABS.
We encourage all operational staff in the water industry to use of the 28 occupational titles listed in the Water Industry Occupational Framework. More information...
Barrington WTP wins Ixom 2016 Tasmanian Water Taste Test
Congratulations to the team from the Barrington WTP who was awarded the Best Tasting Water in Tasmania for 2016 at the WIOA event held in Launceston.
SAWater Morgan WTP wins Ixom SA Water Taste Test
Congratulations to the team at the Morgan WTP from SA Water who won the Ixom 2016 South Australian Water Taste Test.
Victorian Network Operators Development Program Launched
This exciting new program has been established to identify, mentor and develop future leaders in the Network Operations field across the Victorian Water Industry. Applications are being accepted until 20 November for the first group to undertake this program in 2017. Further information
Win an ipad - Show Us Ya Bag Competition
Attendees at this year’s WIOA conferences have an added opportunity to win by entering the Show Us Ya Bag competition.