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Victorian Water Interest Day &
Ixom 2016 Best Tap Water in
Australia Competition

To be held in Marysville on Wednesday 19 October 2016

The WIOA Victorian Advisory Committee extend an invitation to members to join other water industry operators to attend a Water Interest Day. The day will be held at the Marysville Community Centre is supported by Goulburn Valley Water, Victorian Department of Health and our lunch sponsor Hach.

Date Wednesday 19th October 2016

Marysille Community Centre


FREE For WIOA members
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Preliminary Program
(subject to change)
Arrival, registration, tea & coffee
Welcome & housekeeping
WIOA update - Craig Mathisen, WIOA

The next standard in the evolution of turbidity
- Arash Khorasani, Hach


Blue-green algae soup and the operational challenges of a three-month long bloom - Steven Newham, GVW


Safe Water Process - Neville Whittaker, GVW


Networking lunch (courtesy of sponsor Hach )

  • Judging of Ixom 2016 Australia's Best Drinking Tap Water in the streets of Marysville
  • Unveiling of a hydration station near the Visitor Information Centre
  • Community and school activities including GVW site tours
12.30pm Presentation of National Award to community of Marysville & GVW - School Awards
1.00pm Official Launch of WTPO Helper Phone App
Thermo Fisher Scientific - Kwatye Award Winner - Michael Fawcett, South Gippsland Water
1.20pm Health Benefits Flow from Choosing Tap - Suzie Sarkis Department of Health & Human Service

The Marysville Journey - Tara Callingham, Alan Tyson, GVW

2.20pm Ixom 2016 Australia's Best Drinking Tap Water announced
2.30pm Site tourĀ - Marysville Water Treatment Plant
3.00pm Travel home safely
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Ixom 2016 Best Tap Water in Australia Competition - State Champions


State Water Provider Treatment Facility
NSW Nambucca Shire Council Bowraville WTP
Queensland Barcaldine Regional Council Barcaldine WTP
South Australia SAWater Morgan WTP
Tasmania TasWater Barrington WTP
Victoria North East Water Myrtleford WTP


Best Tap Water in Australia Competition - Previous Winner


  State Water Provider Treatment Facility
2015 Victoria Goulburn Valley Water Marysville WTP

For further information contact:
Craig Mathisen
Phone 0457 846 008

Last updated on 05-Oct-2016


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