Held in Gunnedah NSW on 29 October 2015
In a new competition instigated in 2015, the winners from each of the State based Taste Test competitions were pitted against one another to determine which plant produced the Best Tasting Water In Australia.
Each of the entries represented not only their water business but their respective States in the battle for bragging rights and national honours.
As part of a WIOA water interest day in Gunnedah NSW, both the interest day attendees as well as Gunnedah residents were given the opportunity to taste and judge the samples from Orange in NSW, Richmond in Queensland, Adelaide in South Australia and Marysville in Victoria.
Goulburn Valley Water’s Marysville Water Treatment Plant in Victoria came out on top and was announced as the winner of the Ixom 2015 Australian Water Taste Test and can lay claim to producing the best tap water in Australia for 2015!
The Marysville Water Treatment Plant went through the Black Saturday bushfires and GVW has since rebuilt the facility. Raw water for the Marysville Water Treatment Plant is drawn from the Steavenson River into the off-stream Aub Cuzens Reservoir before being treated using a microfiltration process.
Second best water in the world
Goulburn Valley Water was awarded a silver medal in the Municipal Water category at the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting competition for its sample supplied from the Marysville Water Treatment Plant.
WIOA worked with the Goulburn Valley Water team to arrange the water sample’s journey to West Virginia, USA.
Goulburn Valley Water and the residents of Marysville can now boast to having access to the second best water in the world.