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Showerhead swap to save millions of litres of water in Katherine    31 January 2019

More than 400 showerheads at Katherine hotels, motels and caravan parks have been replaced with more water efficient models to help save up to 14 million litres of water per year.

Maintaining safe drinking water in Katherine    23 January 2019

Power and Water will be changing the resin in the PFAS treatment plant located at the Katherine Water Treatment Plant as part of routine maintenance. The PFAS water treatment system filters impacted groundwater, removing PFAS, before it enters the surface water treatment plant.

Partnership powers through Christmas Appeal    18 December 2018

A partnership between Power and Water Corporation, Mitchell Centre, Mix 104.9 and Foodbank Northern Territory saw 450 kilograms of food collected in the span of six hours for Territorians doing it tough this Christmas.

AER – Have your say about Power and Water’s proposed five-year plan    12 December 2018

Power and Water Corporation is urging Territorians to have their say about its revised five-year pricing and expenditure plan submitted to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) on 29 November 2018.

Flushing out better environmental outcomes    12 December 2018

New technology and infrastructure built at the Northern Territory’s largest wastewater treatment plant is already achieving improved environmental outcomes.

Power and Water receives international procurement accreditation    27 November 2018

Power and Water Corporation has been recognised for having adopted international best practice in procurement and supply chain management.

Palmerston trunk sewer upgrade to meet a growing community need    26 November 2018

A newly-completed $10 million trunk sewer main in Palmerston East will provide capacity for future growth in the Northern Territory’s fastest growing urban area.

Trees trimmed for safe and reliable power service    24 October 2018

In the Northern Territory we must maintain a three metre clearance between trees and powerlines. This allows for regrowth while maintaining a suitable clearance.

Innovation and engagement focus for remote water    17 October 2018

An emphasis on innovation and community engagement has helped deliver improved quality of drinking water for one of the most remote northern Australian townships.

Australian Energy Regulator – Draft Determination Public Forum    10 October 2018

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has handed down its first draft determination on Power and Water’s regulatory proposal for the period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2024.

Water use moves into the 'red'    11 September 2018

As temperatures rise across the region, Katherine’s water use has moved into Power and Water’s ‘red zone’.

Power and Water takes out Engineering Excellence Award    24 August 2018

Power and Water Corporation’s Solar Energy Transformation Program (SETuP) took out the Energy, Water and Resources category at the Northern Territory Engineering Excellence Awards held on Friday 17 August 2018.

Northern Territory’s largest solar program nearing completion    17 August 2018

Two new videos celebrating progress to date on the Solar Energy Transformation Program have been released. The four year program will provide 10 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic power into the energy mix of 25 communities across the Northern Territory.

Science helping to improve sewage odour    15 August 2018

It’s National Science Week, celebrating the role of science, technology and innovation in our everyday life and the future. At Power and Water we’re using science every day – including at the Leanyer Sanderson Waste Stabilisation Ponds (WSPs), where two research trials are being conducted.

Supporting the support act - Darwin Festival’s volunteers!    10 August 2018

Power and Water is proud to support Darwin Festival again this year as part of our community partnerships program.

 

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