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Using blockchain-enabled peer-to-peer (P2P) trading to support this transition could be one of the solutions to those challenges, argued David Martin, co-founder and managing director of Power Ledger, during his keynote address at the All-Energy Conference in Melbourne.
According to Martin, the system that we’ve designed and the plans for the systems that we have set out in front of us are based on a historical and dated view of how the system worked. Read more
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Wastewater infrastructure enables cities to develop economies to grow and communities to thrive, but is also a major source of global greenhouse gas emissions – primarily due to inherent inefficiencies.
According to a new research paper by Xylem, Australian provider of water and wastewater solutions, the answers to some of these challenges are already available today, with existing high efficiency wastewater management systems significantly cutting harmful emissions without adding costs to current operations. Read more
The project diverts water from Bayswater Brook into the reconstructed wetland, which passively treats the water and reduces pollutants flowing into the Swan River.
The project is expected to prevent 1.35t of nitrogen, 200kg of phosphorous, and around 40t of sediment and other rubbish from entering the river.
Key considerations and advice (technical/technology/processes, etc) provided during the project
The design of the wetland has been informed by a detailed understanding of the water and nutrient balance based on hydraulic investigations, site surveys, groundwater and wetland water level logging, and water quality monitoring. Read more