Water Taste Test and Conference - Western

Kindly hosted by Longreach Regional Council, 30 April 2012

Venue: Longreach Civic Centre 

Conference Program

10.00am Registration and Morning Tea on arrival
10.30 Welcome and introduction by Dave Cameron, qldwater Judging Best of the Best Water Taste Test
Western Taste Test Semi Final
11.15 Short break for coffee
11.3 Orica Australia Water Treatment 101 and case study on odours after bush fires
11.45 John Roworth, Director of Infrastructure Services, Longreach Regional Council Procurement issues for remote communities
12.15 Bevan Smith, Senior Project Officer, Community Water Education and Research, DERM Community Engagement Tools
12.45 Mike Donald, Manager Engineering Services, Barcaldine Regional Council Watering the Outback
1.15 Lunch provided
2.00 Dr Helen Stratton - Smartwater Research Centre Overview of Rural and Regional Water Security project.
2.30 Nick Campbell, Strategic Water Initiatives, DERM Great Artesian Basin Sustainability Initiative
3.00 TRG Session Open forum to discuss issues such as fluoridation with panel members available to answer questions
3.45 Closing, feedback and final comments
4.00 Networking drinks