WESTERN REGION WORKING GROUP
The Western Region Working Group is made up of the IWN Champions from:
- Barwon Water
- Central Highlands Water
- Grampians Wimmera Mallee Water
- Wannon Water
- Western Water.
The Western Region Working Group leader is Ian Barnes from Wannon Water.
The Western team is contributing to IWN’s major projects including the Digital Metering Risk Assessment, Asset Performance & Energy Optimisation and Flagship programs.
The group is also investigating technology for water carting monitoring.
Water carting monitoring technology
Western Water and Grampians Wimmera Mallee Water are implementing new standpipe control systems and Barwon Water is trialling a new hydrant monitoring system.
Central Highlands Water is in discussion with VicWater and a potential supplier regarding a possible trial of a new technology for monitoring water carting trucks, which could prove widely applicable to Victorian water corporations.
The group continues to have a key focus on ensuring the IWN Champions provide a strong link between staff and the IWN, and continue to lead with development of communication tools and plans.