WIOA 2017 FNQ Operations Interest Day with optional Barefoot Bowls

Friday, 06 October 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM [EAST]

216 Gatton Street, Westcourt , Queensland, Australia


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Event Information

Friday, 06 October 2017, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM [EAST]

About the Events

The WIOA Queensland Advisory Group will be holding a Water and Wastewater Interest Day which will includes an optional Barefoot Bowls for Charity networking opportunity that will be held in the in the afternoon.

WIOA members and their guests are invited to enjoy this networking opportunity and a relaxed game of bowls. Money raised will be distributed to charity. 

We look forward to seeing you in Cairns.


9:00am Meet and Greet - Tea and Coffee

9:20am Welcome & Housekeeping – Shane Bandiera and George Wall

9:25am Keynote presentation – Alister Laidlaw, North East Water (Vic) –Send in the drone   

10.05am Ron Bergmeier, (Bergmeier Engineering) – desludging lagoons and the management of sludge and biosolids

10:50am Morning Tea Courtesy of Cairns Water

11.00am Shaun Johnston (Burdekin SC) – Iron & manganese in Bores and in-house E.coli testing

11:15am Aron Smith (Cairns RC) - Using online nutrient analysers to optimise both chemical dosing and aeration systems

11:35 Bill Kelly (Kellys Australia) - Remote reservoir cleaning

12.05pm Training and Operator Certification – Dave Cameron, qldwater

12:45pm Update/Challenges and Feedback – All participants

12:50pm Lunch at West Cairns Bowls Club 

1.15pm – Optional Barefoot Bowls

3.45pm  Presentations to winning teams

4.00pm End of Day

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About the Organizer

Craig Mathisen Chief Operations Officer, WIOA P: 03 5821 6744 M: 0457 846 008