Author: Stephen Farrelly

27 Sep Mount Isa Water Board welcomes Cr Fortune as Director

Mount Isa Water Board welcomes the commencement of a new Director, Mount Isa City Council nominee, Cr George Fortune. “Cr Fortune has always had a keen interest in the management of Lake Moondarra and the health of our water supply through is involvement with the Mount...

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30 Aug MIWB and MICC join forces to reduce water losses

The Mount Isa City Council (MICC) and Mount Isa Water Board (MIWB) today launched a joint water loss reduction program in the city’s water distribution network. Specialist contractors today commenced an assessment of Mount Isa’s water network using a variety of non-intrusive acoustic techniques. Their task...

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18 Aug Water industry representatives visit Water Board

MIWB welcomes information exchange opportunity The Mount Isa Water Board was pleased this week to welcome a delegation from the Water Services Association of Australia and Gladstone Area Water Board. Stephen Farrelly, the Board’s Chief Executive, said “the visit was a great opportunity to showcase MIWB’s...

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06 Jun MIWB welcomes new Board Chair

Mount Isa Water Board welcomes the commencement of a new Director and Board Chair, Mr Steve de Kruijff. “Mr de Kruijff has a long association with Mount Isa and his proven business acumen will be a great benefit to MIWB” Chief Executive, Stephen Farrelly said “He...

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09 Dec Pleasing Response to Filtration Plant Opening

The Mount Isa Water Board is pleased with the community participation in the official opening of the filtration plant held the afternoon of Monday 7 December. “The community is a very important stakeholder for MIWB, even though it is Mount Isa City Council who are...

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17 Nov MIWB implements revised chlorine dosing strategy

Following a successful trial, MIWB has adopted a revised chlorine dosing strategy reducing costs and improving water quality outcomes. Mount Isa Water Board Chief Executive Stephen Farrelly said for many years Clear Water Lagoon was the focus of water treatment for Mount Isa. "Since the 1980's...

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