Media Release

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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24 Mar Treatment Equipment Online Ahead of Schedule

The benefits are flowing to Mount Isa from the new $9.2 million micro-filtration plant being installed by Mount Isa Water Board. Four of planned five permanent units are now online and operating well, twelve days ahead of schedule. The further boost to daily production capacity continues...

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26 Feb New Treatment Plant Progressing Well

Call for community to continue water consumption reducing effort in lead-up to essential works The Mount Isa Water Board is pleased to advise the installation of the new microfiltration infrastructure is progressing as scheduled, with the first of the new, permanent filtration units to be...

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13 Feb Mount Isa Water Board Welcomes Community Forum

Mount Isa Water Board Chair, Rowena McNally, said the Board welcomed the opportunity for open dialogue with the community about the current water situation at a public forum being organised by Mount Isa City Council. “We acknowledge we have not communicated as well as we should...

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