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11 Mar 2020

Viridis has just implemented a Working from Home Policy to make it transparent to staff, clients and collaborators what our policy is. We have had staff working from home for a couple of years, but the policy has never been documented.

Why did we implement this policy i...

25 Feb 2020

In 2019, the bushfire season in Queensland started much earlier than expected.  After months of fires in areas including the Gold Coast Hinterland and Sunshine Coast, bushfires in NSW and Victoria swelled destroying entire towns on New Year’s Eve.  Bureau of Meteorolog...

20 Feb 2020

The QLD Department of Environment and Science (DES) recently provided four days of very much anticipated training on the MEDLI program for modelling effluent disposal to land. 

The course was excellent and included presenters such as Ted Gardner, Allison Vieritz, Sunil...

18 Dec 2019

Our office will be closed from 23 December 2019 until 3 January 2020, inclusive.

We wish all our clients and suppliers a pleasant and relaxing holiday season. We look forward to working with you in the new year.

25 Oct 2019

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has advised Victorian Water Agencies of the 2019 – 2020 Risk Management Plan audit period. Water businesses are required to complete the audit by 31 May 2020. The auditable period is from 21 March 2018 until...

15 Oct 2019

Quality management frameworks, be they water quality, environmental, asset management or workplace health and safety are only effective if they are implemented and teams have adequate training in their implementation.

Sometimes the cost of training is seen as a barrier...

15 Oct 2019

No system, however well designed, can perform properly without correct operation. It is essential that water providers allow operators to perform at their best by providing clear and helpful operational procedures. Creation of procedures requires a balance between prov...

28 Aug 2019

Microbial pathogens are the biggest public health threat faced by most drinking water supplies and one of the most important is Cryptosporidium. These parasites call humans and cattle home and are spread via faecal matter. While investing in this crypto can't make you...

28 Aug 2019

I had the opportunity to attend the AWA North Queensland Regional Conference this year, held in beautiful Townsville. The city put on a great show for the event, with a fantastic venue overlooking Magnetic Island and weather so good it was hard to believe it was still...

28 Aug 2019

Improvement or continuous improvement is a key component (or requirement) of a management system/plan, for example, a drinking water quality management system, recycled water management system and an environment management system. The concept of continuous improvement...

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