Unitywater has installed two community water fill stations for residents to fill their own containers during periods of dry weather.
Unitywater is freezing all prices for the next year, from 1 July 2020, to support residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery.
Unitywater is helping feed the Coast’s homeless while supporting local businesses. In May, the utility joined forces with various Sunshine Coast organisations to provide services, hot showers, food and advice to those sleeping rough as a result of COVID-19.
Each time Bruce Robson looks out from his balcony, he is reminded of fond memories of his late wife, Julie. Julie had quietly but consistently campaigned for the Caloundra reservoir on Queen Street to be transformed into something local residents could admire. “It was a three-year odyssey,” Bruce said. “She volunteered for a lot of […]
The Courier Mail reported this morning that a report to Brisbane and Sunshine Coast Councils by the Queensland Competition Authority, has proposed a plan for “time of day or seasonal” pricing, aimed at reducing demand in times of high use and also saving water. While Unitywater is mentioned in the article as supporting the idea […]
To mark World Environment Day, Unitywater today officially launched the new Maleny Sewage Treatment Plant at a community event celebrating the completion of this $17 million investment. The Maleny Sewage Treatment plant was officially opened by Unitywater CEO George Theo at an event attended by Director-General of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection Jon […]
(Video credit – Unity Water – Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital) [Video]Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital has joined forces with Unitywater to reduce plastic bottle waste in Australian waterways. The “Get Back to Tap” campaign encourages primary school children to drink tap water rather than water from plastic bottles in order to protect turtles from plastic pollution, […]
Property owners with water tanks are being urged to check whether they are receiving automatic top-ups from town water to ensure they’re not using more metered water than they realise. Unitywater Executive Manager Retail, Judy Bailey, said many residents would have been using tank supplies to water gardens during the recent dry spell and this […]
Unitywater has welcomed six young engineers as part of its inaugural graduate program. Fresh out of university, the civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical and environmental engineers began their induction recently as the newest employees of the region’s water supply and sewerage provider. The graduate recruitment program is a new addition to the employment and training opportunities […]
Unitywater CEO Jon Black has urged people to remain safe by avoiding flood waters and encouraged residents to ensure grates and drains connected to the sewer network on their property were cleared and unobstructed.