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21/06/2017 Unitywater helps USC students prepare for their future

Unitywater has helped University of the Sunshine Coast town planning and engineering students gain practical experience by providing data, software and real-life infrastructure scenarios as part of their course work.

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19/06/2017 Unitywater announces 2017-18 price reductions for Sunshine Coast and Noosa customers

Unitywater has released its 2017-18 prices maintaining its ongoing commitment to keep costs as low as possible for customers in the Sunshine Coast and Noosa areas.

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19/06/2017 Unitywater announces 2017-18 price reductions for Moreton Bay customers

Unitywater has released its 2017-18 prices and, for the second year in a row, bills for Moreton Bay customers are going down.

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08/06/2017 Cubs have fun planting near the new pipeline 

To help celebrate World Environment Day on 5 June, the Kawana Cub Scouts and Pipeline Drillers planted 44 local species beside the Mooloolah River for Unitywater.

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07/06/2017 New water meters this month for Sunshine Beach

During June Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Sunshine Beach.

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07/06/2017 New water meters this month for Dakabin, Kallangur, Kurwongbah and Griffin

During June Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Dakabin, Kallangur, Kurwongbah and Griffin.

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07/06/2017 New water meters this month for Eatons Hill

During June Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Eatons Hill.

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07/06/2017 New water meters this month for Kuluin, Maroochydore and Mooloolaba

During June Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Kuluin, Maroochydore and Mooloolaba.

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07/06/2017 New water meters this month for Mountain Creek, Sippy Downs and Tanawha

During June Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Mountain Creek, Sippy Downs and Tanawha.

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06/06/2017 Boil water alert removed in Petrie Unitywater and Seqwater advise residents in Petrie and Old Petrie Town that tap water used for drinking is now safe to consume. Read more
06/06/2017 Petrie residents asked to continue to boil drinking water The precautionary boil water notice from Unitywater and Seqwater remains in place today as further testing of the water continues.  Read more
05/06/2017 Petrie residents advised to boil drinking water 

Petrie and Old Petrie Town residents have been asked to boil their tap water as a precaution.

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24/05/17 Winning artwork announced for Kallangur Water Tower

The results of a community vote are in and an artwork featuring trees, plants and wildlife has been selected to adorn the Kallangur Water Tower.

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24/05/17 Unitywater supports World Environment Day Festival to go plastic-free

Unitywater and The Sunshine Coast Environment Council have joined forces once again to make the World Environment Day Festival on Sunday 4 June, a plastic-free event.

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19/05/17 Unitywater shares best practice with PNG utility Unitywater has been hailed for best practice in a graduate research project that has also highlighted the utility’s strong focus on nurturing young talent. Read more
18/05/17 Unitywater helps homeless through donation of Backpack Beds 

Unitywater has made life a little more comfortable for the region’s homeless by funding 95 ‘Backpack Beds’ across the Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Noosa regions.

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04/05/17 Unitywater helps to revegetate Peregian Beach Reserve

Unitywater worked hand-in-hand with Peregian Beach Community Association volunteers to plant 500 seedlings in the Peregian Beach Reserve today.

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01/05/17 Vote for your favourite Kallangur Water Tower artwork design

Unitywater has released three artwork designs for the Kallangur Water Tower, one of which will be painted on the tower in June.  

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20/04/17 Unitywater pitches in to support Orange Sky Laundry

Unitywater has committed $15,000 to co-fund a new Orange Sky Laundry van to service Caboolture, the Sunshine Coast and Noosa regions.  

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07/04/17 Unitywater refill stations at Australia Zoo have filled up 24,000 water bottles!

Unitywater-sponsored refill stations at Australia Zoo have filled up 23,614 water bottles with free, chilled tap water over the last three months.

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05/04/17 New water meters this month for Peregian Beach

During April Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Peregian Beach.

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05/04/17 New water meters this month for Noosa, Castaways and Peregian Beach

During April Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Noosa Heads, Castaways Beach and Peregian Beach.

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05/04/17 New water meters this month for Meridan Plains During April Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Meridan Plains. Read more
05/04/17 New water meters this month for Maroochydore

During April Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Maroochydore.

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05/04/17 New water meters this month for Kallangur

During April Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Kallangur.

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05/04/17 New water meters this month for Deception Bay

During April Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Deception Bay.

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05/04/17 New water meters this month for Dayboro

During April Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Dayboro.

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05/04/17 New water meters this month for Caloundra area During April Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Aroona, Battery Hill, Caloundra, Currimundi, Kings Beach, Little Mountain and Pelican Waters. Read more
05/04/17 New water meters this month for Arana Hills and Highvale During April Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Arana Hills and Highvale. Read more
17/03/17 Unitywater gives helping hand to local community groups

Unitywater is helping up to 1000 local children participate in an environmental education program that will teach them how to protect our waterways from rubbish and plastic waste.

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14/03/17 Unitywater gives helping hand to children with challenges

Unitywater is helping children with challenges learn water safety skills in a fun, safe and supportive environment.

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14/03/17 Unitywater gives helping hand to Caboolture kids

Unitywater is helping launch a charity program in Caboolture that will help vulnerable children build their self-esteem, improve school attendance rates and reach their full potential.

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06/03/17 New water meters this month for Bray Park During March Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Bray Park. Read more
06/03/17 New water meters this month for Scarborough During March Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Scarborough. Read more
06/03/17 New water meters this month for Caboolture and Bellara During March Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Caboolture and Bellara. Read more
06/03/17 New water meters this month for Ferny Hills and Albany Creek During March Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Ferny Hills and Albany Creek. Read more
06/03/17 New water meters this month for Cooroy During March Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Cooroy. Read more
06/03/17 New water meters this month for Bli Bli During March Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Bli Bli. Read more
01/03/17 Unitywater sponsors beach clean-up ahead of Noosa Festival of Surfing

Unitywater is supporting a beach clean-up event to keep Noosa Main Beach free from plastic waste ahead of the Noosa Festival of Surfing this week.

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16/02/17 Unitywater updates water supply network across Tewantin and Sunshine Beach

Unitywater is continuing its program of replacing selected fire hydrants and valves across the water supply network in Tewantin and Sunshine Beach until April.

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16/02/17 Unitywater provides mobile shower to support community’s homeless 

Unitywater has provided a mobile hot shower to the Maroochy Neighbourhood Centre to improve the health, dignity and quality of life of the region’s homeless.

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10/02/17 Golden Beach resident wins Unitywater bills paid for a year! 

The fourth and last winner of Unitywater’s e-billing competition will put the money she’ll save into odd jobs around her home.

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02/02/17 New water meters this month for Strathpine and Bray Park

During February Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in parts of Strathpine and Bray Park.

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02/02/17 New water meters this month for Coes Creek, Palmwoods and Woombye

During February Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in parts of Coes Creek, Palmwoods and Woombye.

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02/02/17 New water meters this month for Eatons Hill

During February Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in parts of Eatons Hill.

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02/02/17 New water meters this month for Deception Bay and Newport

During February Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in parts of Deception Bay and Newport.

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02/02/17 New water meters this month for Burpengary, Caboolture, Morayfield and Narangba

During February Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in parts of Burpengary, Caboolture, Morayfield and Narangba.

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13/01/17 Unitywater announces $74 million upgrade of Kawana Sewage Treatment Plant

Unitywater has announced an upgrade of Kawana Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) worth $73.9 million.

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04/01/17 New water meters this month for Twin Waters, Bli Bli and Pacific Paradise During January Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Twin Waters, Bli Bli and Pacific Paradise. Read more
04/01/17 New water meters this month for Rothwell and Deception Bay During January Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Rothwell and Deception Bay. Read more
04/01/17 New water meters this month for Petrie During January Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Petrie. Read more
04/01/17 New water meters this month for Noosaville and Noosa Heads During January Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Noosaville and Noosa Heads. Read more
04/01/17 New water meters this month for Caboolture During January Unitywater will be identifying and replacing water meters nearing the end of their life cycle in Morayfield, Caboolture, Upper Caboolture and Wamuran. Read more

  

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