• Lower Molonglo 1978

    Where it all began...

    December 17, 2014

    It’s hard to imagine what wastewater management was like in the ACT before the Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre (LMWQCC), added much needed quality to Canberra’s treatment process back in the late 70’s.

  • Lower Molonglo 1978

    Who takes care of my wastewater?

    December 2, 2014

    What is wastewater? A bit of a silly name for something that isn’t actually wasted. All of the wastewater (or sewage) that we collect is treated and returned to the environment. How is it different to sewerage? Sewerage is the infrastructure that carries our wastewater (or sewage) from your home or work to our treatment plants.

  • ACTEW staff

    Why Icon Water?

    November 18, 2014

    Icon Water represents a business that has been trusted for 100 years to deliver a quality product that represents value to our customers and our community.

  • World Toilet Day

    Love your loo this #WorldToiletDay

    November 17, 2014

    On World Toilet Day it’s comforting to think how lucky we are in Canberra, it could be so different. It is incredible to think that more people in the world have a mobile phone than a toilet, a simple thing that we generally take for granted.

  • Emotional Brands

    The Power of Emotional Brands

    October 28, 2014

    There is something magical about brands which extend beyond the obvious. For some marketing and communication experts, brand ‘zen’ is reached when the product, good or service becomes accepted language. Years ago my parents would ask me to ‘pass the biro’ … today we don’t search but ‘Google’, while changing the meaning of tagging, posting and liking for a generation.