$1 Million in funding released for innovative water projects

Smart Water Fund

The Smart Water Fund has announced that it will make available $1 million in funding to support innovative urban water projects. The release of funding will be the Smart Water Fund's 10th round, with applications opening in mid-October.

Smart Water Fund CEO Christine Cussen said "The announcement of the next round of funding provides an excellent opportunity for Smart Water Fund to continue to invest in leading edge research and innovation on behalf of Victoria's water utilities."

This round of Funding will be open to commercial businesses, research institutions and consulting firms for projects which are able to demonstrate benefits and value to the Smart Water Fund Joint Venture partners. More specifically, the Fund will seek applications in the areas of:

  • Resource Recovery (e.g. energy or mineral recovery and opportunities in carbon
  • sequestration as a result of carbon pricing introductions)
  • Innovation in Asset Planning, Construction, Maintenance and Renewal

Visit the Smartwater Website for more details.