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EDITOR It has been a busy couple of months with many conferences on the go and more to come. At my seventh Ozwater, it was good to catch up with some old friends and find out what’s happening in the water industry. During the Melbourne event in May, the AWA announced its plans for a Sustainable Water Alliance. The alliance aims to give the water industry a stronger voice with government and the community at large in order to influence policy and achieve a sustainable water future for Australia. AWA is seeking interest from like-minded organisations to help with the alliance’s approach to unite the water industry and engage the community and government nationally with its key priorities. Also in Melbourne, the Solar Energy event was surrounded by a lot of vibe about the latest in battery storage technology. I recently caught up with Sunwiz’s MD to talk about the progress of solar for commercial premises — read the full details on page 8. The Sydney Markets was another one of my destinations in May. Here I

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