Adelaide Branch

Event Details

ATA Adelaide branch meeting - Small scale wastewater treatment.
March 21, 2016 at 6:30 pm

When: Monday 21 March 2016, 7.30pm sharp.

Where: Goodwood Community Centre (Banquet Hall), 32/34 Rosa St, Goodwood SA Goodwood Community Centre is convenient to the tram, buses and train. Enter the car park via Florence St.

Cost: ATA members $2. Non-members $5, tea, coffee and biscuits provided.


Via his company Wastewater Engineering, Philip Mercer designs treatment plants for small communities. His presentation will overview the history of water treatment in Australia, how treatment plants operate and issues related to small scale blackwater and greywater treatment. He’ll also discuss guidelines and regulations for water treatment and reuse.

Branch election

At the February meeting, the following officers of Adelaide Branch were elected:

Branch Convenor: Steve Jenkins
Treasurer: Alan Strickland
Committee Members: Cathryn Hamilton, Maxine Jones, Gael Fogarty, John Zeppel

Visit to Bolivar

There was a good response to last month’s call for expressions of interest in a tour of the Bolivar Sewage Treatment Plant. We’ll organise this for the cooler weather, probably May and put out a call then so don’t respond yet. Note this will be for currently financial ATA members only. If demand exceeds the maximum 30 places, we’ll organise a second tour.

Other events

Building with Hempcrete workshop, 23-24 April for designers, builders and owners. Includes design, codes and hands on training in building with hemp masonry and hemp lime. Click here for further details and registration.

The Adelaide Sustainable Building Network will host a talk by the workshop organiser in April and details are being finalised. Check the ASBN Facebook page here for details.


ATA meetings put people with questions in touch with people who might have answers. The Q&A session is an open discussion about sustainability topics.

Meetings are open to ATA members and non-members. They aim to be informative and interactive in helping people to learn about living and building sustainability. We look forward to seeing you.

ATA Adelaide Branch Committee & Steve Jenkins, Convenor Phone: 0418 852 234.

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