Moerk Water is leading the way in delivering solar powered reverse osmosis solutions to Australian farmers, with another project opening in Watson Farm in Western Australia's Wheatbelt and having received outstanding feedback for our efficient services.
The Hon. Charles Abel, Member of Papua New Guinean Parliament for Alotau electorate and Minister for Planning, shared pictures of Moerk Water Solution’s portable desalination unit demonstration at East Cape PNG.
What a wonderful year we have had providing communities in the Indo-Pacific Region with fresh water. Before the year comes to an end, I am delighted to share more good news stories from Moerk Water with you.
Moerk Water has begun a collaborative project with Youth With a Mission’s medical ship to reach remote Papua New Guinea communities with medical supplies and services. We'll be researching the river water to help them find solutions for this country that is now rated as having the poorest access to clean water in the world.
We joined Ambassador Anna Prinz to celebrate our national day at her first official visit to Western Australia. During the reception at Government House, she awarded the Federal Cross of Merit to the Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany, Torsten Ketelsen.
Moerk Water's Director, Martin Brezger, has expanded our collaborative network by beginning discussions with the Indian Ocean Rim Education Network about how they can collaborate to strengthen communities in the Indian Ocean region.
Moerk's Business Development Manager, Barbara Brezger, joined government and private sector practitioners, students and academics from all over the world to discuss the future of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) at the recent WASH Futures 2016 conference in Brisbane.
All work for the Australian, Pacific and South-East Asia regions is now being conducted by our Perth branch. Our main focus here are the remote islands in the Pacific, remote communities in Australia, and farming. Here, Fred J. and Martin Brezger, Director MOERK Water Asia-Pacific, discuss much-needed water supply solutions for Indigenous communities.
Moerk assisted GIZ promoting the development and implementation of their climate change policy in Thailand by training them through a series of framework conditions in renewable energy and energy efficiency. We also gave them insights into possible technical solutions and best practice examples for selected scenarios in other regions. GIZ is working alongside the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP) in Thailand to implement long-term solutions to climate change.
Prior to the installation of their Moerk Water Solutions plants, the village of Buyu suffered daily because of a lack of safe drinking water. Their wells were becoming more and more salted. With no other alternative, they have had to use this water source. It has caused them to suffer from numerous diseases, as well as diarrhea, skin diseases and kidney problems.
"This conference comes at a vital time for the effective management of water resources in the face of population growth, lack of conservation ethos, urbanisation, industrial development, pollution of water bodies and climate change." Dr. Martin Anda, Chair - International Conference on Sustainable Water Management 2015