Aquatic ecosystem

Stormwater and its Treatment

1.1 Stormwater and its benefits Water originating from precipitation and snow melts is called stormwater. Stormwater can either runoff and join the streams, rivers or water bodies or evaporate from the surface or it can recharge the groundwater via infiltration. Easy to capture and store, it can be a very effective alternative to the mains […]

Stormwater Treatment Train

Stormwater Treatment Train

The stormwater treatment train is the process that the stormwater has to go through to ensure that the stormwater is completely treated before entering the waterways. A stormwater treatment train essentially has three different parts: Primary Treatment Secondary Treatment Tertiary Treatment For effective treatment of stormwater, it is essential that stormwater goes through all the […]

Grease Arrestor

Why do we need Grease Arrestors?

Sydney is the home to thousands of restaurants and cafes that serve food with Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG). The wastes from these places can easily end up clogging and overloading the wastewater treatment plants. In order to prevent blockages and overflows, overloading of wastewater treatment plants and pollution of the sewer system due to […]

Biofilter - Austere Pumps

Stormwater Management and its importance

The rain that falls on the roof and land and whatever it carries with it qualifies as Stormwater. The rain that falls on the roofs is usually cleaner and referred to as rainwater. Whereas, stormwater is usually rich in soil, organic matter, litter and oil residues and it can pollute downstream waterways. However, if utilised […]

Fibre Reinforced Plastics

Fibre Reinforced Plastics

OUR FRP At AUSTERE we use the highest quality materials to construct every single system we have. At Austere we hold ourselves and our products to the highest standards, ensuring that they meet every Standard for storm water treatment systems. As we are a company that deals with protecting the environment, putting the upmost importance […]

Working towards a circular economy

Working towards a circular economy

As opposed to a linear economy, where the resource utilization and the decisions are based on financial benefits, a circular economy or green economy has a more wholistic approach. Ensuring that the resources are utilised wisely and with high efficiency, minimising the wastage. Whether it is the small decisions like utilising water wisely in our […]

TrashTag Challenge - Austere Pumps

TrashTag Challenge

We are living in an age when social media has taken over pretty much every aspect of our lives. Internet challenges like the cinnamon challenge, the ice bucket challenge etc. have been quite popular in the last few years and people have gone on to crazy heights to complete them. Amidst all these ridiculous challenges, […]