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  Last updated November 19, 2018 at 10:09 am


Bridget Walker is Water and Wastewater Manager for Ballina Shire Council and Thomas Lees is a Treatment Plant Process Engineer.

They are part of the team of people who work and plan to ensure the delivery of drinking water, wastewater and recycled water services to the residents and businesses within the Ballina Shire Council.

In this video, Bridget and Thomas discuss their work and why they chose to study and pursue a career in engineering.

Jennifer Bewley is a resident of Ballina Shire Council and benefits from their recycled water services.

This video along with the written material for the STELR Water in the 21st Century module were produced by Southern Cross University.

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