Automatic waterway cleaning solution

The hydro and solar-Powered SPARC unit

Source: Port of Brisbane

A Solar Powered Automatic River Cleaner (SPARC) trial at the Port of Brisbane has been accepted into the IAPH World Ports Sustainability Program’s Sustainability Awards.

The project led by the Port of Brisbane’s not-for-profit environmental partner Ocean Crusaders seeks to develop a safer and more sustainable way to collect rubbish from the Brisbane River and prevent it from travelling into Moreton Bay – an area of high ecological significance.

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