A new water research institute was announced by the SA state government last week. The Goyder Institute for Water Research will provide independent scientific advice on South Australa’s water system. In a state that is facing declining water availability and quality, the Goyder Institute will improve the State Government’s ability to forecast threats to water security and develop and integrated approach to watch management.
UPDATE: The Goyder Institute website is now live.
The Institute is a partnership between the State Government, CSIRO, the University of Adelaide, UniSA, Flinders University, the South Australian Research and Development Institute and the Australian Water Quality Centre of SA Water. The State Government is providing $25 million over five years which will be matched in kind by the partners.
“I am delighted to announce the Goyder Institute will be established in Adelaide, meaning we can invest further in research to develop the next generation of knowledge to guide smart water use.”
“The Goyder Institute will produce cutting-edge science to develop innovative water management strategies for the ongoing water security of all South Australians.”
Read the media release