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World Water Day – Tuesday 22 March

Today is World Water Day! This year’s theme is ‘Water for cities: Responding to the Urban Challenge‘. World Water Day is an initiative that grew from the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro. You can find out more about todays events or join the WWD 2011 social […]

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Angus Simpson awarded Premier’s Water Medal

At the South Australian Australian Water Association Awards held on November 19, Professor Angus Simpson was awarded the Premier’s Water Medal. This is a great accolade for Angus’ fantastic contribution to research , teaching and the Australian Water Industry. Director of the Water Research Centre Justin Brookes was at the awards, “The glowing account of […]

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Water Forum: Being Smarter with Less Water

The inaugural Adelaide Water Forum, a joint initiative of the Water Research Centre and SA Water, will be held on Monday 18 October, 9am-5pm, in the Attenborough Room, at The Sanctuary, Adelaide Zoo. The theme is ‘Being Smarter with Less Water’, looking at global perspectives of sustainable water management, current research and development, and opportunities […]

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Environment Institute Professors Honoured at the WIA Awards

Professors Angus Simpson and Graeme Dandy were honoured with the Chairman’s Award at the #WIA awards last week. The Water Industry Alliance awards held every year recognise leaders in the South Australian water industry. This year the Chairman’s Award went to Professor Angus Simpson and Professor Graeme Dandy from the Water Research Centre in recognition […]

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Key Murray-Darling water sites identified.

This week the Murray-Darling Basin Authority identified the key wetlands and ecosystems which will be made a priority for water. Identification of these key environmental assets in the Murray-Darling Basin forms part of a new basin-wide plan to manage sustainably the surface and groundwater resources in the basin. “The Authority would use the environmental water […]

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CLLAMMecology – Food webs in the Coorong

A/Professor Justin Brookes, Director of the Water Research Centre at the University of Adelaide presented a final report from a team who worked on Sustaining Food Webs within the Coorong at the final technical briefing of CLLAMMecology on 21 July 2009 . You can also watch a Slidecast video presentation Written by The Environment Institute, […]

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