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Water Wednesday: What the world should know about water

The Water Research Centre in conjunction with the Australian Water Association SA Branch would like to invite you to a special Water Wednesday on Wednesday 10 July 2013, celebrating the stellar careers of Professor David Chittleborough and Professor Graeme Dandy. With the impending retirements of Professor David Chittleborough from the School of Earth & Environmental […]

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World Oceans Day June 8

Guest blog by Dr Zoë Doubleday. Dr Doubleday is a Post-doctoral Fellow in the Marine Biology Program, School of Earth & Environmental Science at The University of Adelaide. She is currently working on a number of post-doc and student related projects and has a particular interest in the utilisation of hard calcified tissues, found in […]

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WRC Water Wednesday – Optimisation of Urban Water Supply Systems: A Pipe Dream?

The Water Research Centre are proud to present the final Water Wednesday for the year, ‘Optimisation of Urban Water Supply Systems: A Pipe Dream?‘, on Wednesday 19th of September 2012. This seminar draws together three international experts who will talk about recent developments in the optimisation of urban water supply systems and prospects for further […]

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New Paper: Environmental management alternatives for rivers and wetlands

A new paper titled ‘A framework for using ant colony optimization to schedule environmental flow management alternatives for rivers, wetlands, and floodplains‘ investigates using ant colony data to assess environmental management alternatives for rivers, wetlands, and floodplains. The paper discusses the importance of these regions and the need for future management as many of these […]

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SA Branch Conference 2012 – Event

The SA Branch Conference is one of the premier knowledge-sharing events on the local water industry calendar. The conference continues to bring together members of the water industry from around the state to discuss current trends and challenges being addressed in South Australia. This year’s conference has the theme Way Out Water – Beyond the […]

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Four in 40: Managing carbon in catchments

The Water Research Centre and the Department for Environment, Water & Natural Resources (DEWNR) presents a “Four in 40” seminar on Monday 23 July at the Flinders Street Baptist Church Hall, titled “Managing carbon in catchments”. Where: Flinders Street Baptist Church Hall, 65 Flinders Street When: Monday 23 July Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm Please note: Although this […]

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Young Water Professionals Annual Forum

The Australian Water Association’s SA Branch Young Water Professionals Annual Forum will be held on Thursday 7th June 2012. The forum will examine the current state of the water sector and the political drivers guiding the industry’s future. Topics include: Water reform and the National Water Initiative Managing water resources in a changing climate Adapting […]

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Water Wednesday – ‘Making consultation more effective’

Making consultation more effective will be the subject of a free public forum at the University of Adelaide this Wednesday, 13 April. Hosted by the Water Research Centre, the ‘Water Wednesday’ forum will focus on improving community and industry engagement in natural resources management. Water Research Centre Director Associate Professor Justin Brookes says there are […]

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South Australian River Murray floods 2010-2011 breathe life back into river ecosystem! Guest Blogger Dr Anne Jensen

Guest Blogger Dr Anne Jensen gives a summary of her visit to the River Murray Floods. Guest Post by Dr Anne Jensen, Dr Anne Jensen is an environmental consultant with extensive experience in natural resources management particularly relating to water issues and the environment. She is a Consulting Scientist to the Water Research Centre of […]

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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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