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Student Projects

WaterRA current research projects are represented across these ten research areas.


Customers

1. Customer & Community Engagement & Perceptions

Utility Agility

2. IT Capability & data Analysis

Assets / Technology / Data

3. Managing Contamination in Water

4. Managing Source Water

5. Resource Recovery & Reuse

6. Operational (Service) Risk reduction & Productivity

Livability

7. Sustainable Management of Environmental Impacts

8. IWM & WSUD

External Business Environment

9. Climate Change

10. Economic Regulation, Frameworks and Productivity




#4945-19 Remediation of PFAS in biosolids

Program: PhD
Leader: Ekaterina Selezneva
Organizations
  • RMIT University
  • University of Newcastle
  • South East Water
  • Melbourne Water
  • Hunter Water
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Status: In Progress

#4542-18 Mitigating methane emissions from sludge drying lagoons

Program: PhD
Leader: Sarah Aucote
Organizations
  • SA Water
  • Melbourne Water
  • Hunter Water
  • The University of Queensland
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Status: In Development

#4540-19 Beneficial reuse of sludge from water treatment processes

Program: PhD
Leader: Minh Duc Nguyen
Organizations
  • Barwon Water
  • Deakin University
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Status: In Progress

#4539-19 Investigating community attitudes to alternative water sources

Program: PhD
Leader: Christina Semasingha
Organizations
  • Barwon Water
  • Deakin University
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Status: In Progress

#4537-18 Environmental fate & ecological impact of surface water derived PFAS substances

Program: PhD
Leader: Drew Szabo
Organizations
  • Melbourne Water
  • University of Melbourne
  • RMIT University
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Status: In Progress

#4536-18 NOM monitoring and characterisation in the Nepean

Program: PhD
Leader: Anthony Agostino
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Sydney Water
  • Water NSW
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Status: In Progress

#4535-17 Monochloramine management toolbox

Program: PhD
Leader: Sharif Hossain
Organizations
  • SA Water
  • University of South Australia
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Status: In Progress

#4534-17 Implementation of WSUD approaches to manage stormwater quality & quantity in existing developments

Program: PhD
Leader: Samira Rashetnia
Organizations
  • Melbourne Water
  • Victoria University
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Status: In Progress

#4533-17 Understanding the biofilm ecology of Legionella in drinking water distribution systems

Program: PhD
Leader: Casey Huang
Organizations
  • The University of Queensland

Status: In Progress

#4532-17 An optimal asset renewal decision support model

Program: PhD
Leader: Neda Gorjian Jolfaei
Organizations
  • SA Water
  • University of Adelaide
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Status: In Progress
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#4531-17 High rate treatment of wastewater with immobilised algae

Program: PhD
Leader: Matthew Kube
Organizations
  • South East Water
  • Goulburn Valley Water
  • RMIT University
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Status: In Progress
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#4530-17 Diversity profiling of Australian animal and humans as a form of microbial source tracking

Program: PhD
Leader: Christian O'Dea
Organizations
  • Seqwater
  • University of the Sunshine Coast
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Status: In Progress

#4529-17 Removal of pharmaceuticals and illicit drugs in wastewater treatment

Program: PhD
Leader: Luis Restrepo
Organizations
  • Water Corporation
  • Curtin University of Technology
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Status: In Progress
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#4527-17 Fate, behaviour and ecological impact of biosolids derived fluorinated surfactants

Program: PhD
Leader: Damien Moodie
Organizations
  • Melbourne Water
  • RMIT University
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Status: In Progress
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#4526-17 Microcystis blooms - insights from genomics and metagenomics

Program: PhD
Leader: Caitlin Romanis
Organizations
  • University of Newcastle
  • University of Melbourne
  • Melbourne Water
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Status: In Progress
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#4525-16 Assessing the impact of wastewater-derived PFCs on aquatic ecosystems

Program: PhD
Leader: Timothy Coggan
Organizations
  • RMIT University
  • University of Melbourne
  • Melbourne Water
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Status: In Progress
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#4524-16 Design of water systems under climate uncertainty

Program: PhD
Leader: Cameron McPhail
Organizations
  • SA Water
  • University of Adelaide
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Status: In Progress
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#4523-16 Optimising coagulant and PAC dose control during cyanobacteria blooms

Program: PhD
Leader: Florence Choo
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney

Status: Completed
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#4522-16 Optimisation of granular sludge for energy efficient wastewater treatment and reuse

Program: PhD
Leader: Ben Thwaites
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney
  • SA Water
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Status: In Progress
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#4521-16 Development and evaluation of molecular techniques for monitoring aquatic macroinvertebrates in freshwater systems

Program: PhD
Leader: Eddie Tsyrlin
Organizations
  • Melbourne Water
  • University of Melbourne
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Status: In Progress
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#4520-17 Metabolomics applications to advance pathogen detection and viability assessment in water

Program: PhD
Leader: Vijay Dhamale
Organizations
  • CSIRO
  • Swinburne University of Technology
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Status: In Progress

#4519-15 Detection of enteric viruses in environmental matrices

Program: PhD
Leader: Jennifer Lun
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Melbourne Water
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Status: Completed
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#4518-15 Distributed water in swimming pools: minimising health risks

Program: PhD
Leader: Rhys Carter
Organizations
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • ChemCentre
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Status: In Progress
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#4517-15 Evaluating the use of microbial source-tracking markers in QMRA

Program: PhD
Leader: Sonya Kozak
Organizations
  • Griffith University
  • Healthy Waterways
  • Seqwater
  • CSIRO
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Status: In Progress
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#4516-15 Fluorescence characterisation of cyanobacteria

Program: PhD
Leader: Sara Imran Khan
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney

Status: In Progress
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#4515-15 Optimising anaerobic lagoons for improved energy production from waste

Program: PhD
Leader: Peter Wardrop
Organizations
  • Melbourne Water
  • The University of Queensland
  • University of Melbourne
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Status: In Progress
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#4513-15 Role of DOM photosensitization in the photolysis of antibiotics and antibiotic-resistant genes

Program: PhD
Leader: Xi-Zhi Niu
Organizations
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • ChemCentre
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Status: In Progress
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#4512-15 Oxidation treatment for antibiotics and ARG's removal

Program: PhD
Leader: Maolida Nihemaiti
Organizations
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
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Status: Completed
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#4510-15 DBP's: Significance of Phytoplankton in formation and speciation

Program: PhD
Leader: Adam Tomlinson
Organizations
  • University of Adelaide
  • SA Water
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Status: Completed
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#4509-14 Use of MT-PCR in an operational environment to assess the toxicity of algal blooms in Victorian waters

Program: PhD
Leader: Nijoy John
Organizations
  • University of Melbourne
  • Melbourne Water
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Status: In Progress
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#4508-14 Particle protection of pathogens from disinfection

Program: PhD
Leader: Charndeep Singh Chahal
Organizations
  • SA Water
  • Melbourne Water
  • Flinders University
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Status: In Progress
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#4507-14 Optimising algal floc structure for more efficient separation

Program: PhD
Leader: Andrea Gonzalez
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney

Status: Completed
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#4506-14 Passive sampling for chlorinated organophosphorus flame retardants in Australian surface waters

Program: PhD
Leader: Christine Close
Organizations
  • RMIT University

Status: In Progress
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#4505-14 Improving modelling and prediction of removal of micropollutants during wastewater treatment

Program: PhD
Leader: Yufei Wang
Organizations
  • RMIT University
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Melbourne Water
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Status: Completed
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#4504-13 Informing infrastructure planning processes for Integrated Urban Water Management projects

Program: PhD
Leader: Casey Furlong
Organizations
  • RMIT University
  • Melbourne Water
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Status: Completed
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#4503-13 Reducing the risk of spontaneous combustion of stockpiles of biosolids

Program: PhD
Leader: Rachael Aganetti
Organizations
  • Victoria University
  • Melbourne Water
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Status: Completed
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#4502-13 Chloramine speciation in drinking waters: impacts on disinfection by-product formation

Program: PhD
Leader: Zuo Tong How
Organizations
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
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Status: Completed
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#4501-14 The implementation of dry stacking operating methods in wastewater treatment evaporation pans

Program: PhD
Leader: Sri harini Chellappan
Organizations
  • University of Melbourne
  • Melbourne Water
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Status: Completed
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#4113 Modelling pathogen health risks associated with stormwater reuse

Program: Honours
Leader: Dean Mensinga
Organizations
  • Seqwater
  • Griffith University
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Status: In Progress

#4111-17 Smart monitoring for microbial risk assessment

Program: Honours
Leader: Sarah Aucote
Organizations
  • SA Water
  • Flinders University
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Status: Completed
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#4110-17 Delineating the effects of recycled wastewater in estuarine systems

Program: Honours
Leader: David Workman
Organizations
  • University of Newcastle
  • Hunter Water
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Status: Completed
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#4109-15 Investigating bioaccumulation of chemical pollutants adsorbed to Microplastics in the terrestrial environment

Program: Honours
Organizations
  • RMIT University

Status: Completed

#4108-15 Dominant nutrient sources of intertidal ecosystems using stable isotopes of Carbon (12C:13C) and Nitrogen (14N:15N)

Program: Honours
Leader: Angus Fanning
Organizations
  • University of Newcastle
  • Hunter Water
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Status: Completed
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#4107-15 Characterising hydrophobic soils

Program: Honours
Leader: Luke Kitchens
Organizations
  • ChemCentre
  • Murdoch University
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Status: Completed
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#4106-14 Nutrient sources of Tilligerry Creek estuary, NSW, using stable isotope analysis

Program: Honours
Leader: Daniel Kousbroek
Organizations
  • University of Newcastle
  • Hunter Water
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Status: Completed
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#4105-14 Nutrient sources of Tilligerry Creek estuary, NSW, using stable isotope analysis

Program: Honours
Leader: Richard Connor
Organizations
  • University of Newcastle
  • Hunter Water
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Status: Completed
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#4104-14 Olfactory GC analysis of taste and odour compounds

Program: Honours
Leader: Lily Liu
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney
  • GWM Water
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Status: Completed
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#4103-16 Detection of radionuclides from radiation medical treatments within South Australia's wastewater

Program: Honours
Leader: Samantha Pandelus
Organizations
  • EPA (SA)
  • Flinders University
  • SA Water
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Status: Completed
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#4102-13 Rapid tools for Cryptosporidium infectivity assessment and species identification

Program: Honours
Leader: Anna Wilson
Organizations
  • SA Water
  • Flinders University
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Status: Completed
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#4101-13 Role of wastewater derived organic matter for the fate and toxicity of engineered nanomaterials

Program: Honours
Leader: Elissa O'Malley
Organizations
  • The University of Queensland
  • National Measurement Institute
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Status: Completed
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#4060-13 Reticulation Taste and Odour

Program: Masters
Leader: Tara Callingham
Organizations
  • Goulburn Valley Water
  • RMIT University
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Status: Completed
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#4057-12 Versatile, portable FIA systems for pesticide analysis

Program: PhD
Leader: Ana Martins
Organizations
  • RMIT University
  • Melbourne Water
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Status: Completed
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#4056-12 MIPs for use in FIA systems for pesticide analysis

Program: PhD
Leader: sally harrison
Organizations
  • Melbourne Water
  • RMIT University
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Status: Completed
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#4055-12 Investigation of endocrine disruption in Australian aquatic environments

Program: PhD
Organizations
  • Griffith University
  • Seqwater
  • Sydney Water
  • Melbourne Water
  • Department of Water (WA)
  • DERM (QLD)
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Status: Completed
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#4054-12 Advanced oxidation technology for enabling reverse osmosis concentrate reuse

Program: PhD
Leader: Muhammad Umar
Organizations
  • RMIT University
  • City West Water
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Status: Completed
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#4053-12 Legal barriers to wastewater management and recycling

Program: PhD
Organizations
  • TasWater

Status: Completed
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#4052-11 The influence of organic matter molecular weight on DBP formation

Program: Honours
Leader: Sophie Day
Organizations
  • The University of Queensland
  • Seqwater
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Status: Completed
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#4051-11 CSG Fraccing chemicals toxicity assessment

Program: Honours
Leader: Madeleine Payne
Organizations
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland Health
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Status: Completed
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#4050-11 Characterisation of a novel toxin from Anabaena circinalis

Program: Honours
Leader: Stef Sotora
Organizations
  • SA Water
  • Australian Water Quality Centre
  • Flinders University
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Status: Completed
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#4049-11 Regulation of cylindrospermopsin production

Program: Honours
Leader: Melissa Rapadas
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Sydney Water
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Status: Completed
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#4047D-11 Fugitive emissions from sludge lagoons

Program: Summer
Leader: Mitchell Lawlor-O'Neill
Organizations
  • University of Newcastle
  • Hunter Water
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Status: Completed
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#4047C-11 Pathogen release fron STP's during a flood event

Program: Summer
Leader: Stephanie Garrick
Organizations
  • University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland Health
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Status: Completed
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#4047B-11 Rainwater harvesting systems in arid Australia

Program: Summer
Leader: Chris Smithies
Organizations
  • Centre for Appropriate Technology

Status: Completed
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#4047A-11 The effect of nitrogen on cylindrospermopsin production

Program: Summer
Leader: Melissa Rapadas
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Sydney Water
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Status: Completed
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#4043-11 Secondary impacts of water quality on health hardware in NT

Program: Honours
Organizations
  • Power & Water Corporation
  • Flinders University
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Status: Completed

#4041-11 Limnothrixin: Chemical characterisation of a novel cyanobacterial toxin

Program: PhD
Leader: Paul Whan
Organizations
  • University of Adelaide
  • Australian Water Quality Centre
  • SA Water
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Status: Completed
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#4040-11 Comparison and development of advanced techniques for organic matter characterisation in water and wastewater

Program: PhD
Leader: Emma Plant
Organizations
  • University of Adelaide
  • Australian Water Quality Centre
  • University of Western Australia
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Status: Completed
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#4039-11 Monitoring organic matter in drinking water systems using fluorescence spectroscopy

Program: PhD
Leader: Yulia Shutova
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Melbourne Water
  • Hunter Water
  • Seqwater
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Status: Completed
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#4038-11 Impact of hazardous events on MBR treatment performance

Program: PhD
Leader: Trang Trinh
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney

Status: Completed
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#4037-11 Regulated and emerging disinfection by-products in drinking water: occurrence and precursor removal strategies

Program: PhD
Leader: Kalinda Watson
Organizations
  • Griffith University
  • SEQ Water Grid Manager
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Status: Completed
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#4036-11 New methods for monitoring pesticides in catchments

Program: Honours
Leader: Ana Maria Martins
Organizations
  • RMIT University
  • Melbourne Water
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Status: Completed
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#4035-11 Nutrient degradation in Aldinga aquifer

Program: Honours
Leader: Kimberly Sieburn
Organizations
  • SA Water
  • Flinders University
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Status: Completed
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#4034-11 PCR Markers for Cryptosporidium oocyst infectivity and genotype

Program: Honours
Leader: Michael Webber
Organizations
  • Australian Water Quality Centre
  • Flinders University
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Status: Completed
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#4033K Peak Phosphorous and how we treat our wastewater streams

Program: Summer
Leader: Emily Hyde
Organizations
  • University of Newcastle
  • Hunter Water
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Status: Completed
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#4033J Analysis of compounds in brine solids from groundwater desalination

Program: Summer
Organizations
  • Victoria University
  • GWM Water
  • CSIRO
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Status: Completed
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#4033I Non-invasive techniques to detect biofilms in distribution systems

Program: Summer
Leader: Stef Sotora
Organizations
  • GWM Water
  • SA Water
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Status: Completed
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#4033H Novel toxic effects of Anabaena

Program: Summer
Leader: Kimberly Sieburn
Organizations
  • Australian Water Quality Centre

Status: Completed
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#4033F Genetic markers for Cryptosporidium oocysts

Program: Summer
Leader: Michael Webber
Organizations
  • Australian Water Quality Centre

Status: Completed
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#4033E Oxidation of saline secondary effluent

Program: Summer
Organizations
  • RMIT University
  • City West Water
  • Melbourne Water
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Status: Completed
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#4033D Holding times for TDS and TSS in water matrices

Program: Summer
Leader: Nurshadrina Akabar
Organizations
  • National Measurement Institute
  • Curtin University of Technology
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Status: Completed
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#4033C Remediation of arsenic contaminated drinking water with nano-particles

Program: Summer
Organizations
  • ChemCentre

Status: Completed
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#4033B Acrylamide and acrylonitrile in recycled water for groundwater recharge

Program: Summer
Organizations
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
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Status: Completed
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#4033A Optimising flocculation of algal cells

Program: Summer
Leader: Joshua Putnam
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney

Status: Completed
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#4030-10 Physico-chemical controls on growth and toxicity of Microcystis and Anabaena in water supply reservoirs

Program: PhD
Leader: Anna Yeung
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Water NSW
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Status: Completed
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#4029-10 Health risk assessment of pathogens in stormwater harvested for reuse

Program: PhD
Leader: Jane Louise Lampard
Organizations
  • Griffith University
  • Centre for Water Sensitive Cities
  • University of the Sunshine Coast
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Status: In Progress
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#4026-10 Aquatic passive sampler technologies for pharmaceuticals and water pollutants

Program: PhD
Leader: Sarit Kaserzon
Organizations
  • The University of Queensland

Status: Completed

#4025-10 Optimising DAF for algae removal by bubble modification

Program: PhD
Organizations
  • UNSW Sydney
  • United Water International Pty Ltd
  • SA Water
  • Melbourne Water
  • Seqwater
  • Cranfield University
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Status: Completed
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#4024-10 N-nitrosamine formation in secondary wastewaters and their removal by AOP

Program: PhD
Organizations
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
  • GHD
  • EAWAG
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Status: Completed
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#4022-10 Effects of cylindrospermopsin on mouse stem cells

Program: Honours
Organizations
  • Flinders University

Status: Completed

#4021-10 Maintaining disinfectant residual in distribution systems

Program: Honours
Organizations
  • Curtin University of Technology

Status: Completed

#4017 Assessment for pathogens and organic contaminants in biosolids

Program: CRC WQT
Leader: Kate Langdon
Organizations
  • University of Adelaide
  • CSIRO
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Status: Completed
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#4015 Pathogens in biosolids

Program: CRC WQT
Leader: Karen Schwarz
Organizations
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • CSIRO
  • Water Corporation
  • Department of Health & Human Services (Vic)
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Status: In Progress

#4013T Effects of cylindrospermopsin on aspects of human reproduction

Program: CRC WQT
Leader: Dina Zebian
Organizations
  • Flinders University
  • SA Water
  • Australian Water Quality Centre
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Status: In Progress
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#4013S Radioactive residues associated with water treatment, use and disposal in Australia

Program: CRC WQT
Leader: Ross Kleinschmidt
Organizations
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland Health
  • Queensland University of Technology
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Status: In Progress

#4013R The effect of salinity and turbidity in freshwater ecosystems

Program: CRC WQT
Leader: Jason Dunlop
Organizations
  • Griffith University
  • DERM (QLD)
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Status: In Progress

#4013Q Assessing the effectiveness of catchment management to improve drinking water quality

Program: CRC WQT
Leader: Hanna Driessen
Organizations
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
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Status: In Progress

#4013P Effectiveness of catchment management-quantative approach

Program: CRC WQT
Organizations
  • RMIT University
  • Melbourne Water
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Status: Completed

#4013L Biodegradation of triclosan in the wastewater environment

Program: CRC WQT
Organizations
  • SA Water
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Status: In Progress
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#4013J Characterisation and treatability of NOM in groundwaters used for drinking water

Program: CRC WQT
Organizations
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
  • University of Western Australia
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Status: In Progress
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#4013I A universal calibration system for on-line analysis of drinking water

Program: CRC WQT
Status: In Progress

#4013H Decomposition of triclosan from wastewater for drinking source

Program: CRC WQT
Organizations

Status: Completed

#4013G Decision support system to maintain water quality

Program: CRC WQT
Organizations
  • University of Adelaide
  • Yarra Valley Water
  • United Water International Pty Ltd
  • South East Water
  • Sydney Water
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Status: In Progress

#4013F Portable instruments to measure pesticides in water

Program: CRC WQT
Organizations
  • RMIT University

Status: Completed

#4013E Stable isotopes for the characterisation of NOM

Program: CRC WQT
Organizations
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
  • University of Western Australia
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Status: In Progress

#4013D Characterisation of NOM in groundwaters

Program: CRC WQT
Organizations
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
  • KBR
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Status: Completed

#4013C Water use, perceptions, attitudes and values in Gosford

Program: CRC WQT
Organizations
  • University of Technology, Sydney
  • NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change & Water
  • Gosford City Council
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Status: In Progress

#4013B Hydrodynamics and biogeochemistry in Myponga Reservoir

Program: CRC WQT
Organizations
  • University of Adelaide

Status: Completed

#4013A Permeable pavements with underlying storage

Program: CRC WQT
Leader: Baden Myers
Organizations

Status: Completed

#4009-09 Benzotriazoles and Benzothiazoles in wastewater and drinking water sources

Program: PhD
Leader: Clara Loi
Organizations
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
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Status: In Progress
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#4047E-11 Improved measurement and detection of oxyanions in drinking and recycled water

Program: Summer
Organizations
  • National Measurement Institute
  • Water Corporation
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Status: Completed
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Project # Project Name Program Key Issues Student Organisations Status
4945-19 Remediation of PFAS in biosolids PhD
Ekaterina Selezneva
  • RMIT University
  • University of Newcastle
  • South East Water
  • Melbourne Water
  • Hunter Water
Show all (5)
In Progress
4542-18 Mitigating methane emissions from sludge drying lagoons PhD
Sarah Aucote
  • SA Water
  • Melbourne Water
  • Hunter Water
  • The University of Queensland
Show all (4)
In Development
4540-19 Beneficial reuse of sludge from water treatment processes PhD
Minh Duc Nguyen
  • Barwon Water
  • Deakin University
Show all (2)
In Progress
4539-19 Investigating community attitudes to alternative water sources PhD
Christina Semasingha
  • Barwon Water
  • Deakin University
Show all (2)
In Progress
4537-18 Environmental fate & ecological impact of surface water derived PFAS substances PhD
Drew Szabo
  • Melbourne Water
  • University of Melbourne
  • RMIT University
Show all (3)
In Progress
4536-18 NOM monitoring and characterisation in the Nepean PhD
Anthony Agostino
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Sydney Water
  • Water NSW
Show all (3)
In Progress
4535-17 Monochloramine management toolbox PhD
Sharif Hossain
  • SA Water
  • University of South Australia
Show all (2)
In Progress
4534-17 Implementation of WSUD approaches to manage stormwater quality & quantity in existing developments PhD
Samira Rashetnia
  • Melbourne Water
  • Victoria University
Show all (2)
In Progress
4533-17 Understanding the biofilm ecology of Legionella in drinking water distribution systems PhD
Casey Huang
  • The University of Queensland
In Progress
4532-17 An optimal asset renewal decision support model PhD Show Issues Neda Gorjian Jolfaei
  • SA Water
  • University of Adelaide
Show all (2)
In Progress
4531-17 High rate treatment of wastewater with immobilised algae PhD Show Issues Matthew Kube
  • South East Water
  • Goulburn Valley Water
  • RMIT University
Show all (3)
In Progress
4530-17 Diversity profiling of Australian animal and humans as a form of microbial source tracking PhD
Christian O'Dea
  • Seqwater
  • University of the Sunshine Coast
Show all (2)
In Progress
4529-17 Removal of pharmaceuticals and illicit drugs in wastewater treatment PhD Show Issues Luis Restrepo
  • Water Corporation
  • Curtin University of Technology
Show all (2)
In Progress
4527-17 Fate, behaviour and ecological impact of biosolids derived fluorinated surfactants PhD Show Issues Damien Moodie
  • Melbourne Water
  • RMIT University
Show all (2)
In Progress
4526-17 Microcystis blooms - insights from genomics and metagenomics PhD Show Issues Caitlin Romanis
  • University of Newcastle
  • University of Melbourne
  • Melbourne Water
Show all (3)
In Progress
4525-16 Assessing the impact of wastewater-derived PFCs on aquatic ecosystems PhD Show Issues Timothy Coggan
  • RMIT University
  • University of Melbourne
  • Melbourne Water
Show all (3)
In Progress
4524-16 Design of water systems under climate uncertainty PhD Show Issues Cameron McPhail
  • SA Water
  • University of Adelaide
Show all (2)
In Progress
4523-16 Optimising coagulant and PAC dose control during cyanobacteria blooms PhD Show Issues Florence Choo
  • UNSW Sydney
Completed
4522-16 Optimisation of granular sludge for energy efficient wastewater treatment and reuse PhD Show Issues Ben Thwaites
  • UNSW Sydney
  • SA Water
Show all (2)
In Progress
4521-16 Development and evaluation of molecular techniques for monitoring aquatic macroinvertebrates in freshwater systems PhD Show Issues Eddie Tsyrlin
  • Melbourne Water
  • University of Melbourne
Show all (2)
In Progress
4520-17 Metabolomics applications to advance pathogen detection and viability assessment in water PhD
Vijay Dhamale
  • CSIRO
  • Swinburne University of Technology
Show all (2)
In Progress
4519-15 Detection of enteric viruses in environmental matrices PhD Show Issues Jennifer Lun
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Melbourne Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4518-15 Distributed water in swimming pools: minimising health risks PhD Show Issues Rhys Carter
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • ChemCentre
Show all (2)
In Progress
4517-15 Evaluating the use of microbial source-tracking markers in QMRA PhD Show Issues Sonya Kozak
  • Griffith University
  • Healthy Waterways
  • Seqwater
  • CSIRO
Show all (4)
In Progress
4516-15 Fluorescence characterisation of cyanobacteria PhD Show Issues Sara Imran Khan
  • UNSW Sydney
In Progress
4515-15 Optimising anaerobic lagoons for improved energy production from waste PhD Show Issues Peter Wardrop
  • Melbourne Water
  • The University of Queensland
  • University of Melbourne
Show all (3)
In Progress
4513-15 Role of DOM photosensitization in the photolysis of antibiotics and antibiotic-resistant genes PhD Show Issues Xi-Zhi Niu
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • ChemCentre
Show all (2)
In Progress
4512-15 Oxidation treatment for antibiotics and ARG's removal PhD Show Issues Maolida Nihemaiti
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
Show all (2)
Completed
4510-15 DBP's: Significance of Phytoplankton in formation and speciation PhD Show Issues Adam Tomlinson
  • University of Adelaide
  • SA Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4509-14 Use of MT-PCR in an operational environment to assess the toxicity of algal blooms in Victorian waters PhD Show Issues Nijoy John
  • University of Melbourne
  • Melbourne Water
Show all (2)
In Progress
4508-14 Particle protection of pathogens from disinfection PhD Show Issues Charndeep Singh Chahal
  • SA Water
  • Melbourne Water
  • Flinders University
Show all (3)
In Progress
4507-14 Optimising algal floc structure for more efficient separation PhD Show Issues Andrea Gonzalez
  • UNSW Sydney
Completed
4506-14 Passive sampling for chlorinated organophosphorus flame retardants in Australian surface waters PhD Show Issues Christine Close
  • RMIT University
In Progress
4505-14 Improving modelling and prediction of removal of micropollutants during wastewater treatment PhD Show Issues Yufei Wang
  • RMIT University
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Melbourne Water
Show all (3)
Completed
4504-13 Informing infrastructure planning processes for Integrated Urban Water Management projects PhD Show Issues Casey Furlong
  • RMIT University
  • Melbourne Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4503-13 Reducing the risk of spontaneous combustion of stockpiles of biosolids PhD Show Issues Rachael Aganetti
  • Victoria University
  • Melbourne Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4502-13 Chloramine speciation in drinking waters: impacts on disinfection by-product formation PhD Show Issues Zuo Tong How
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
Show all (2)
Completed
4501-14 The implementation of dry stacking operating methods in wastewater treatment evaporation pans PhD Show Issues Sri harini Chellappan
  • University of Melbourne
  • Melbourne Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4113 Modelling pathogen health risks associated with stormwater reuse Honours
Dean Mensinga
  • Seqwater
  • Griffith University
Show all (2)
In Progress
4111-17 Smart monitoring for microbial risk assessment Honours Show Issues Sarah Aucote
  • SA Water
  • Flinders University
Show all (2)
Completed
4110-17 Delineating the effects of recycled wastewater in estuarine systems Honours Show Issues David Workman
  • University of Newcastle
  • Hunter Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4109-15 Investigating bioaccumulation of chemical pollutants adsorbed to Microplastics in the terrestrial environment Honours

  • RMIT University
Completed
4108-15 Dominant nutrient sources of intertidal ecosystems using stable isotopes of Carbon (12C:13C) and Nitrogen (14N:15N) Honours Show Issues Angus Fanning
  • University of Newcastle
  • Hunter Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4107-15 Characterising hydrophobic soils Honours Show Issues Luke Kitchens
  • ChemCentre
  • Murdoch University
Show all (2)
Completed
4106-14 Nutrient sources of Tilligerry Creek estuary, NSW, using stable isotope analysis Honours Show Issues Daniel Kousbroek
  • University of Newcastle
  • Hunter Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4105-14 Nutrient sources of Tilligerry Creek estuary, NSW, using stable isotope analysis Honours Show Issues Richard Connor
  • University of Newcastle
  • Hunter Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4104-14 Olfactory GC analysis of taste and odour compounds Honours Show Issues Lily Liu
  • UNSW Sydney
  • GWM Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4103-16 Detection of radionuclides from radiation medical treatments within South Australia's wastewater Honours Show Issues Samantha Pandelus
  • EPA (SA)
  • Flinders University
  • SA Water
Show all (3)
Completed
4102-13 Rapid tools for Cryptosporidium infectivity assessment and species identification Honours Show Issues Anna Wilson
  • SA Water
  • Flinders University
Show all (2)
Completed
4101-13 Role of wastewater derived organic matter for the fate and toxicity of engineered nanomaterials Honours Show Issues Elissa O'Malley
  • The University of Queensland
  • National Measurement Institute
Show all (2)
Completed
4060-13 Reticulation Taste and Odour Masters Show Issues Tara Callingham
  • Goulburn Valley Water
  • RMIT University
Show all (2)
Completed
4057-12 Versatile, portable FIA systems for pesticide analysis PhD Show Issues Ana Martins
  • RMIT University
  • Melbourne Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4056-12 MIPs for use in FIA systems for pesticide analysis PhD Show Issues sally harrison
  • Melbourne Water
  • RMIT University
Show all (2)
Completed
4055-12 Investigation of endocrine disruption in Australian aquatic environments PhD Show Issues
  • Griffith University
  • Seqwater
  • Sydney Water
  • Melbourne Water
  • Department of Water (WA)
  • DERM (QLD)
Show all (6)
Completed
4054-12 Advanced oxidation technology for enabling reverse osmosis concentrate reuse PhD Show Issues Muhammad Umar
  • RMIT University
  • City West Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4053-12 Legal barriers to wastewater management and recycling PhD Show Issues
  • TasWater
Completed
4052-11 The influence of organic matter molecular weight on DBP formation Honours Show Issues Sophie Day
  • The University of Queensland
  • Seqwater
Show all (2)
Completed
4051-11 CSG Fraccing chemicals toxicity assessment Honours Show Issues Madeleine Payne
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland Health
Show all (2)
Completed
4050-11 Characterisation of a novel toxin from Anabaena circinalis Honours Show Issues Stef Sotora
  • SA Water
  • Australian Water Quality Centre
  • Flinders University
Show all (3)
Completed
4049-11 Regulation of cylindrospermopsin production Honours Show Issues Melissa Rapadas
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Sydney Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4047D-11 Fugitive emissions from sludge lagoons Summer Show Issues Mitchell Lawlor-O'Neill
  • University of Newcastle
  • Hunter Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4047C-11 Pathogen release fron STP's during a flood event Summer Show Issues Stephanie Garrick
  • University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland Health
Show all (3)
Completed
4047B-11 Rainwater harvesting systems in arid Australia Summer Show Issues Chris Smithies
  • Centre for Appropriate Technology
Completed
4047A-11 The effect of nitrogen on cylindrospermopsin production Summer Show Issues Melissa Rapadas
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Sydney Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4043-11 Secondary impacts of water quality on health hardware in NT Honours

  • Power & Water Corporation
  • Flinders University
Show all (2)
Completed
4041-11 Limnothrixin: Chemical characterisation of a novel cyanobacterial toxin PhD Show Issues Paul Whan
  • University of Adelaide
  • Australian Water Quality Centre
  • SA Water
Show all (3)
Completed
4040-11 Comparison and development of advanced techniques for organic matter characterisation in water and wastewater PhD Show Issues Emma Plant
  • University of Adelaide
  • Australian Water Quality Centre
  • University of Western Australia
Show all (3)
Completed
4039-11 Monitoring organic matter in drinking water systems using fluorescence spectroscopy PhD Show Issues Yulia Shutova
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Melbourne Water
  • Hunter Water
  • Seqwater
Show all (4)
Completed
4038-11 Impact of hazardous events on MBR treatment performance PhD Show Issues Trang Trinh
  • UNSW Sydney
Completed
4037-11 Regulated and emerging disinfection by-products in drinking water: occurrence and precursor removal strategies PhD Show Issues Kalinda Watson
  • Griffith University
  • SEQ Water Grid Manager
Show all (2)
Completed
4036-11 New methods for monitoring pesticides in catchments Honours Show Issues Ana Maria Martins
  • RMIT University
  • Melbourne Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4035-11 Nutrient degradation in Aldinga aquifer Honours Show Issues Kimberly Sieburn
  • SA Water
  • Flinders University
Show all (2)
Completed
4034-11 PCR Markers for Cryptosporidium oocyst infectivity and genotype Honours Show Issues Michael Webber
  • Australian Water Quality Centre
  • Flinders University
Show all (2)
Completed
4033K Peak Phosphorous and how we treat our wastewater streams Summer Show Issues Emily Hyde
  • University of Newcastle
  • Hunter Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4033J Analysis of compounds in brine solids from groundwater desalination Summer Show Issues
  • Victoria University
  • GWM Water
  • CSIRO
Show all (3)
Completed
4033I Non-invasive techniques to detect biofilms in distribution systems Summer Show Issues Stef Sotora
  • GWM Water
  • SA Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4033H Novel toxic effects of Anabaena Summer Show Issues Kimberly Sieburn
  • Australian Water Quality Centre
Completed
4033F Genetic markers for Cryptosporidium oocysts Summer Show Issues Michael Webber
  • Australian Water Quality Centre
Completed
4033E Oxidation of saline secondary effluent Summer Show Issues
  • RMIT University
  • City West Water
  • Melbourne Water
Show all (3)
Completed
4033D Holding times for TDS and TSS in water matrices Summer Show Issues Nurshadrina Akabar
  • National Measurement Institute
  • Curtin University of Technology
Show all (2)
Completed
4033C Remediation of arsenic contaminated drinking water with nano-particles Summer Show Issues
  • ChemCentre
Completed
4033B Acrylamide and acrylonitrile in recycled water for groundwater recharge Summer Show Issues
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
Show all (2)
Completed
4033A Optimising flocculation of algal cells Summer Show Issues Joshua Putnam
  • UNSW Sydney
Completed
4030-10 Physico-chemical controls on growth and toxicity of Microcystis and Anabaena in water supply reservoirs PhD Show Issues Anna Yeung
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Water NSW
Show all (2)
Completed
4029-10 Health risk assessment of pathogens in stormwater harvested for reuse PhD Show Issues Jane Louise Lampard
  • Griffith University
  • Centre for Water Sensitive Cities
  • University of the Sunshine Coast
Show all (3)
In Progress
4026-10 Aquatic passive sampler technologies for pharmaceuticals and water pollutants PhD
Sarit Kaserzon
  • The University of Queensland
Completed
4025-10 Optimising DAF for algae removal by bubble modification PhD Show Issues
  • UNSW Sydney
  • United Water International Pty Ltd
  • SA Water
  • Melbourne Water
  • Seqwater
  • Cranfield University
Show all (6)
Completed
4024-10 N-nitrosamine formation in secondary wastewaters and their removal by AOP PhD Show Issues
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
  • GHD
  • EAWAG
Show all (4)
Completed
4022-10 Effects of cylindrospermopsin on mouse stem cells Honours

  • Flinders University
Completed
4021-10 Maintaining disinfectant residual in distribution systems Honours

  • Curtin University of Technology
Completed
4017 Assessment for pathogens and organic contaminants in biosolids CRC WQT Show Issues Kate Langdon
  • University of Adelaide
  • CSIRO
Show all (2)
Completed
4015 Pathogens in biosolids CRC WQT
Karen Schwarz
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • CSIRO
  • Water Corporation
  • Department of Health & Human Services (Vic)
Show all (4)
In Progress
4013T Effects of cylindrospermopsin on aspects of human reproduction CRC WQT Show Issues Dina Zebian
  • Flinders University
  • SA Water
  • Australian Water Quality Centre
Show all (3)
In Progress
4013S Radioactive residues associated with water treatment, use and disposal in Australia CRC WQT
Ross Kleinschmidt
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland Health
  • Queensland University of Technology
Show all (3)
In Progress
4013R The effect of salinity and turbidity in freshwater ecosystems CRC WQT
Jason Dunlop
  • Griffith University
  • DERM (QLD)
Show all (2)
In Progress
4013Q Assessing the effectiveness of catchment management to improve drinking water quality CRC WQT
Hanna Driessen
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
Show all (2)
In Progress
4013P Effectiveness of catchment management-quantative approach CRC WQT

  • RMIT University
  • Melbourne Water
Show all (2)
Completed
4013L Biodegradation of triclosan in the wastewater environment CRC WQT Show Issues
  • SA Water
Show all (2)
In Progress
4013J Characterisation and treatability of NOM in groundwaters used for drinking water CRC WQT Show Issues
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
  • University of Western Australia
Show all (3)
In Progress
4013I A universal calibration system for on-line analysis of drinking water CRC WQT


In Progress
4013H Decomposition of triclosan from wastewater for drinking source CRC WQT

Completed
4013G Decision support system to maintain water quality CRC WQT

  • University of Adelaide
  • Yarra Valley Water
  • United Water International Pty Ltd
  • South East Water
  • Sydney Water
Show all (5)
In Progress
4013F Portable instruments to measure pesticides in water CRC WQT

  • RMIT University
Completed
4013E Stable isotopes for the characterisation of NOM CRC WQT

  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
  • University of Western Australia
Show all (3)
In Progress
4013D Characterisation of NOM in groundwaters CRC WQT

  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
  • KBR
Show all (3)
Completed
4013C Water use, perceptions, attitudes and values in Gosford CRC WQT

  • University of Technology, Sydney
  • NSW Department of Environment, Climate Change & Water
  • Gosford City Council
Show all (3)
In Progress
4013B Hydrodynamics and biogeochemistry in Myponga Reservoir CRC WQT

  • University of Adelaide
Completed
4013A Permeable pavements with underlying storage CRC WQT
Baden Myers
Completed
4009-09 Benzotriazoles and Benzothiazoles in wastewater and drinking water sources PhD Show Issues Clara Loi
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Water Corporation
Show all (2)
In Progress
4047E-11 Improved measurement and detection of oxyanions in drinking and recycled water Summer Show Issues
  • National Measurement Institute
  • Water Corporation
Show all (2)
Completed