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WaterRA produces factsheets on a range of topics that are relevant to industry, including new results or outcomes from our research projects, topics of current interest or general updates about water issues. Factsheets may be updated periodically as new information becomes available and are available freely to download.

Testing Sodium Percarbonate (producing H2O2) as an algaecide for control of cyanobacteria

August 2020

Improving current enteric viral surveillance through wastewater monitoring 

April 2020  

SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Water and Sanitation
March 2020

Bushfires and the Risks to Drinking Water Quality
January 2020

Recent Australian research on cyanobacteria with implications for risk management within the water industry
December 2019

The Value of Operator Competency Project
November 2019

National Carp Control Program
September 2019

Illegal dumping in sewer catchments
September 2019

Ultrafiltration Membrane Integrity Test Using Novel Nanomaterials
July 2019

Bryozoans in Freshwater: Science and Management 
July 2019

Innovative approaches to understanding and limiting the public health risks of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in Australian Catchments
May 2019

Management of Environmental E. coli
February 2019

A risk-based framework for cost-effective environmental protection from wastewater treatment plant discharges
June 2018

Microbial risks from pipeline repair or renewal
April 2018

Optimising Instrumentation for Better Process Performance Module 1: Current knowledge
August 2017

Optimising Instrumentation for Better Process Performance Module 2: Development of an Online Platform for Visualisation and Analysis of Online Instrument Data
August 2017

Optimising Instrumentation for Better Process Performance Module 3: Improving Decision Making in Water Plant Operability Through Bayesian Belief Networks
August 2017

Optimising Instrumentation for Better Process Performance Module 4: Using Standards and Regulatory Practices to Support Online Sensors in the Water Industry
August 2017

Removal and Inactivation of Cryptosporidium by Treatment 
July 2017

Remote sensing and Smart Monitoring Options for Water Quality 
Management
June 2017

Perfluorinated chemicals in water
May 2017

Mechanisms of spontaneous combustion in biosolids stockpiles
September 2016

Naegleria fowleri
August 2016

Removal and Inactivation of Cryptosporidium in the environment 
April 2016

Shining light on pesticide monitoring
July 2015

Ultrasound for the control of cyanobacteria
July 2015

Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria): a guide
April 2015

Update on BMAA
March 2015

Biofiltration - will it work for you? (1 of 2)
February 2015

Biological filtration potential (2 of 2)
February 2015

Chlorine and Chloramine residual basics  (1 of 3)
February 2015

Chlorine residual maintenance (2 of 3)
February 2015

Monochloramine residual maintenance (3 of 3)
February 2015

Cryptosporidium toolbox
January 2015

Ebola virus and drinking water

October 2014    

Log Removal Values in wastewater treatment
April 2014    

Research Update on Membranes 2014
April 2014    

Research Update on Cyanobacteria 2014
April 2014    

Information on Mycobacteria
April 2014    

All About Australia's Drinking Water
November 2013   

Manganese in Drinking Water
November 2013   

Health Based Targets - Viewpoints
May 2013   

Health Based Targets - Introduction
May 2013   

Capacitive Deionisation (CDI)
April 2013    

N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA)
April 2013    

Optimisation of Nutrient Removal, Membrane Fouling and Sludge 
Dewatering in Hybrid Coagulation/Submerged Membrane Bioreactor 
of Waste waters - Part 1
February 2013   

Optimisation of Nutrient Removal, Membrane Fouling and Sludge 
Dewatering in Hybrid Coagulation/Submerged Membrane Bioreactor 
of Waste waters - Part 2
February 2013   

Engineered Nanomaterials in Wastewater
May 2012   

Health Risks of Greywater Use
May 2012   

Water Treatment and Disinfection By-Product Formation
May 2012   

Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs): what are they 
and how are they used?
May 2012

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