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Staff movements at WaterRA
WaterRA farewells Research Manager Kathy Northcott and welcomes Dr Marty Hancock.
WaterRA is the new home of the Australian Water School
WaterRA is pleased to announce that we are the new custodians of the Australian Water School (AWS)
Have your say on water safety and effect-based monitoring (EBM)
The Global Water Research Coalition (GWRC) want your views on water safety and effect-based monitoring (EBM).
WaterRA and the ARC-EEsep collaborate for the Water Innovation Webinar Series
Join us and ARC-EEsep for the Water Innovation Webinar Series.
WaterRA farewells Kathy Northcott
Please join the Board and staff of Water Research Australia (WaterRA) in extending our thanks and best wishes to Research Manager, Kathy Northcott, who will be stepping down at WaterRA to take up an exciting opportunity with WaterRA member Veolia...
WaterRA welcomes Dr Marty Hancock
WaterRA is delighted to welcome Dr Marty Hancock to our research services team
The latest updates on our Board of Directors
Welcome to Mark Gobbie our new Independent Chair
We are very delighted to announce Mark Gobbie as our new Independent Chair
Issue 97 of Health Stream has just been released!
WaterRA are pleased to announce the arrival of Issue 97 of our quarterly Health Stream publication.
EnviSMART national weekly environmental science seminar series launches
WaterRA is pleased to support The University of Melbourne's EnviSMART seminar series
New factsheet available for Project 4519
WaterRA is pleased to release the factsheet for Project 4519 'Improving current enteric viral surveillance through wastewater monitoring'.
WaterRA contributes to COVID-19 expertise for launch of Rapid Research Information Forum
WaterRA Research Manager Dr Kelly Hill, has recently been involved with the launch of the new Rapid Research Information Forum (RRIF).
Prestigious Nancy Millis Memorial PhD Award 2020 recipient announced
A WaterRA BIG Team congratulations to Minh Duc Nguyen who has been presented the Nancy Millis Memorial Award.
WaterRA leads national collaboration on sewage surveillance to support Australia's COVID-19 response
Media Release: 'Water Research Australia' leads national collaboration on sewage surveillance to support Australia's COVID-19 response
WaterRA welcomes Joel Voortman
WaterRA is delighted to announce that Joel Voortman has commenced as Digital Engagement Lead.
New Student Masters Project available for funding
New RFF available on the topic of 'Understanding drivers of cyanobacterial dynamics and toxin production in two drinking water reservoirs in Darwin'.
2020 Catchment Forum VIRTUAL
WaterRA delivers first ever online conference, 2020 Catchment Forum VIRTUAL, to great success!
UPDATE | RLP: Barwon Scholarship
RLP: Barwon Scholarship on hold due to COVID-19
Isle Utilities launches COVID-19 'WhatsApp' group for global water professionals
Isle Utilities has launched a 'WhatsApp' group in response to COVID-19 to harness the collaboration of the global water industry.
Release of the final report for Project 1110 on Benthic Cyanobacteria
WaterRA is pleased to release the final report for Project 1110 Benthic cyanobacteria: An aesthetic and toxic risk to be evaluated.
Early Career Researchers ODay
The day was full of professional development learning including presentations on ‘Who is WaterRA’, ‘Water – the big picture’, Networking opportunities’ and the ‘value of connecting and collaboration’.
New RFFs Available
We have released four new and exciting RFFs for members to commit funding for specific research issues.
ANNOUNCEMENT | Member events update due to COVID-19
Given the global pandemic status of COVID-19 and its increasing occurrence in Australia, we have made some changes to our upcoming events
Message from the CEO
WaterRA is aware of the increasing occurrence and severity of COVID-19 in Australia.
WIOA Water Recycle Interest Day
WaterRA’s very own Research Manager Kathy Northcott, presented in WIOA’s Victorian Advisory Committee Water Recycling Day in Melbourne providing a great platform of discussion for around 30 members and guests in attendance.
SARS-CoV-2 Water and Sanitation Factsheet Update
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) also widely known as COVID-19, has been developing rapidly throughout the world and it is more important than ever to keep yourself updated and informed with credible information from...
Welcome Jacqueline Frizenschaf
WaterRA is delighted to announce that Jacqueline Frizenschaf has commenced as General Manager Research Services.
Meet our day two keynote speaker
Keynote speaker announcement | Dr. Fernando L. Rosario-Ortiz
2019 Members Survey
We want to hear from you!
Welcome Annalise Toms
Water Research Australia is delighted to announce that Annalise Toms has commenced as Communications Officer.
Welcome to new member Research Laboratory Services
Water Research Australia is delighted to announce its newest Associate Member, Research Laboratory Services.
Farewell Christobel Ferguson
Please join the Board and staff of Water Research Australia (WaterRA) in extending our thanks and best wishes to Senior Research Manager, Christobel Ferguson, who will be leaving our shores to take up a great opportunity as Chief Innovation...
WaterRA student news and updates
Water Research Australia is proud to share the following successes from its student program.
Season's Greetings from WaterRA
On behalf of the Water Research Australia Board and staff we would like to wish you and your families a safe and prosperous Christmas and New Year holiday season.
Welcome to new member University of Tasmania
Water Research Australia is delighted to announce its newest Research Member, University of Tasmania.
WaterRA welcomes Jessica Burgess
Water Research Australia is delighted to announce that Jessica Burgess has commenced as Engagement Officer.
Is your water intake at risk of cyanobacterial blooms?
Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, are a diverse group of photosynthetic bacteria with the ability to colonise a range of environmental niches.
Welcome Rita Henderson
Water Research Australia is pleased to welcome Associate Professor Rita Henderson from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) to our Board.
Sponsor a student project
The WaterRA Research Leadership Program (RLP) transforms water industry businesses through professional development opportunities to enhance skills, knowledge and training of water professionals at all stages of their professional career.
WaterRA welcomes Ella Pietsch
Water Research Australia is delighted to announce that Ella Pietsch has commenced as Governance and Administration Officer.
Guide to measurement and use of Ct released
Water Research Australia is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Water Industry Operator’s Association of Australia (WIOA) in the publication of an occasional paper 'Guide to the measurement and use of Ct'.
WaterRA 2018-19 Annual Report out now
Thank you to our BIG Team for continuing with us on our journey to build healthy people, healthy lives and a healthy planet.
Welcome to new member Sydney Water
Water Research Australia is delighted to announce its newest Industry Member, Sydney Water.
WaterRA project wins Queensland water award
Water Research Australia is delighted to announce its collaborative research project – An Integrated Approach to Iron Salt Use in Urban Water Systems – was the Research Innovation Award Winner at the Australian Water Association’s Queensland Water...
WaterRA hosts successful Horizon event
Water Research Australia members and invited guests participated in our annual Horizon planning event in Melbourne on 11th and 12th of September.
Farewell Susan Spragg
Please join the Board and staff of Water Research Australia in extending our thanks and best wishes to Sue Spragg, who is retiring from the organisation on Friday 30th August.
Director elections commence next week!
The recent call for nominations to the Water Research Australia Board closed on Friday 16th August.
Welcome to new members SA Health
Water Research Australia is delighted to announce its newest associate member, SA Health's Department for Health and Wellbeing.
Water Industry issues, challenges and strategies for PFAS management
Water Research Australia, in collaboration with Melbourne Water, South East Water, GWRC and WSAA will be hosting a special panel session at the 8th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference – incorporating the 2nd International PFAS...
Nominations invited for Board Directors 2019
At this year’s WaterRA AGM on 30th October 2019, four new Board Directors will be appointed. Nominations are now sought to fill these vacancies which are for three Directors nominated by Research Members and one Director nominated by Industry...
WaterRA staff updates
In the coming month the Water Research Australia team will welcome Dr Arash Zamyadi, who has been appointed as a Research Manager and will commence on 26th August, 2019.
Nominations to be invited for Board Directors
Water Research Australia will call for Board Director nominations on Friday 2nd August, 2019.
A legend born from the microbial world
Water Research Australia Research Manager, Dr Christobel Ferguson, has spent over 30 years in the microbial world – fascinated by microorganisms and their ability to grow and adapt to all sorts of environments.
WaterRA to host second data science workshop
Due to popular demand, Water Research Australia will host a second ‘R for Water Professionals’ workshop to support utility and water industry professionals develop skills and capabilities that benefit individuals and industry.
New fact sheet on Bryozoans
Are you worried about Plumatella in your source water? Having fouling problems in your filters or have you observed a significant drop in pipeline flow?
GWRC Annual Review 2018
The Global Water Research Coalition (GWRC) has released its 2018 Annual Review.