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A green-gray path to global water security and sustainable infrastructure

By |2021-09-10T01:41:27+00:00September 10th, 2021|

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals is a complex challenge for the coming decades and obtaining water security for all is central to that challenge.  Unsustainable approach to development that has emerged over the last 150 years has led to degraded ecosystems that themselves impair water security.  New research shows that in the pursuit of water [...]

2021 Catchment Forum: 25 August

By |2021-08-17T23:51:10+00:00August 17th, 2021|

The 2021 Catchment Forum will explore key issues in catchment management bringing together water quality experts, health regulators and government to share the latest across the research in this area. Some of the challenges being addressed include climate change, low and variable reservoir levels, conducting sanitary surveys and understanding health-based targets and understanding emerging contaminants in [...]

Free Event [25 Aug] – Channels for XR: Challenges, Learnings & Opportunities in the Water Industry

By |2021-08-11T03:57:20+00:00August 11th, 2021|

This event is aimed for industry professionals who may be interested in learning more about the challenges and opportunities for the wider adoption of XR technologies in the Water Industry. Registration is Free!!!! In Person and Virtual Attendance options available. Wednesday, 25 August 2021 3:00 pm 7:00 pm The Precinct, Stair Stadium Level 2, 315 [...]

ARI named top global water security think tank

By |2021-08-17T23:29:41+00:00March 26th, 2021|

In a coup for Australia, Queensland and Griffith University, the Australian Rivers Institute has been named the number one think tank in global water security. The 2020 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report has named the Australian Rivers Institute (ARI) at Queensland’s Griffith University as the number one global water security think tank. Based [...]

States recognising the need to diversify for urban water security

By |2021-08-17T23:50:00+00:00February 26th, 2021|

‘Infrastructure Australia has identified that building resilience to climate change requires strategic planning for water capture, use and management and new and previously identified initiatives in the Priority List are meeting that need’, said Adam Lovell, Executive Director, Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA). ‘COVID-19 has identified a strong desire for the community to be [...]

Australian Rivers Institute named number one global water security think tank

By |2021-08-17T23:32:30+00:00February 17th, 2021|

Griffith University’s Australian Rivers Institute has been named the number one global water security think tank by the ‘2020 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report’. The Australian Rivers Institute (ARI) was announced the top water security think tank based on its ability to provide superior innovative research and strategic analysis on water security public [...]

Case Study: Queensland Future Climate: Water security

By |2021-08-17T23:40:29+00:00February 5th, 2021|

Water is essential for all forms of life- not just human, but for the survival of our natural ecosystems, communities and productive economies. Australia, as the driest inhabited continent on earth, is well accustomed to a climate of extremes best characterised by its history of alternating floods and droughts. Historically, Australia has experienced several prolonged [...]

Explainer: what causes algal blooms, and how we can stop them

By |2021-08-17T23:37:24+00:00January 10th, 2019|

Outbreaks of algae have killed up to a million fish in the Murray Darling Basin over the last two weeks. The phenomena of “algae blooms”, when the population of algae in a river rapidly grows and dies, can be devastating to local wildlife, ecosystems and people. But what are algae blooms? What causes them, and [...]

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