Optimising Australia’s Future Water Resources

Architecture, construction and planning
In an age of growing concern surrounding shortages in the world’s water supplies, a Griffith University researcher is using historical insights to create a more sustainable, forward thinking future. Civil engineer, Dr Edoardo Bertone is using ‘big data’ tracked from agencies such as Seqwater, the Bureau of Meteorology and Queensland’s Department of Science, Information Technology […]

Lachlan engineers more efficient dam analysis

Civil Engineering student Lachlan Raso, recipient of Engineers Australia's Michael Woodhouse Award
Griffith Sciences
Civil engineering student Lachlan Raso has received the Engineers Australia (EA) Michael Woodhouse Award for his project improving water analysis and treatment processes at two Seqwater dams on the Gold Coast. The award acknowledges undergraduate achievement in the field of water engineering and was presented at the recent Queensland Water Symposium hosted by the Queensland […]

Weirs, stream condition affect fish diversity

Dr Rob Rolls holds a Sea Mullet by a river
Australian Rivers Institute
A new study reveals fish passage facilities can reduce the impact of weirs on fish migration, but benefits depend on the condition of habitat upstream. Commissioned by Queensland water business Seqwater through its partnership with Griffith University, the study found that two impassable weirs in the Logan-Albert river network in southeast Queensland contributed to the […]