News & Events
Posted on 29 May 2013
Progress with Renewable Energy; Strong international line-up for Membranes & Desalination Conference, Brisbane, July 2-3; July RO Design and Operation Training course in Brisbane; Chilean delegation and Degremont visit Centre to explore collaboration and partnership; Ozwater’13 insider’s guide to successful desal plant delivery process; Centre funding results in new fibre optic water quality sensor; Groundwater feed tests completed on memsys desal unit; Congratulations to new AWA President – NCEDA Board Member Graham Dooley; Welcome and congratulations to new AWA CEO Jonathan McKeown; Centre presentations online.
Posted on 8 April 2013
Funding Round 5 now open; Economic development role of desal the focus of water policy forum, Melbourne, 26 April; Desal Research Showcase to be streamed online, 15 May; No scientific basis for alarmist anti-desal claims; Congratulations to new government line-ups; Desalination prominent on Ozwater’13 agenda, Perth, 7-9 May; SkyJuice SkyBox Auto; Adelaide desal plant official opening; March RO Design and Operation Training review; July RO Design and Operation Training course in Brisbane; NCEDA Open Day review.
Posted on 8 March 2013
Discover Desal at annual Open Day, tomorrow 9 March; March RO Design and Operation Training course filling fast; Scholarships available for outstanding PhD and Honours students; Latest Centre research workshop presentations now online; Improving use and desalination of coal seam gas extracted water; Leading desal plant expert joins Centre; Adelaide desal plant shortlisted for global award; Embedded energy of bottled water; Be social – join the online water conversation.
Posted on 29 January 2013
Discover latest research innovations at February 6 workshop; Register now for RO Design and Operation Training; Supply and security of desal invaluable says WA Government; Energy-efficient Adelaide plant delivering billions of litres to South Australia; Education Minister visits Desal Discovery Centre; Centre plays a role in encouraging more to consider a uni education; The unique 1870s Chaplin Distiller; Great ocean reservoir as viewed from space.
Posted on 17 December 2012
Australia’s Decade of Desal; New Board expertise to enhance Centre reputation; US desal expert appointed to NCEDA Commercialisation Advisory Committee; Engineering thesis improves pilot plant control system; Student wins best oral paper in Korea; Environmental engineering PhD scholarship at the University of Queensland; No water restrictions; RO Design and Operation Training in 2013; Researcher Profile: Dr Olga Barron, CSIRO.
Posted on 7 November 2012
DDC a finalist in WA Water Awards; Fortune 500 company AECOM supports Centre research; Majority of Australian public favours desalination; Future bright for new membrane innovations; Help us grow a strong online community; Researcher Profile: Professor Huanting Wang, Monash University.
Posted on 22 August 2012
Special presentation on new US biofouling research findings, Rockingham, 28 August; RO Design and Operation Training, Rockingham, 2-4 October; Thanks to retiring Board Members; Sustainable Membrane Coalition launched; Discovery Centre popularity grows; Eight new PhD scholarships awarded; New US career for SA R&D engineer; East coast planners need to hold nerve on major infrastructure; Researcher profile: Dr Ho Kyong Shon, University of Technology Sydney
Posted on 13 July 2012
GHD joins as third Gold Industry Sponsor; WA’s foresight in embracing desal recognised; Australian desal leads in green energy use; Busting common myths about desalination; Researcher profile: Prof. Michael Porter, Deakin University; Staff news: Misty-Lee Palmer appointed as Research Program Manager
Posted on 31 May 2012
Australian research boosted to 44 desal projects worth $41 million; Binningup wins Global Desal Plant of the Year; Tapping geothermal energy to create fresh water for WA; Honours & PhD students encouraged to apply for Centre scholarships; New findings, innovations and issues shared at Centre’s most successful workshop yet; Further collaboration fostered at GWI Short School; Tour of Adelaide Desalination Plant; Researcher Profile: Associate Professor Ray Froend
Posted on 30 April 2012
Sundrop Farms; NCEDA International Desalination Intakes and Outfalls Workshop, 16-17 May 2012, Adelaide; Earlybird registration ends Friday for GWI Desalination Short School, 18 May 2012, Adelaide; Science confirms growing water security issues; Comparative modelling finds desal unit cost lowest; Centre helps foster international ties; Australian Desalination Research Roadmap review completed; Reaching out to Rockingham locals; AWA Water Future Forum: Boom or Bust? Management of Water in a World of Extremes, 24 May 2012, Perth; Researcher Profile: Dr Marlene Cran; Links and articles