The November Issue of the Desal Directions newsletter gives a sneak preview on the latest technology breakthroughs and international desalination initiatives that will be revealed at the forthcoming International Desalination Workshop, as well as news about a NCEDA project that has produced first desalinated water in the Great Victoria Desert.
In the October issue of Desal Directions – CEO’s letter from Tianjin in China, NCEDA researchers at the IDA World Congress 2013, Adelaide Desalination Plant project wins an international award, the Australian Water Resources Assessment released, Victoria’s Desalination Plant wins AWA 2013 award and see who won the Create an Art Piece competition.
In the September 2013 issue of Desal Directions – The CEO attends the Water Utilities Leaders Forum in Singapore; solar thermal desalination protoype enters Innovation Challenge; Singapore’s second desal plant hastens water sufficiency; NCEDA congratulates new Parliamentary Secretary; SDI kits on sale from the NCEDA on-line shop
$2.5 million boost for Australian desalination research; Early bird registration for the 6th International Desalination Workshop – The Politics and Practice of Desalination; WA schools art competition for National Water Week; New research finds no impact from desal plant outfall; Communicating desalination science through National Science Week; New Acting Director for Goyder Institute; Boost for food grown with solar desalination.
WA water industry great retires from Water Corporation; Cheaper seawater desalination; Register early for International Desalination Workshop; Congratulations to new Climate Change Minister; New Chancellor and Dean appointed at Murdoch.
Future of desalination seminar at CSIRO, Perth, Thursday 27 June; AWA Membranes and Desalination Conference, Brisbane, 1-4 July; RO Design and Operation Training course, Brisbane, 24-30 July; Save the Date: Desalination Workshop, Melbourne, 28-29 November; Alarming climate forecasts show why desalination is so vital; Water-purifying oil magnets developed by PhD scholarship winner; Innovative research presentations online; Latest global desalination industry forecast.
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.
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.
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.
Murdoch University is proud to be the Administering Organisation of the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia, working in partnership with Australia's leading desalination and water research institutions to build national capacity and capabilities in desalination and lead national research.
Mr Neil Palmer, CEO
National Centre of Excellence in Desalination
Murdoch University Rockingham Campus
Dixon Road, Rockingham WA 6168
Phone: +61 8 9360 7171
Fax: +61 8 9360 7181