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NCEDA Annual Report 2011-2012

Posted on 17 April 2013

The National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia (NCEDA) now harnesses the expertise of 300…

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Desal Directions: April 2013

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.

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Desal Directions: March 2013

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.

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Dr Peter Sanciolo: Silica removal from groundwater for reverse osmosis water recovery enhancement and waste brine volume reduction

Posted on 6 February 2013

Presentation slides from the NCEDA Research Dissemination Workshop, 6 February 2013.

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Dr Nicholas Milne: Reduction of silica for enhanced groundwater recovery

Posted on 6 February 2013

Presentation slides from the NCEDA Research Dissemination Workshop, 6 February 2013.

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Dr Marlene Cran: Development of cleaning guidelines for desalination membrane users

Posted on 6 February 2013

Presentation slides from the NCEDA Research Dissemination Workshop, 6 February 2013.

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Desal Directions: January 2013

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.

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Australian Experience in Water and Energy Footprints

Posted on 21 December 2012

Introducing water and energy footprint considerations into decision making provides water managers an opportunity to drive better water and energy efficiency outcomes. In Australia severe water shortages, combined with community concerns with climate change, have driven water managers to look closer at the nexus between water and energy use. The two are closely related and will play an important role in the shape of the water industry in future in Australia and around the world. Nicholas Apostolidis, Director at GHD, provides a snapshot of the energy and water footprints associated with different elements of the water cycle in Australia.

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Desal Directions: December 2012

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.

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Australian Desalination Research Roadmap

Posted on 20 November 2012

The Australian Desalination Research Roadmap was first released by the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia…

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