News & Events

New solar-powered clean water filter a product of Aussie ingenuity

Posted on 22 March 2013

Today on World Water Day, Wentworth MP the Hon Malcolm Turnbull launched SkyBox Auto, a solar-powered clean water filter developed by SkyJuice Foundation and Solar Gem.

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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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Jim Gill on desalination and ‘crazy’ water use

Posted on 7 March 2013

The former CEO of the Water Corporation has labelled the way we use water as ‘crazy’ and says despite new technology making desalination cheaper we have to change our ways. Perth radio station 6PR interviewed Dr Jim Gill about our attitudes toward water, in a discussion largely focussed on desalination.

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Discover Desal at our 9 March Open Day

Posted on 20 February 2013

Learn how desalination works and have some water fun at our annual Desal Discovery Centre Open Day on Saturday 9 March, from 12 noon to 3 pm, at the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia on the Murdoch University Rockingham Campus on Dixon Road, Rockingham.

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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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Scholarship round now open for Honours and PhD applicants

Posted on 1 February 2013

The NCEDA’s fourth scholarship round is now open for applications from PhD and Honours students enrolled at its Participating Organisations, until 12 noon WST, Friday 15 March 2013.

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Desal plant providing critical drinking water supplies during Queensland floods

Posted on 31 January 2013

One of Australia’s seawater desalination plants is providing critically needed drinking water supplies for cities during floods.

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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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