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Workshop Reviews International and Australian Desalination R&D Projects

Posted on 4 December 2013

The recent International Desalination Workshop held in Melbourne on 28-29 November showcased research findings from NCEDA grant recipients and other international research projects. The Workshop’s keynote speaker was The Hon. John Brumby, former Premier of Victoria who led the state at the time the decision was taken to build the Victorian Desalination Plant.

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Desal Directions – October 2013

Posted on 4 November 2013

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.

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Solar thermal desalination prototype enters Innovation Challenge

Posted on 4 October 2013

An innovative proposal has been developed to combine two new Australian technologies to turn saltwater into potable water and green electricity using the sun’s heat – slashing carbon emissions.

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Desal Directions: September 2013

Posted on 3 October 2013

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

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$2.5 million boost for Australian desalination research

Posted on 30 August 2013

Research to improve Australia’s desalination technology and help drought-proof the nation’s water supplies has received a $2.5 million boost. Four new projects by leading universities have today been selected for funding over the next two years by the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia.

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Desal Directions: August 2013

Posted on 30 August 2013

$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.

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Marine Environmental Impact of the Adelaide Desalination Plant

Posted on 21 August 2013

Tim Kildea, SA Water’s Team Leader Source Water and Environment Research, won the best paper award at the annual South Australian Regional Conference held in Adelaide on 2 August 2013.

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Public Perception of Desalination Symposium – register for 26 August

Posted on 19 August 2013

Desalination as a method of ensuring a rainfall independent source of potable water has become…

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Register now for RO Design and Operation Training, Rockingham, 2-8 October 2013

Posted on 12 August 2013

Registrations are now open for the Centre’s operator training in October (Rockingham).

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Congratulations to Sundrop Farms as CEFC announces boost for solar desal

Posted on 8 August 2013

The Australian Government’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has announced in-principle agreement to co-finance expansion…

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@discoverdesal on Twitter:

David H. Paul is coming to Australia to deliver his Advanced RO Training. Book now!… #desalination

About 3 weeks ago from NCEDA's Twitter via web

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