Water Journal : Water Journal May 2012
awa news Topics include: • Peel Water -- A New Approach: Jeff Strahan, Chief Operating Officer, Peel Water; • Growth and the Water Corporation: James Tay, Water Source Strategy Advisor, Water Corporation; • Understanding the hydraulic window in northern Gnangara to help groundwater management: Dr Jon-Philippe Pigois, Hydrogeologist, Department Of Water; • Gascoyne River Floods -- Drinking Water Quality Management: Matt Bowman, Operations Support Manager, Water Corporation; • Optimising Water Infrastructure in a Complex Fast- Changing Mining Environment: Dr Carl Rouhiainen, Specialist Water Engineer, FMG; • NCEDA and Water Security -- Research that will make a difference: Dr Misty-Lee Palmer, Project Officer, NCEDA; • Desalination: Can it help us overcome the challenges of the Water Energy Nexus? Sheryl Mitchell, Project Officer, Energy, Water Corporation. This event has been kindly sponsored by IA (Australia) Group Limited. For more information visit: email@example.com Water & Unconventional Gas in WA AWA and the Health Safety and Environment Group of the RACI will present a half-day seminar on Unconventional Gas and Water on Thursday June 21 2012 from 8am--2pm at ChemCentre, Resources and Chemistry Precinct, Curtin University, Bentley. The seminar will highlight water issues associated with the development of Shale, Tight and Coal Bed Methane gas in WA, both at the surface and in groundwater. Key issues include how to design fracs to use the minimum amount of water and how to treat/recycle the maximum amount of recovered water and chemicals. For more information visit: firstname.lastname@example.org WA Water Awards 2012 Presented by the Department of Water and the Water Corporation, nominations are now open for the WA Water Awards. These Awards are an opportunity for individuals and organisations to be recognised for innovation and excellence in the technology, business and delivery of their water industry projects. Winners of a number of the WA Water Awards will automatically be entered into the equivalent AWA National Award category. For further information or any queries please email: email@example.com. Nomination forms are available from: www.awa.asn.au/awards/wa Queensland What's New in Water This event, held in Brisbane recently, provided a platform for researchers to present the results of the latest research on a range of water topics, from ground- and surface water monitoring and modelling to drinking water disinfection by- products and advanced water treatment technologies. The 2012 program included presentations and research program overviews from organisations such as Advanced Water Management Centre, Urban Water Security Research Alliance, Seqwater and the International WaterCentre, and from researchers from the University of New South Wales, Queensland University of Technology, University of Queensland, and Griffith University, including the Smart Water Centre. Water Business Sustainability in North Queensland Conference Following on from recent Local Government amalgamations, large-scale capital works programs, and managing the impacts of high profile climatic events, the water industry in North Queensland now hopes to draw breath and focus on the longer term. This conference, which takes place September 20--21, will focus on efforts at continual improvement of the essential ingredients of a sustainable water business in North Queensland and what various industry segments can do to play their part. Details are available on the AWA event website. Queensland Water Awards Celebrating and promoting the outstanding work achieved by individuals and organisations in the water sector, the Queensland Water Awards is now open for nominations (closing June 1). Winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner & Awards Night on July 27 2012. Registrations for corporate tables and individual tickets are available on the AWA event website. Delivering innovative water, wastewater and reuse solutions.
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