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Water Modelling training

In partnership with eWater, we are offering training in Australia’s leading water modelling tools.

MUSIC Fundamentals: 22-23 September, cost $1,400 per person

Urban Developer in Source 5.0: 28 September 2020 10:00am – 2:00pm, cost $300/person

Source Refresher – Advanced: 29 September 2020 10:00am – 2:00pm, cost $400/person

MUSICX Transitioning Course: 30 September 2020 10:00am – 3:00pm, cost $400/person

Using Source with version control (git) – Advanced: Date TBA (contact – [email protected]), cost $700/person

To register, or find out more email [email protected] or call +61 2 6206 8637

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ICE WaRM has a new owner

Thursday, 6 August, 2020

ICE WaRM will continue its’ collaborative capacity development in water resources management for sustainability and economic development in collaboration with eWater Ltd., home of Australia’s National Hydrological Modelling Platforms.

“I am delighted that ICE WaRM’s 15 years of experience and our international connections will live on under this new arrangement,” said former Managing Director Darryl Day.

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Australian Water School has a new home

The Australian Water School has moved to Water Research Australia. Visit the new Australian Water School website.

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#WaterREvolution

The Peter Cullen Water and Environment Trust are hosting the water event of the year in Canberra on 22nd May 2020!

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Digital connection with the global water sector

Friday, 14 February, 2020

Climate change is influencing extreme weather events around the world, linking to extended drought periods, intensity of extreme rainfall leading to floods and harsher fire weather. Adaptation, building resilience, and meeting needs and expectations for clean food and liveability, requires global solutions and local adoption.

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Unlocking clean green economic development in Nepal

Friday, 14 February, 2020

Senior parliamentarians and business leaders from Nepal have visited South Australia at the invitation of Australia’s Ambassador to Nepal, to explore opportunities in agriculture with a focus on water as an enabler to new agribusiness and the adoption of Australian quality assurance standards.

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Reinstating water reform and research to the top of the political agenda

Thursday, 30 January, 2020

An opinion piece by Darryl Day.

As we reach the half-way mark of the devastating bushfire season in Australia and see the impact of the prolonged drought on existing water supplies on regional and rural communities, it is time to commit to new measures for water security. There needs to be a short term focus on recovery addressing water quality and quantity in catchments impacted by the bushfires, with a medium to longer term focus on water reform, research and implementing a portfolio approach of “all options on the table” in providing sustainable and resilient water supplies for our regional and remote communities.

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Enhancing regional development through negotiation

Thursday, 30 January, 2020

Energy and water are critical to the economic development of Nepal, the success of which is highly dependent on win-win transboundary water agreements between India and Nepal, and intra-regional energy agreements which incentivise investment in energy security. This understanding prompted the Government of Nepal to highlight capacity development in water and energy negotiation as a priority initiative, at the Nepal-Australia Joint Advisory Committee on Water Resources Management.

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Progressive reform through independent regulation in Maharashtra

Thursday, 16 January, 2020

The Maharashtra Centre for Innovation, Progressive Regulation and Awareness in Water (M-CIPRAW) is taking on the big issues, proving policy options and bringing together diverse views on the challenges of providing access to safe drinking water and sustainable development.

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Managing the impact of bushfires on water

Thursday, 16 January, 2020

Australia has seen a devastating start to the 2019-20 bushfire season which began in September, with separate fires extending across all states almost concurrently. This has resulted in the tragic loss of lives, homes, giant trees, native animals, pets, livestock and more. It has also required a massive national and international team response including firefighters, volunteers and the army. Fires are still burning around the country, and alarmingly, the fire season is expected to continue until at least April.

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