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Desalination to improve rural and regional water security

Four desalination units to be built to test desalination technology and brine disposal for on-farm applicationWaterSmart Farms project improving climate...

Global recognition for Perth’s expanded water recycling scheme

The State Government's pioneering groundwater replenishment scheme has been judged as one of the best water innovations in the world...

Another dry winter for Perth despite wet August

Despite Perth's wettest August in more than four years, winter rainfall across the metropolitan area was significantly below average in...

Webinar: Circular cities – how does a circular
economy create a water sensitive city?

Thursday 1 September 2022 at 11.30 (AWST) More

Updated-Stormwater Management Manual

Stormwater management aims to build on the traditional objective of local flood protection by having multiple outcomes, including improved water...

This is Australia’s most important report on the environment’s deteriorating health. We present its grim findings

Climate change is exacerbating pressures on every Australian ecosystem and Australia now has more foreign plant species than native, according...

Important groundwater research co-led by Yawuru Traditional Owners

A formal agreement to investigate groundwater resources on Yawuru country, the first of its kind, has been signed between the...

Plan to rebalance precious groundwater resources released

The WA Government today released the finalised plan to rebalance Perth and Mandurah's precious groundwater resources, which are at risk...

WA housing developers celebrated for commitment to water-sensitive urban design

Three innovative housing developments were recognised for their commitment to water-sensitive urban design at a special ceremony hosted by Water...

Free webinar: How can I help?

Meet some water engineers who have spent their careers providing humanitarian aid, and find out how individuals and organisations with...

Funding now available for Swan and Canning rivers foreshore restoration

Expressions of interest must be received by 4pm Friday May 13, 2022. For more information, visit https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/management/swan-canning-riverpark Media Release

Applications open for 2022 Premier’s Science Awards

The Awards are a keystone in the Western Australian government’s efforts to raise the profile of science, technology, engineering and mathematics...

City of Joondalup wins Water Sensitive Cities Award

The City of Joondalup won the award for its outstanding Water Sensitive City initiatives on ground, as measured by the Water...

State Natural Resource Management (NRM) funding to look after WA’s natural resources is now available to community groups.

The WA Government is offering $7 million through the 2022 Community Stewardship Grants for projects which restore, protect or enhance...

Plan to rebalance precious groundwater resources

The WA Government has released draft plans to rebalance Perth and Mandurah's precious groundwater resources, which are at risk from...

Water Sensitive Cities Australia – New research hub brings water knowledge to Western Australia

A new hub for water research and practice in Western Australia, was launched on 20 October 2021, with the WA...

Round 5 of Community Rivercare grants now open

The latest round of the Community Rivercare Program is now open. Applications for the fifth round of the program can...

General comments close 15 November – Draft State Planning Policy 2.9 – Planning for Water and Planning for Water Guidelines

The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) has released draft State Planning Policy 2.9 Planning for Water (SPP 2.9) and Planning...

$900,000 funding boost for projects to protect Georgraphe waterways

Water Minister Dave Kelly today announced the WA Government would be providing $900,000 in funding for four new projects that...

Public drinking water source area mapping tool

Use the Public drinking water source areas (PDWSA) online mapping tool to find out if you are living, working or recreating in...

WA Water Awards submissions COB 31 August 2021

Don’t miss out on submitting your nomination for the WA Water Awards by COB Tuesday 31 August 2021. Categories include:Individual...

Call for Papers Now Open!

IPWEA WA 2022 State Conference: Public Works: Does it? Members and Colleagues of the Institute, professionals and academics working in...

Waterwise Council 2021 Templates are Live!

The Waterwise Council re-endorsement templates are now available. All current Gold Waterwise Councils will need to complete the new Waterwise...

$1.5 Million in grants available to improve public boating infrastructure

Up to $1.5 million available for new and improved recreational boating facilities across WAApplications open for round 26 of the...

WA Water Awards

The Australian Water Association WA Awards have been designed to acknowledge the exceptional achievements by individuals and organisations in the WA...

EIANZ – Mentoring Program

WA Division Mentoring Program 2021 |Expression of interest for Mentors and Mentees The WA Division is pleased to announce the commencement...

5th Water Sensitive Cities Conference – Water Sensitive Practice. Every City. Every Day.

15-18 March 2021, All Registrations are FREE! Full Details

Parks & Leisure Australia Awards of Excellence 2021 – Nominations Open

These annual awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding initiatives and innovative efforts of 'the people behind the places' which promote...

Selecting the right tree

Looking to plant trees or shrubs on your property? There are a few things to consider to ensure they thrive...

5th WSC Conference—Water Sensitive Practice. Every city. Every day

15-18 March 2021 Register by 15 January 2021 to receive a 15% discount on the full four-day conference registration (both with and...

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