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Smart Water Research Centre

The Smart Water Research Centre is a strategic partnership that builds, shares and applies new knowledge to improve water cycle management. Our membership consortium combines the strengths of a growing number of respected universities with an increasing network of industry partners providing a wealth of accumulated knowledge and expertise to meet the research needs of the water industry. From our hub on the Gold Coast, our state-of-the-art research facility offers cutting-edge water research focused through five Core Capabilities. We also provide a program of education and training directed towards emerging industry needs as well as commercial laboratory services. We invite you to explore our web site, see the breadth of skills available to assist you and consider the benefits of membership.

SWRC Latest News

Duncan Mara presents New SWRC Pond Design Course

Renowned International expert on Waste Stabilisation Ponds, Professor Mara has been working on low-cost sanitation in developing countries since the mid-1970s, and also on low-cost wastewater treatment and reuse. He was a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, Kenya,... read more

Congratulations Dr Cara Beal!

Congratulations to our researcher, Dr Cara Beal who has been appointed to the Queensland Government’s Water Expert Panel to help deliver the WaterQ vision for Queensland.  Minister McArdle has said “the panel would develop a 100 day plan outlining ways in... read more

2014 Activated Sludge Course – an all-round success

The University-accredited Activated Sludge Course has been a success every year in which it has been run, and the 2014 course held last month was no exception. This year, the course was held at Mooloolaba Beach on the Sunshine Coast, which was an inaugural experience... read more

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