Latest Hydraulic engineering Stories
Lawns can be seriously damaged or destroyed by flooding.
Understanding how our water catchments react to natural disturbances, may offer hydrologists greater insight into how to manage our water supplies.
Invading seawater threatens to pollute or destroy scores of Australia’s coastal water supplies.
The discovery of ‘wonky holes’ – strange freshwater seeps resembling miniature volcanoes on the seafloor – is giving Australian water scientists important new insights into the nation’s groundwater resources, and how they may be used by coastal communities.
Rivers and valleys form intricate branching patterns, which have inspired some scientists to develop a theoretical understanding of river-network geometry.
Australia should prepare now for dry times ahead by ‘banking’ its water underground when rainfall is plentiful.
Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) published a study today in Nature Climate Change showing that besides marine inundation (flooding), low-lying coastal areas may also be vulnerable to "groundwater inundation," a factor largely unrecognized in earlier predictions on the effects of sea level rise (SLR).
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