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Latest National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training Stories

2013-08-20 10:28:15

Scientists have devised a better way to protect groundwater from acids, heavy metals and toxic chemicals, helping to secure the Earth’s main freshwater supply.

2013-07-23 11:25:32

Water scientists are using heat to measure the extent to which some of Australia’s inland rivers and streams could dry up due to over-extraction of groundwater.

2013-04-10 10:44:17

Australian scientists have devised a way to model polluted groundwater with computer simulation – and better protect the Earth’s main fresh water supply.

2013-01-14 10:32:05

Invading seawater threatens to pollute or destroy scores of Australia’s coastal water supplies.

2012-12-27 14:36:40

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.

2012-12-03 17:13:19

Sinking the local groundwater table by as little as 10 meters below the surface can kill an Australian landscape.

2012-11-26 14:16:53

Australia should prepare now for dry times ahead by ‘banking’ its water underground when rainfall is plentiful.

2012-05-02 09:49:47

There is potential to store large volumes of Australia’s precious fresh water underground, to offset climate change, avoid evaporation losses and meet national water needs into the future.

2012-02-13 13:14:18

In the heart of the Mojave Desert vast torrents of water flow freely in massive fountains, pirate lagoons, wave machines and casino waterfalls: the prodigality that characterizes Las Vegas is sucking America dry, says one of the world’s leading water authorities.

2012-01-19 11:29:57

Four of the world’s leading authorities on global and regional water issues will gather in Sydney next week (Jan 23-27) to advise on Australia’s groundwater research and training needs.


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