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Water research recognised at national water awards

Innovations in water technology, environmental conservation and sustainable water management will be celebrated at the Australian Water Association’s National Water Awards this month.

Usually presented at a Gala Dinner during AWA’s Ozwater conference, this year the award winners will be revealed during two virtual happy hours as part of Ozwater’20 Online

Watch the videos below to learn more about the projects in the running for the 2020 Research Innovation Award, proudly sponsored by WaterRA, and then join the happy hour on Thursday, 11 June to see who takes home the title. 

You can register for Ozwater’20 Online here.


An Integrated Approach to Iron Salt Use in Urban Water Systems, University of Queensland, Urban Utilities, Seqwater and WaterRA 

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New South Wales

Innovative Sensor Suites and Intelligent Robotics for Condition Assessment of Concrete Sewers, University of Technology Sydney and Sydney Water

South Australia

SA Water Machine Learning Analytics for Proactive Pipe Leak Detection and Repair, SA Water

Western Australia

Treatment of Highly Alkaline Industry Wastewater through SPORE, Environmental Engineers International


Victorian Climate Initiative, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO

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The Australian Water Awards are proudly supported by event partner ANZ.