6th Australian Water School

Fundamentals of Water Science, Technology and Governance

This comprehensive three-day course covering water resources in Australia will provide an overview of the current technical, economic, environmental, legislative and social issues associated with water.

Date: Wednesday, 6 May 2015 - Friday, 8 May 2015

Presenters:

Paul Dalby

In Fusion Consulting

Paul is a leading innovator in connecting science, policy and community together to drive innovation in improved management of water, natural resources and agriculture. He is an experienced practition... Read more

Ben Kele

Arris Water

Ben is the Director at Arris Water and completing his PhD at Central Queensland University. Ben has 20 years’ experience in the water industry and has researched, built and operated a wide range of ... Read more

Nicholas Schofield

Global Water Institute

Nick has a long association with water management commencing with a post-doctoral fellowship in catchment hydrology at Leeds University. Nick moved to Perth where he researched salinisation of land an... Read more

Andrew Johnson PSM

ICE WaRM

Andrew has nearly 40 years’ experience in natural resource, water and environmental management working in environmental impact assessment, soil conservation and land management, landcare, dryland sa... Read more

Ashley Bleakley

Qld DNRM

Ashley is a Principal Project Officer (Hydrologist) with DNRM and has some 35 years’ experience undertaking groundwater investigations, assessment and management in many parts of Queensland. Ashley ... Read more

Chris Walker

Covey Associates

Chris has been employed at Covey Associates for over 8 years and is the Environmental Manager of the company, which has offices in Maroochydore, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Tamworth and Papua New Guinea. ... Read more

Greg Hausler

Hausler Hydrology

Greg is a civil engineer/hydrologist with over 40 years' experience in the investigation, hydrologic/hydraulic design, modelling and impact assessment of water engineering related projects. He managed... Read more

Details:

  • Sustainable water management: water cycle, climate change impacts, sustainable use
  • Water demand and planning: principles, supply security, water use across sectors, Australia and internationally
  • Water processes: hydrology, groundwater hydrogeology, surface water groundwater interaction
  • Hydrodynamics and water quality
  • Biological and ecological processes: wetland processes,carbon fixation, nutrient cycling, exotic and pest species, catchment scale processes
  • Urban water supply distribution and treatment: sources and storage, treatment processes, disinfection, distribution, alternative water sources, metering
  • Wastewater treatment and disposal: physical and biological treatment processes, nutrient removal, industrial wastewater, environmental impacts
  • Innovation in urban water management: managed aquifer recharge, sewage and stormwater recycling, infiltration basins, integrated water systems
  • Water supplies for agriculture and mining: irrigation, dryland agriculture, water in mining
  • Water governance: constitutional / jurisdictional, water law, institutional structures and responses, policy responses
  • Case Studies and Tutorials

 

Who Should Attend: Attendees in ICE WaRM’s Short Courses Programme include:
Sectors and Organisations:
• Priviate, Public, Consulting
• Local, State, Commonwealth Government Agencies
• Engineering, Environment, Agriculture, Farming, Irrigation, Education, Research, Mining
• Water Authorities, Power Utilities

Roles:
• Project Manager • Water Planner / Regulator / Operator
• Change Manager • Hydrogeologist
• Professional & Technical Staff • Environmental Manager
• Team Leader • Inspector of Mines
• Water Quality Officer • Civil Engineer
• Human Resources Manager • Environmental Engineer
• Policy Staff • Water Strategy Specialist
• Works Supervisor • Irrigation Consultant

What’s included:
• Presentations by experienced, highly regarded water professionals
• Course notes – hard copy, electronic
• Tutorials, discussions, demonstrations
• Field trips, where relevant
• Networking with industry colleagues
• Small group sizes to allow greater interaction
• Venues – CBD locations, light, modern, comfortable
• Catering: lunch, morning, afternoon teas, networking drinks

Ways to register:
• Book below
• Complete the Registration Form on back page of Annual Flyer
• Contact ICE WaRM direct:
• T: +61 8 8236 5208
• E: training@icewarm.com.au

Continuing Professional Development:
Claim CPD hours with Engineers Australia for all ICE WaRM Professional Short Courses: www.engineersaustralia.org.au

Terms and Conditions: Available at icewarm.com.au/fine-print

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Course Presenters:
Presenters are drawn from a pool of over 100 water professionals working in industry, science and education. They are highly regarded mentors, commited to developing skills and knowledge and cultivating professional links within the water industry.

Tailored Short Courses:
ICE WaRM also tailors Short Courses, enabling:
• Content and Presenters matching your specifications
• Whole of team training at one time
• Delivery time & location at your convenience
• Fees by negotiation

Course Attendees:
Attendees come from a wide range of organisations in both public and private sectors and across various industries including agriculture, education, engineering, environment, irrigation, mining, research, water authorities and utilities.

Testimonials:
• “Really appreciated the opportunity for interaction with other participants for peer learning, and the extended question and answer times- to tap specific opinions and knowledge of presenters.”
• “Loved the diverse views, coupled to the well organised event plus the experienced professional presenters from various organisations.”
• “It’s highly commendable for bringing professionals together across the entire water sector. Such an eye opening course – so comprehensive, touching pertinent issues in the water sector. Bravo ICE WaRM!”
• “Great overview of the water industry and challenges faced by the industry in terms of social, economic and environmental aspects.”
• “I was very happy with all content presented; it had good examples of how theories work in practice, useful videos, and the presenters have excellent knowledge of subject matter.”

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