Why groundwater is a most precious resource

Groundwater is one of the world’s most precious resources. From the Murray-Darling system to Great Artesian Basin, ‘invisible’ underground groundwater is often the only water supply […]

New ways to improve wetlands

Ahead of World Water Day, new studies at Flinders University provide valuable insights into removing toxins from polluted waterways and improving infiltration at urban wetlands. One […]

New gauge on weather forecasts

Australia, the driest inhabited continent, is prone to natural disasters and wild swings in weather conditions – from floods to droughts, heatwaves and bushfires. Now two […]

Farmers help grow groundwater plans

Over-allocation of surface water for growing food crops is shifting agriculture and other industry to use groundwater – which is much more difficult to measure and […]

New modelling tracks arsenic in groundwater

Naturally occurring (geogenic) groundwater arsenic (As) contamination is a problem of global significance. It occurs in large parts of the alluvial and deltaic aquifers in South […]

Future of valuable wetland in focus

Experts in groundwater ecosystems are examining the mysteries of aquifer that maintain water flow through the environmentally important Doongmabulla Springs Complex (DSC) in Queensland’s Galilee Basin. […]

Freshwater reserves under the sea

Research at Flinders University is investigating and locating vital freshwater hidden beneath the sea. Flinders University Professor of Hydrogeology Adrian Werner is making important advances in […]