Perth’s future water supply to be examined in international conference November 30, 2015 Perth’s water supply and the options for recycling are the focus of an international water conference hosted by Murdoch University this week. The International Conference on Sustainable Water Management has brought together industry professionals and researchers from 21 different countries to bring their work and experience to achieve sustainability in the water sector. The conference began with a public meeting in Fremantle yesterday, where international water experts compared Perth’s water management to other programs in place across Australia and Singapore. Guest speakers included Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Dr Mark O’Donahue, Associate Professor Jiangyong Hu from the National University of Singapore and Vanessa Moscovis from the Water Corporation. Throughout the week, a range of different water management options will be discussed, including the treatment of wastewater, reuse of greywater, desalination and the sustainable use of Perth’s water resources. “This conference will act as a conversation starter towards achieving sustainable water management in Western Australia,” said Dr Kuruvilla Matthew, adjunct senior lecturer from Murdoch University. “It is becoming increasingly important for Western Australian residents to consider the use of waste water more broadly in the community.” WA’s Minister for Water, the Hon Mia Davies, gave the inaugural speech of the conference, which runs until Thursday 3 December. Print This Post Media contact: Pepita Smyth Tel: (08) 9360 1289 | Mobile: 0417 171 551 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories: General, Events, Research Tags: australian water recycling centre of excellence, international conference on sustainable water management, jiangyong hu, kuruvilla matthew, mark o'donahue, mia davies, national university of singapore, water, water corporation Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!