wastewater

Scientists invent cheaper and greener wastewater treatment

April 1st, 2018

A new energy-efficient process developed at Murdoch University is set to revolutionise wastewater treatment by significantly reducing the industry's electricity consumption. Dr Ralf Cord-Ruwisch and Dr Wipa Charles, along with two Phd students* have collaborated with engineers Professor Liang Cheng and Dr Lee Walker to form BioFilmTec Pty. Ltd – a research team designing and developing a new wastewater treatment system that requires less than half the electricity to operate.

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Biodegradable plastics get Naked

February 13th, 2018

Research into developing biodegradable plastics from wastewater at Murdoch University has hit the international spotlight with an appearance on the BBC’s The Naked Scientist, one of the world’s most popular science podcasts.

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Rottnest’s future water solutions in the hands of talented students

December 22nd, 2015

Holly Knight, General Manager Environment, Heritage, Risk and Safety for the Rottnest Island Authority, with Luke Murphy

A group of Environmental Engineering students won the Australian Water Association's Undergraduate Water Prize for developing a plan for the Rottnest Island Authority to expand their water supplies in a sustainable manner.

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International conference to address sustainable water use

January 19th, 2011

The reuse of wastewater will be discussed at the International Conference on Integrated Water Management.

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