Latest News & Events

New Wave Flume
2 July 2015

On the 20th July Professor Mark Hoffman, Dean of the UNSW Faculty of Engineering, will host the Opening of a new large-scale Wave Flume located at WRL’s experimental laboratories in Manly Vale, located adjacent to Manly Dam on Sydney... read more

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23 June 2015

WRL wishes to congratulate WRL student, Tom Beuzen, for being one of this year's recipients of the D.N. Foster award. Tom has worked at WRL as a Civil Engineering Elite Summer student and is now doing his Higher Honours thesis.

Shoalhaven Heads
19 May 2015

The Water Research Laboratory has been commissioned by Shoalhaven City Council to examine methods for improving flows of the Shoalhaven River at Shoalhaven Heads.

23 April 2015

This month’s edition of the AWA Journal features two articles by Doug Anderson, WRL’s Principal Engineer for Groundwater and Modelling entitled “Understanding the risks of CSG extraction to water resources” and “Reducing uncertainty in CSG... read more

Manly Dam Overtopping
22 April 2015

The spilling of Manly Dam has received saturation coverage in the media this morning (pun intended). For the record, this occurs about once every 5 years.