Bill Peirson

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Engineers and scientists at UNSW Sydney have come up with an ingenious way to get fish past dam walls, weirs and other barriers blocking their migration in Australian rivers.

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The tube fishway allows fish to glide past dam walls, weirs and other river barriers, with the potential to revitalise Australia’s ailing freshwater fish stocks.

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Could NSW's future power demands be met with renewable energy? UNSW water engineers think pumped hydro storage holds the key.

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UNSW graduate engineer Alexandra Bennett has won recognition for a student project focused on helping drought-proof Australia's farms.