UNSW Water Research Centre

us_navy_050902-n-5328n-228_four_days_after_hurricane_katrina_made_landfall_on_the_gulf_coast_many_parts_of_new_orleans_remain_flooded.jpg

A global analysis of rainfall and rivers by UNSW engineers has discovered a growing pattern of intense flooding in urban areas coupled with drier soils in rural and farming areas.

Bushfire cropped

Increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather events will have unforeseen impacts on the quality of our drinking water, UNSW researchers warn.