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Andy Baker at the UNSW Connected Waters Initiative in Wellington NSW.

Andy Baker, who researches the water underground, has been recognised by the highly esteemed earth sciences organisation.

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Quantum computers, making greenhouse gases useful, COVID-19 infection from droplet spread and water security were some of the most popular engineering stories in 2020.

A view of Earth from the moon.

Researchers have long suspected there's water - or ice, to be precise - on the Moon. New research now confirms it, and suggests it lurks in sun-starved nooks and crannies called 'cold traps'.

Warragamba dam

A study by UNSW engineers suggests we should get used to water restrictions as modelling predicts inflows into natural reservoirs are set to decrease.

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UNSW engineers are advising how to mitigate the serious health risks associated with pathogens in aerator systems used in groundwater treatment plants.

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UNSW Sydney is installing a second rainwater capture and reuse pit under its Kensington campus to reduce stormwater damage and replenish water supplies in the local area. 

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Scientists have been researching the source of water on earth for a long time - and believe it came from a combination of two places.

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Water is scarce in the Lake Eyre Basin in the heart of Australia. A new book tells the stories of those who love and rely on the Basin's free-flowing rivers and explains why we must protect this vulnerable river system.

 

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Buried ice on Mars could be a water source for interplanetary visits of the future, write Sophia Casanova, Andrew Dempster and Serkan Saydam. 

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It is possible to have fish and dams: John Harris, Bill Peirson and Richard Kingsford explain how.

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