Thirty-year weather records from 79 locations across Australia reveal peak downpours during storms are intensifying at warmer temperatures, leading to greater flash flood risks.
Relatively harmless microbes which pass through water treatment systems could be allowing dangerous bacteria to reproduce in water supplies, research has found.
Dr Rita Henderson has been anointed one of the brightest talents in international water research in recognition of her outstanding early career work.
The next generation of international water professionals, who will deal with urgent issues such as growing populations and drought, have met at UNSW.
Beef produced in feedlots has a smaller carbon footprint than meat raised exclusively on pastures, according to the surprise results of a new study.