water security

Landscape shot of people standing near Kentucky Creek Dam Uralla

Inclusive decision-making that consults local communities is key to making informed choices on environmental issues such as water security.

Silhouette of construction workers lowering giant numbers of 2020 into place

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.

Professor Richard Kingsford and an international team will develop a global standard for assessing and reporting the status of wetlands of international importance.

Artesian bore

Australian reserves of groundwater help earn the nation A$34 billion a year from mining, food production and manufacturing, writes Andy Baker.