Want to Visit the UNSW Water Research Laboratory?

1st February 2020

The NSW/ACT Chapter Workshop on Thursday 20 February will be a visit to the Water Research Laboratory (WRL) at Manly Vale to view physical models, project displays and field equipment. 

The Laboratory is part of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of NSW Sydney, and is one of the biggest scientific and engineering facilities in Australia.

Some of its current projects are:

  • Somerset Dam (upstream from Wivenhoe Dam – Brisbane River Valley)
  • Townsville Harbour
  • Scrivener Dam (Lake Burley Griffin) – currently under construction
  • Darwin Harbour Breakwall
  • Ohau (NZ) road upgrade overtopping.

For more information on WRL see: wrl.unsw.edu.au

The visit has been initiated by The Young Floodplain Managers, but everyone is welcome to attend. PLEASE NOTE RSVP IS ESSENTIAL - DETAILS BELOW.

Details of the full NSW/ACT Chapter Meeting are:

When: 10am Morning Tea, 10.30am Meeting start on Thursday 20 February
Where: Bureau of Meterology, 300 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
Note: A light morning tea and lunch will be served throughout the day.

Attendance of the Meeting is free, but please advise Dominique Jovanovic at projectservices@floods.org.au of your planned attendance for the Meeting and/or workshop and if you require transport to the laboratory.

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