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UNDERGRADUATE WATER PRIZE
Aims to encourage and reward students for excellence in the field of water studies and research, and provides a forum for students to display their academic excellence and research findings to future employees, clients and the water industry.
Open to students enrolled or recently graduated (within last twelve months) in a university or tertiary institute within Australia whose final year project is on a water industry related topic.
Scoring is allocated based on the following criteria relevant to the nomination form, the written paper and an oral presentation:
When completing the online nomination form you will be asked to answer the following.
Nominations must be entered into the state awards, where the winner will automatically advance to the national Australian Water Awards. To be eligible for the national awards, the state winner must be available to attend and present at Ozwater’16 (10 – 12 May) in Melbourne. State winners will be provided with flights, accommodation and registration to Ozwater’16 where they will present their papers as part of the conference program.
3 years membership to AWA & YWP (Young Water Professional) Network
Winner’s paper will be published on AWA’s website and in AWA’s Water Journal.
Matthew Makestas, Mark Bailey, Diana Bethune and Joshua Ware, University of Adelaide, South Australia The group’s fourth year honours project explores the significance of alternative water sources, specifically stormwater and treated wastewater which are currently underutilised resources. The water supply industry in South Australia is at a point where there is a need for formal design procedures and methodologies. This project successfully created a fast and flexible modelling platform which evaluated the performance of alternative regional water supply schemes.