Water Research Centre members honoured at AWA awards night.

Graeme Dandy receiving the Premier's Water Medal.

Graeme Dandy receiving the Premier’s Water Medal.

At the recent South Australia Australian Water Association Annual Awards, two members of the Water Research Centre were honoured with awards.

Graeme Dandy was awarded The Premier’s Water Medal for 2013. The award recognises an eminent individual for outstanding contribution to the South Australian water industry or management or conservation of water in the state.

This award is recognized as the highest honour an individual in the South Australian water industry could receive.

Justin Brookes and the WRC received the SA Research Innovation Award for his work on the impact of climate change on the ecology of algal blooms. This award recognises significant contribution to research projects in the water industry.

Congratulations to both Graeme and the Water Research Centre for this recognition of their achievements.

For more information on the awards and other finalists, click here. 

Environment Institute Professors Honoured at the WIA Awards

Professors Angus Simpson and Graeme Dandy were honoured with the Chairman’s Award at the #WIA awards last week.

The Water Industry Alliance awards held every year recognise leaders in the South Australian water industry. This year the Chairman’s Award went to Professor Angus Simpson and Professor Graeme Dandy from the Water Research Centre in recognition of the key role they have played as educators of the next generation of engineers and water industry participants. They have also been key to the success of Optimatics, a South Australian company that exports water solutions to the world.

Congratulations to Angus and Graeme!

Professor Graeme Dandy

Professor Angus Simpson