Melbourne Waterways Research Forum

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William Angliss Institute

555 La Trobe Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Melbourne Water Research Partnerships Update

Melbourne Waterway Research Practice Partnership (MWRPP) University of Melbourne

Aquatic Pollution Prevention Partnership (A3P) RMIT University

You are invited to hear about the latest research from our Waterways and Wetlands Research Partnerships. Melbourne Water makes a significant investment in Waterway and Wetland research to improve the management and condition of our streams, rivers, wetlands and estuaries. Melbourne Water's collaborative research partnerships with the University of Melbourne (MWRPP) and RMIT University (A3P) are producing valuable outcomes and putting research into practice.

Attendance is welcome for all or part of the day. Please indicate when registering if you will be joining us for lunch and morning/afternoon tea.

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Aquatic Pollution Prevention Partnership A3P

  • Melbourne Water's chemical use along waterways – effects on aquatic ecosystems and human health Dr Jackie Myers
  • Indicators for waterway health assessment - supporting the Healthy Waterways Strategy Dr Sara Long
  • Sources, types and impacts of urban and rural pollutants including emerging contaminants of concern Prof Vin Pettigrove

A3P + MWRPP

  • Impacts of sediments from urban and rural stormwater on stream health Dr Claudette Keller & Dr Kathy Russell
  • Developing indicators to monitor stormwater wetland performance Dr Kathryn Hassell & Dr Chris Szota

Melbourne Waterway Research-Practice Partnership MWRPP

  • Geomorphic change and disturbance thresholds for the protection or recovery of stream form in urban catchments Dr Geoff Vietz
  • The impacts of 'next generation' citizen science programs Dr Stephanie Lavau
  • Effectiveness of rural land interventions to improve stream flows and water quality Prof Tim Fletcher
  • How can retention, use and treatment of urban stormwater protect or provide natural flow regimes for waterway health? A/Prof Chris Walsh & Dr Sam Imberger
  • Understanding and manging the impacts of deer on riparian vegetation Dr Joe Greet and Dr Lee Hazel

For more information about the day contact Darren Bos (University of Melbourne) dbos@unimelb.edu.au or Monica Tewman (RMIT) monica.tewman@rmit.edu.au. For phone inquiries - Rachael Bathgate, Melbourne Water (03) 9679 7064



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