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Research Publications

This page holds technical reports and workshop reports.

Technical Reports

Building industry capacity to make investment decisions

Ceramic membrane and ozonation demonstration

Drinking water through recycling

Economic viability of recycled water schemes

Green chemicals to remove biofilm and preserve membranes

Filloux, E., Yuan, Z, (2015). Green chemicals to remove biofouling and preserve reverse osmosis membranes. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia

Increased use of recycled water for irrigation

Pitt, T., Cox, J., Phograt, V., Fleming, N., Grant, C., (2015) Methods to increase the use of recycled wastewater in irrigation by overcoming the constraint of soil salinity  Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence.

Inline sensor for recycled water cross-connections

Muster, T.H., Best, M. and Trinchi A. (2015). An inline sensor to detect cross-connections between potable and recycled water systems in real time, Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

Managed aquifer recharge and recycling options

Micropollutants, mixtures and transformation products

Nanotechnology for phosphorous recovery from effluent

Muster, T.H., Douglas, GB., Harvey T.G., Hardin, S.G. (2015). Nanotechnology for phosphorus recovery from effluent. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

National Validation Framework

 

National Validation Protocols

Branch A, and Le-Clech P, (2015). National Validation Guidelines for Water Recycling: Membrane Bioreactors, Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane Australia.

Pype M-L, Alvarez de Eulate A, Arrigan D, Busetti F, Le-Clech P, and Gernjak W, (2015). Development of validation protocols for reverse osmosis membranes in water recycling, Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane Australia.

D. Roser, G. Carvajal, B. van den Akker, A. Keegan, R. Regel and S. Khan (2015). National Validation
Guidelines for Water Recycling: Comprehensive Bayesian Recycled Water Validation,
Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia

Monis, P. (2015). National Validation Guidelines for Water Recycling: Methods for Pathogen Isolation, Culture, Detection and Enumeration, Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

More research reports coming soon

Optimal technology integration for treatment systems

Final report coming soon

Pasteurisation and energy recovery

 Sanciolo P, Monis P, Blackbeard J, Salveson A, Ryan G, Gray S. (2015). Pasteurisation for the Production of Class A Water. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

Potable reuse – Education products

Potable reuse – Stakeholder perceptions, engagement and governance

Potable reuse – Water quality, reliability and case studies

Recycled water for heavy industry

McFarlane DJ (ed) (2015). Recycled water for heavy industry and preventing sea water intrusion. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane Australia

Resource recovery opportunities

Burgess, J, Batstone DJ, Muster T, Parmminger J (2015). Wastewater - an untapped resource? Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia

Robust water recycling in remote areas

S. Gray, J. Zhang, N. Milne, M. Duke, A. Knight, P. Scales, M. Allinson, G. Allinson, M. Packer, K. Northcott, P. Hillis, D. Sheehan, S. Allard, J. Tan, J-P Croué (2015). Demonstration of robust water recycling: Final summary report. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

P.J. Scales, A. Knight, S. Gray, J. Zhang, M. Packer and K. Northcott (2015). Demonstration of robust water recycling: Energy Use and Comparison. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

N. Milne, M. Allinson, A. Knight and P. Scales (2014). Demonstration of Robust Water Recycling: Experimental Plan. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

S. Gray, J. Zhang, A. Knight, P. Scales and K. Northcott (2015). Demonstration of robust water recycling: Feedwater report. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

J. Zhang, M. Packer and K. Northcott (2015). Demonstration of robust water recycling: Functional design. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

S. Bartlett, K. Northcott, PJ. Scales, D. Sheehan and S. Gray. (2015). Demonstration of robust water recycling: Hazard analysis and critical control point report. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

A. Knight, J. Zhang, M. Packer, P. Scales, S. Gray (2015). Demonstration of robust water recycling: Interim Operating Manual. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

K. Northcott, D. Sheehan, P. Scales, M. Packer, S. Bartlett and S. Gray (2015). Demonstration of robust water recycling: Interim Recycled Water Quality Management Plan. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

Allinson G., Allinson M., Kadokami K., Shiraishi S., Nakajima D., Zhang J., Knight A., Gray S. and Scales P. (2015). Demonstration of robust water recycling: Monitoring the levels of trace organic chemicals (TrOCs). Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

J. Zhang, A. Knight, P. Scales,  M. Packer, K. Northcott, J-P. Croué, S. Allard, J. Tan, and S Gray. (2015). Demonstration of Robust Water Recycling: Operating performance and water quality report. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

P.J. Scales, A. Knight, S. Gray, J. Zhang, N. Milne, M. Packer, K. Northcott, P. Hillis, D Sheehan and D. Dharmabalan (2015). Demonstration of robust water recycling: Operational robustness of the Davis Station advanced water treatment plant. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

S. Gray, J. Zhang, A. Knight, P. Scales and K. Northcott (2015). Demonstration of robust water recycling: Pathogen log reduction value table. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia.

P.J. Scales, A. Knight, M. Allinson, G. Allinson, S. Gray, J. Zhang, M. Packer, K. Northcott, and D. Sheehan (2015). Demonstration of robust water recycling: Risk assessment of the removal of chemicals of concern in the Davis Station Advanced Water Treatment Plant. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia. 

Validating pond and lagoon treatment systems

Stratton, H., Lemckert, C., Roiko, A., Zhang, H., Wilson, S., Gibb, K., van der Akker, B., Macdonald, J., Melvin, S., Sheludchenko, M., Li, M., Xie, J., Padovan, A. and Lehmann, R. (2015). Validation of maturation ponds in order to enhance safe and economical water recycling. Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence.

Water recycling in food production and manufacture

 

 

Workshop Reports

Linking Bio-analytical tools to human health issues - a report by the Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence bringing together key stakeholders to develop a road-map of the pathway to improve the linkages between bio-analytical tools and prediction of human health outcomes (Blue Mountains, 9-11 February 2015). 

Bioanalytical tools and human health issues Bioanalytical tools and human health issues (2223 KB)

  

Managed aquifer recharge in Australia - a report by the Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence and the Goyder Institute for Water Research on the current status of research, policy, viabilty and opportunities for aquifer recharge schemes (Adelaide, 6 March 2014)

Managed aquifer recharge workshop summary - March 2014 Managed aquifer recharge workshop summary - March 2014 (736 KB)

A webcast of this workshop is available here.

 

Resource recovery from wastewaters - a report by the Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence and CSIRO on the current status of initiatives and practical experiences of resource recovery in Australia to develop an initial scope of the necessary inputs to a business case model for resource recovery (Melbourne, 7 March 2014)

Resource recovery from wastewaters workshop summary - March 2014 Resource recovery from wastewaters workshop summary - March 2014 (374 KB)

 

Regional water recycling - a report by the Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence and the Institute of Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney, on the challenges and opportunities for getting water recycling on the ground in regional New South Wales (Wagga Wagga, 12 March 2014)

Regional water recycling workshop summary - March 2014 Regional water recycling workshop summary - March 2014 (258 KB)

 

Water recycling in food production and manufacture - a report by the Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence and the CSIRO to identify and enable water recycling opportunities in Australia’s agri-food industry through integrated systems analysis, technology assessment, and targeted research to address implementation barriers (Werribee, 10 September 2014)

Food Forum Industry Forum Summary Report Food Forum Industry Forum Summary Report (841 KB)

 A webcast of this workshop is available here.

 

 

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