The National Committee on Water Engineering (NCWE) is one of four specialist groups affiliated with the Civil College. We are the peak representative body for Water Engineering issues and services to members.
Research by engineers at the University of New South Wales claims that flash flooding from events such as the storms which hit south eastern Australia in recent days is more likely as a result of climate change.
More than 6000 years ago, Aboriginal Australians produced technology to cope with the unique Australian environment. This included using hydraulic structures to manipulate the migration of eels and fish, store them in dams and trap them when required.
Like most Local Governments, the stormwater maintenance challenges the City of Gosnells faces on an annual basis present as an enormous task, with reactive works making up the majority of engineering maintenance activities on the City’s 800+km of buried stormwater pipelines.