Challenges in Water Security for South East Queensland

The Water Security Program (Version 2) published in Mar 2017 outlines the plan for providing South East Queensland's drinking water over the next 30 years. The speakers will present the plan focusing on the various supply options developed for addressing the water security for South East Queensland. These options include desalination, dams, off-stream storages, recycled water and decentralised schemes. The methodology for assessment of the options will be presented. Looking ahead, the speakers will also present the further options development works planned under Version 3 of the Program. This topic should be of relevance to everyone, so please come along to listen and express your view on how your essential need for water can be fulfilled.
Challenges in Water Security for South East Queensland

About the presentation:

The Water Security Program (Version 2) published in Mar 2017 outlines the plan for providing South East Queensland's drinking water over the next 30 years.  The speakers will present the plan focusing on the various supply options developed for addressing the water security for South East Queensland. These options include desalination, dams, off-stream storages, recycled water and decentralised schemes. The methodology for assessment of the options will be presented.  Looking ahead, the speakers will also present the further options development works planned under Version 3 of the Program. This topic should be of relevance to everyone, so please come along to listen and express your view on how your essential need for water can be fulfilled.

 About the speakers:

Wayne Middleton  FIEAust  CPEng(Civil)  GAICD  PMP

Wayne has 20 years’ experience in the water industry, here in South East Queensland and in the UK.  He has held senior management and executive leadership roles in planning, design, construction, program management, business leadership, strategic planning and implementation and organisation change.  Currently Wayne leads the Water Supply Planning team at Seqwater who are responsible for developing the long-term water security plan for SEQ.  He holds agricultural and civil engineering degrees and is a member of the Project Management Institute and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Joseph Tam BSc(Eng) CPEng  FIEAust  RPEQ  MICE

Joseph has over 35 years’ experience in the civil, structural and water industries, here in Australia and in Hong Kong.  He has held management roles in operation and maintenance, systems optimisation, project management, disaster recovery, incident management and change management.  Joseph was also team lead for infrastructure planning, design and construction. Currently Joseph is the Principal Supply Planner of Seqwater responsible for supply options development and master planning to meet long term water security needs for South East Queensland.   Joseph served as the Chair of the Structural Branch Qld of Engineers Australia from 2015 to 2017.  He is currently immediate past Chair of the Structural Branch Qld and a committee member of the Civil Branch Qld, both from Engineers Australia.

Light refreshments will be provided.

This is a joint event organised by:

University of Queensland
EA Civil Branch
EA Structural Branch
Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE Qld Local Association)
Amercian Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE - Australia Section)
Materials Australia

Australian Water Association

Members of these associations will be charged the same as an Engineers Australia member.

Date
03 / 07 / 2018 - 05:30 pm to 08:00 pm
(
AEST
)
Registration Closes
02 / 07 / 2018 06:00 pm
Venue
University of Queensland
Bldg 50, Hawken Engineering Building
Lecture Theatre T203
St Lucia
,
Queensland
,
4067
Cost
Registration
  • Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Society Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
  • Student Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
Host(s)
Structural College
Event Contact
  • Contact:
    Engineers Australia Member Services
  • Phone:
    1300 653 113
  • Email:
    [email protected]ustralia.org.au
Maximum CPD Hours
1.5