Welcome to the Australian Water School (AWS)

AWS has been transferred to new custodian Water Research Australia, ensuring the water industry continues to receive demand-driven and industry-designed professional development and training to up-skill and share knowledge across water industry professionals.

AWS has continued to go from strength to strength delivering high-calibre online training, focusing on significant, innovative or critical advances in water science, technology and management. The webinars, live training and now on-demand training, provide a learning and discussion forum for the water industry globally. Attendees come from across widely varying roles including science, engineering, technical, planning, policy, environment, agriculture, mining, asset management and manufacturing.

AWS now has over 100 webinars! Celebrate by watching our 100th!

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Upcoming online live training




Live Course: Dam Breach with HEC-RAS

Modelling dam breaches and downstream impacts

Date: Thursday, 9 September, 2021 - Thursday, 23 September, 2021

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ARR Course #5: Design Estimation

LIVE COURSE FULL. SIGNUP FOR ON-DEMAND COURSE! What has changed in design flood estimation?

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Webinar: Pumped hydro: The biggest batteries on earth!

The promises and challenges of using pumped-storage hydroelectricity

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Webinar: Energy losses at structures

Understanding energy losses associated with the contraction and expansion of water flow

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On-demand Training

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Python for hydrology and hydrogeology

Explore Python programming for water modelling.

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Sediment Transport with HEC-RAS

Learn how to predict sediment movement, along with mud and debris flow measuring capabilities, using the latest version of HEC-RAS.

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On Demand: Structures with HEC-RAS

Hydraulic modelling of bridges and culverts

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HEC-RAS Essentials 1D & 2D

Master the powerful features of HEC-RAS by building 1D & 2D flood models

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