Scientists utilising advanced technologies will work with grazing farmers in Western Australia over the next four years to reduce nutrient loss off farms and improve water quality in local waterways and estuaries. Technologies such as near-infrared and x-ray fluorescence will be used in conjunction with traditional techniques to measure productivity and nutrient status in soils … Continue reading Scientists to work with farmers to improve regional water quality
Scientists from CSIRO can now test ancient groundwater up to a million years old with far greater accuracy, following the opening of a new gas facility. The Noble Gas Facility, built at CSIRO’s Waite campus in Adelaide, is the first in the Southern Hemisphere. Designed and built by CSIRO, it will provide new insights into … Continue reading Noble gas facility to test ancient groundwater in regional Australia
Tests have revealed high levels of lead in the water at the site of the new Perth Children’s Hospital, with construction workers warned not to drink the tap water. This is the latest in a string of safety-related incidents that have pushed back the hospital’s opening.