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Algal Blooms – Webinar

March 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

WIOA TALKS are available to members only – if you are not a WIOA member sign up now

WIOA invites members to login for a technical webinar on operational risks, mitigation and management strategies during algal bloom events. We have put together a line-up of speakers with extensive practical operational knowledge and experience in addressing the challenges of algal bloom events,  including the impacts to drinking water sources, treated water quality and process operations.

WIOA Talks – Webinar Program:

  1. A Murray River Grand Tour – learnings from the 2016 Algal Bloom (Peta Thiel, Research Laboratory Services)
  2. Managing raw water storages during algal blooms (Greg Smith/Bianca Atley, Goulburn Murray Water)
  3. Operational management to address algal risks for WTPs (Steven Newham, Goulburn Valley Water)

The webinar is scheduled to run for up to 1 hour, including 3 x 15 minute presentations and an opportunity for a Q&A session for participants via an online chat.

This technical webinar is aimed at:

  • Operators
  • Process Scientists and Engineers
  • Water quality staff

Registration is available to the first 100 members to register and attendees will be contacted with the login instructions, in the lead-up to the event.

The webinar will use the Adobe Connect platform and may require an installation process.


March 6
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Kathy Northcott
03 5821 6744