Barwon Water

Barwon Water is Victoria's largest regional urban water corporation. We provide high quality water and sewerage services to more than 295,000 permanent residents over 8100 square kilometres. As major employer in the region, we have more than 300 operational, engineering, strategic planning, financial and administrative staff. We embrace diversity and are committed to equal opportunity and fairness in the workplace. Barwon Water (Barwon Region Water Corporation) is owned by the Victorian Government. We are a statutory body under the Water Act. Our history dates back to the establishment of the Geelong Municipal Waterworks Trust in 1908.

Jun 10, 2020
$40,000 yearly
Victorian water utilities are seeking innovative solutions to improve their network operations through the application of smart sensing technology and advanced data analytics.  We are seeking a suitably qualified graduate/engineer who is passionate about shaping the future of sewer asset management to undertake this PhD research. Based out of Deakin’s award-winning Geelong Waurn Ponds campus, the applied research will be complementary to an existing “Lorne Smart Sewer” project sponsored by Barwon Water, Victoria’s largest regional water corporation, and Victoria’s IWN ( ). The research will focus on a case study in selected critical sewer pipes at Lorne – a popular holiday destination situated on the southwest Victorian coastline. Your expertise in sewer/stormwater system hydraulic modelling and signal processing will contribute to the development of new techniques for blockage detection and sewer spill early warning. You will be provided with...
Barwon Water Deakin University, Waurn Ponds Campus, Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds VIC, Australia Full time