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The Institute for Water Futures (IWF) leads research to understand change and enable action in Australia and beyond. Through our work, we grow capabilities across the water sector to inform decisions that anticipate our increasingly complex and uncertain water futures.


Social Responsibility of Algorithms and AI

Designing water technology and policy for uncertain futures.

Data Assimilation into the AWRA-CMS for improved operational and forecast modelling

Vast distances between Australia’s water monitoring networks gauges makes comprehensive national-scale water balance modelling and resource assessments extremely challenging – our research is helping fill the gaps with satellite observations.

4 Oct 2022

IWF publishes inaugural biennial report

Looking back on the first two years of the IWF

26 Jul 2022

IWF in the news: Research finds 400 regional communities lack access to good drinking water

IWF fellow Dr Paul Wyrwoll spoke to ABC News about research on drinking water quality in Australia.

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian National University acknowledges, celebrates and pays our respects to the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people of the Canberra region and to all First Nations Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.