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Outreach is very important part of our industry, as building community knowledge is crucial for the future of our wetlands. And it all starts with our students! One of our consultants, Alex Hickling, was lucky enough to head to Beechboro Primary School for a short presentation, education session and bug hunt with some Year 2 […]

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WRM have recently completed the successful removal of invasive fish from lakes in the City of Stirling, with over 250 individuals captured.   Methods to remove pest species included the use of WRM’s electrofishing boat, fyke nets, and state of the art pod traps. Pod traps are pyramid shaped nets that use a timer feeding […]

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With the winter months behind us, and the summer months approaching, WRM are already well ahead with reducing their carbon footprint. Since installation in July 2015, the 10 kW rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system, comprising 40 Renosola Virtuus 2 Multicrystalline 250W solar panels have been busy reducing our energy usage. As of end of October […]

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In August this year, WRM had the opportunity to sample creeks at 3,200 m alt in the highlands of PNG. This was the highest altitude that WRM have sampled – setting a company record! Although there were no native fish present, only the introduced rainbow trout, the streams supported a diverse fauna of macroinvertebrates, including […]

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In July 2015 WRM went solar, installing 10 kW of Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic (PV) cells. Solargain Solar Energy Specialists were engaged to install the system, which consists of 40 Renosola Virtuus 2 Multicrystalline 250W solar modules, supported by a 25-year warranty, and meeting Australian accreditations IS09001, OHSAS18001, IS014001. Two separate systems were installed to cover […]

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In November 2014, Dr Andrew Storey of WRM was a finalist in the Water Professional of the Year category of the Australian Water Association (AWA) WA Water Awards for 2014. Hosted by the AWA and presented by the Department of Water and the Water Corporation, the annual awards recognise outstanding work by individuals and organisations […]