eWater Group welcomes $4 million investment

The Australian Government will invest $4 million in 2024-25 to commence essential upgrades to eWater Source.

eWater Group welcomes the announcement by the Australian Government to invest $4 million in 2024-25 to commence essential upgrades to the hydrological modelling software and technology underpinning sound decision making over the management of Australia’s surface water resources.

This investment is critical to the future of Australia’s National Hydrological Modelling Platform, eWater Source, and ensure we continue to deliver creative, science-based, and trusted water management expertise and tools to meet Australian and international needs.

Michael Wilson, Group CEO, “the investment of $4 million in 2024-25 in upgrades to Australia’s National Hydrological Modelling Platform, eWater Source, signifies a commitment by the Australian Government to deliver contemporary and responsive water management advice and support to meet the evolving changes, demands and challenges our environment is facing.”

“We are uniquely equipped to provide a consistent, reproducible, and trustable hydrological modelling and governance platform tailored to evolving water management needs, including the impacts of climate change.”

This investment will enable eWater Group to address and remove current limitations of the software for stakeholders and clients to access state-of-the-art technology and real-time monitoring, and analytics, and valuable insights to support water management advice, and support.

We will also undertake a scoping project to review our software and technology platforms for meet the growing and changing needs of our stakeholders.

This investment is essential for the future of eWater Source, ensuring ongoing development, support, and maintenance of Australia’s crucial hydrological modelling capabilities.

We will work closely with the Australian Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water, together with state and territory governments, to improve water management and give decision-makers accurate, trustworthy information.

eWater Group is committed to the pursuit of the sustainable management of water resources through the sharing of best practices, capabilities, and knowledge nationally and globally.