Welcome to the
National Environmental Science Program's

Tropical Water Quality Hub


Providing innovative research for practical solutions to maintain
and improve tropical water quality from catchment to coast

Latest News

Pigs shut out of critical Queensland wetlands

James Cook University researchers are assessing how much conservation value can be gained from a simple fence. Dr Nathan Waltham from JCU’s Centre for Tropical Water & Aquatic Ecosystem Research (TropWATER) said 56... Read More

May 2018 e-newsletter

Hello from the NESP TWQ Hub! The latest Hub news is now online and can be found in the May 2018 edition of “View From TWQ”. Read More

NESP Science Day

A NESP Science Day is to be held in Townsville on Monday 20th November, with presentations from many of the Tropical Water Quality research project leaders. To find out more details and how... Read More

Project Spotlight

Project 2.1.7
Engaging with farmers and demonstrating water quality outcomes to create confidence in on-farm decision-making

Recent global experiences suggest that spatially identifying and prioritizing landscape ‘hotspots’ of pollutant generation for management intervention, and small catchment-scale water quality monitoring in collaboration with landholders linking water quality with specific management practices, are among the most promising strategies for reducing water quality pollution. Read more