October 2025, Melbourne


Proudly hosted by Water Research Australia, NEXT WATER is Australia’s leading scientific and technical conference on research and innovation showcasing scientific evidence-based research to inform policy, provide best practice applications and ensuring public and environmental health.

Bringing together water industry professionals and academics from across Australia, this two-day conference features keynote and invited speakers, scientific and technical presentations, case studies, workshops and panel sessions to support our industry in ensuring public health and safeguarding the sustainability of our water resources.

Save the date for NEXT WATER'25 to be held in Melbourne in October 2025. Further details coming soon!


Post-event report

View Next Water by the numbers. The event featured fascinating keynotes, thought-provoking
presentations, which allowed delegates to discuss focussed questions on our
overarching theme Water Wisdom to Future Flow.

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Event highlights

Re-live your favourite moments from Next Water 2023!

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Thank you to our Next Water'23 sponsors