Water: Effective Technologies and Tools (WETT) Research Centre

Water: Effective Technologies and Tools (WETT) Research Centre

droplets on dark background

The WETT Research Centre is a one-stop shop which provides a unique multi-disciplinary approach to water-related research.

Our researchers bring together a wide range of expertise in engineering, environmental chemistry and microbiology, ecotoxicology, biology, modelling and renewable energy.

We assist practitioners to develop and implement sustainable water management practices.

Research areas


Standard Banner

Meet our researchers


We have access to an impressive array of equipment. This includes bench and pilot scale water treatment units such as aerobic and anaerobic digesters, solar ponds and desalination rigs, polymeric and ceramic membrane filtration (from microfiltration to reverse osmosis) rigs.

Our laboratories are equipped with instrumentation for inorganic and organic analyses and include:

  • AAS
  • Flow cytometers
  • Fluorescence spectrophotometers
  • GC
  • GC-MS
  • GC-MS-MS
  • HPLC
  • ICP-MS
  • Ion chromotographs
  • Particle size analysers
  • Spectrophotometers
  • TOC analysers

Discover more

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer