Don’t Forget to Register for ASDWA’s Webinar with the Water Research Foundation

Don’t forget to register for ASDWA’s webinar with the Water Research Foundation (WRF) entitled, “Overview of Current Research and Innovation at the WRF.” During the webinar, Dr. Christobel Ferguson, WRF’s Chief Innovation Officer, will present an overview of the current and recently completed WRF research projects providing relevant information for state drinking water programs on:

  • Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)
  • Lead and Copper management
  • Harmful algal blooms (HABs)
  • Disinfection byproducts (DBPs)
  • Premise plumbing and
  • Innovation in the water sector.

DATE: Thursday, November 19

TIME: 1:00-2:30 pm (Eastern)

REGISTER: Click here


Dr. Christobel Ferguson has a Biomedical Science degree and a Master of Science from the University of Technology Sydney and a PhD from the University of New South Wales. Christobel worked as a Microbiologist in the water, environment, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals sectors for Sydney Water, Burns Philp, Reckitt and Colman, Tecra Diagnostics and Sydney Catchment Authority.

She has experience as a Project Director and Project Manager leading a water science consulting team for Ecowise Environmental, ALS Water Resources and GHD. She spent several years managing a portfolio of Research and Development projects for water utilities, addressing emerging issues of concern and developing new methods, products and technologies.

More recently her focus has been the management of interdisciplinary technical teams to solve complex problems in water information, policy and planning for NSW government. Her vision is to bring research and technology innovations to the water sector to achieve sustainable and productive outcomes from the management of natural resources. Christobel was a Director of the Australian Water Association from 2005 to 2009 and recently joined The Water Research Foundation as their Chief Innovation Officer.