Dr Glenn Harrington

Areas of Expertise

Low-T aqueous geochemistry and isotope hydrology, groundwater flow and solute transport modelling, recharge and discharge assessment, and water allocations planning.

Projects Underway

  1. Groundwater-surface water interactions
  2. Groundwater flow and solute transport in aquitards
  3. Use of environmental tracers to constrain conceptual and numerical models
  4. Development of a regional groundwater balance for the Lower Limestone Coast
  5. Allocating Water and Maintaining Springs in the Great Artesian Basin

Brief Bio

Dr Harrington has more than 18 years' professional experience in the groundwater industry. He has been awarded a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) from Flinders University, South Australia in 1996 and a Doctor of Philosophy from Flinders University in 2000.

Dr Harrington is currently a private consultant. Prior to this he held a number of positions including:

  • Stream Leader, Groundwater Characterisation & Management, CSIRO, 2009–2013
  • Principal Hydrogeologist, Resource and Environmental Management Pty Ltd, Adelaide, Australia, 2007–2008.
  • Manager, Groundwater Resource Assessment South East, South Australian Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation, 2006-2007
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, 2005–2006
  • Senior Research Hydrogeologist, South Australian Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation, 2000–2004
  • Postgraduate Research Scientist, CSIRO Land and Water, Adelaide, Australia, 1996–1999


Research Publications