• Asia-Pacific water leaders visit Australia for Learning Week

    The International WaterCentre (IWC) has welcomed more than 30 participants from across the Asia-Pacific region for the Asia-Australia Learning Week 2019 (5–9 August), to discuss the role of decision support tools in water policy development, investment planning and the on-ground management of water resources. Learning Weeks are developed around specific themes and designed to stimulate […]

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  • Gender and groundwater field data collection (April–May 2019)

    Out-scaling of Managed Aquifer Recharge and sustaining groundwater use through village-level intervention

    The Australian Water Partnership has provided support to Western Sydney University to refine and upscale the outputs of a groundwater project recently completed in India. The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) project, Managing Aquifer Recharge and Sustaining Groundwater Use through Village-level Intervention (MARVI), focused on training farmers in groundwater management in the Indian states […]

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  • Fact-finding in Australia’s Great Artesian Basin

    The Australian Water Partnership recently supported two hydrogeologists from Myanmar’s Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department (IWUMD) to undergo a two-week training course on groundwater modelling followed by a fact-finding mission to the Great Artesian Basin to learn about successful artesian aquifer remediation works. Run by NPM Technical Pty Ltd (trading as HydroSimulations), in association […]

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  • Vaughan Levitzke, Chief Executive, Green Industries SA

    South Australia’s global program inspires international leaders to advance circular economy

    Twenty-two international leaders, with strong representation from India, participated in Green Industries SA’s Global Leadership Program on the Circular Economy held in Adelaide from 22–26 July. Green Industries SA’s unique program provides experiential learning on sustainable water management and critical aspects of the circular economy and has been supported by funding from the Australian Water […]

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  • Integrating Australian water tools to better manage water scarcity

    Australian Water Partnership (AWP) recently supported eWater, Geoscience Australia and the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) to explore opportunities to create new, enhanced capabilities for water management. The project integrated three separate tools which had not previously been connected: GA’s Open Data Cube technology (a ground-breaking way of cost-effectively storing, managing and processing large amounts […]

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  • Australia-Mekong Water Facility: Strengthening resilience for the Greater Mekong region

    Water resources are central to the food security, energy needs, public health and economic development of countries of the Greater Mekong region and their neighbours. It is in Australia’s national interest that water resources in the region are effectively managed and equitably shared, high social and environmental standards are applied for water-related investments, water governance […]

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  • Dr Paradis Someth (eWater) delivered a presentation on introduction to WaterTools applied to Cambodia to support UN-ESCAP Drought Mechanism (Day 1).

    Improving data for water resources management in the Mekong

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) participated in the Mekong Water Data Experts Group Meeting in Washington, D.C. on 3–4 April, collaborating with experts from the US, Mekong countries, Japan and Korea as part of a larger effort to support institutions and stakeholders to better utilise data to improve water management in the Mekong region. The […]

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  • Myanmar’s Batch 4 Young Water Professionals graduate and program impacts are assessed

    The Myanmar National Water Resources Committee Young Water Professionals (YWPs) Batch 4 graduated on 30 May at a ceremony held at the Yangon Technological University in Myanmar. The Australian Water Partnership’s (AWP) Myanmar Coordinator, Mr Rory Hunter, attended and provided congratulatory remarks at the Graduation Ceremony. “The AWP is pleased to be able to support […]

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  • Kunshan Park, China

    Indo-Pacific Water Stewardship Program: Working towards improving water stewardship in China and Indonesia

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is supporting the Indo-Pacific Water Stewardship Program 2019-2022 – the second phase of the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Asia-Pacific’s Indo-Pacific Program. Water Stewardship engages private sector industries in Integrated Water Resources Management enabling them to understand shared catchment water challenges, guiding them to develop site water stewardship plans that […]

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