• Drought action video | #droughtaction

    This video, directed and shot by Nachiket Pangare (Nash), covers the issue of water scarcity that is looming in many parts of the world. Water scarcity affects more than 40% of the global population, especially in Africa, Asia and Latin America. With agriculture accounting for over 70% of the world’s water consumption; food production expected […]

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  • ​Relationship-building: a core component of water management

    In an interview, Chris O’Neill of Hydronumerics spoke about how relationships are fundamental to good water management. He emphasised the value of listening to others and understanding how people use and engage with water. Chris proposed a ‘red wine theory’ of relationship building. As water managers, it’s helpful to be reminded that water is about our lives […]

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  • Real-world applications of decision support systems

    In an interview with Chris O’Neill of Hydronumerics,  decision support systems (DSS) were discussed and how they can help governments and communities with making well-informed decisions for water management. This article looks at the ways that Hydronumerics has used DSS to support its water management work in India. What is DSS and how is it used in watershed management? […]

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  • What is a decision support system?

    An interview with Chris O’Neill from Hydronumerics discussed decision support systems (DSS) and why they can be valuable tools for water management. Many, if not most consultancies, use modelling systems to help inform recommendations and decision-making for water management. This article explores why these tools can be valuable, looking more closely at their successful application. […]

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  • The 2016 Water Scarcity and Drought Summit

    10 October 2016; World Water Congress & Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia

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  • The importance of networks

    Developing relationships and engaging in conversations to build your knowledge, develop your contact base, and improve your effectiveness to address water management challenges Water managers across the globe, by the nature of our profession, face challenges and draw upon our own knowledge and understanding to implement solutions. On a weekly and sometimes daily basis, studies […]

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  • Sarah Wheeler on water scarcity

    Sarah Wheeler on water scarcity on What Keeps Me Awake – ABC  

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  • CSIRO: supporting water resource management in large international basins

    Dr Peter Wallbrink, research director for basin management outcomes at the CSIRO speaks about supporting water resource management in large international basins at the 2016 IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia.   This program has an international outlook and aims to deliver impact and value in the area of integrated water resource management. […]

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  • Victoria State Government: Water for Victoria

    In October 2016, Victoria released its latest long-term water strategy, entitled Water for Victoria. This plan provides a contemporary example of inclusive water management, both through its development and the resulting content, for example, through arrangements to support Aboriginal values and recreational values associated with Victoria’s waterways. In addition, the plan takes steps to develop […]

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  • Australian Water Partnership launched at Riversymposium

    The Australian Water Partnership was launched today by the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Peter N Varghese AO, during the opening plenary of the 18th International Riversymposium: “Today it gives me great pleasure to officially launch the Australian Water Partnership – an investment of $20 million over four years through which […]

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