• Dept. of Agriculture and Water Resources: water quality management in Australia

    Dr Chris Hepplewhite of the Dept. of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) speaks about water quality management in Australia at the 2016 World Water Congress and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia.   The National Water Quality Management Strategy (NWQMS) forms the framework for water quality management in Australia, which is a diverse and challenging task in terms […]

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  • The Australian water reform journey

    Dr Jane Doolan of the University of Canberra speaks about the Australian water reform journey at the 2016 World Water Congress and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia.   Download the Australian Water Reform Narrative. The journey encompasses 30 years of Australian water reform, and Dr Doolan describes the purpose, direction, key reflections of the Australian water reform […]

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  • Aither — Enhancing the value of water: six universal steps to improving water management

    Huw Pohlner of Aither speaks about enhancing the value of water: 6 universal steps to improving water management at the 2016 World Water Congress and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia This video guides how the Australian water experience can inform improved water management for other countries around the world through the lens of valuing water. Valuing water […]

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  • Dept. of Agriculture and Water Resources: water infrastructure in the context of the National Water Initiative

    Tony Bigwood of the Dept. of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) speaks about water infrastructure in the context of the National Water Initiative at the 2016 World Water Congress and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia.   The National Water Initiative is the overarching policy framework that identifies how water in Australia should be managed. In terms of […]

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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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  • Aither: steps to achieving more sustainable and equitable water allocation by 2030

    Huw Pohlner of Aither speaks about steps to achieving more sustainable and equitable water allocation by 2030 at the 2016 World Water Congress and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia.   Aither has been working with the Australian Water Partnership and DFAT to develop guidance on what it means to value water. Valuing water presents a pathway to […]

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  • CSIRO: unlocking the potential of northern Australia

    Dr Peter Stone of the CSIRO speaks about unlocking the potential of Northern Australia at the 2016 IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia.   Peter is the research program director at the CSIRO and leads their work on the development of northern Australia. His presentation describes the work that CSIRO is currently undertaking to […]

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  • BOM: water resources assessment manual book

    Dr Amgad Elmahdi, head of water resources section at climate and water division of the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) speaks about the water resources assessment manual book at the 2016 IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia.   This manual helps water managers and hydrologists to undertake assessments, providing a consistent and adaptable water […]

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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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  • Prof. Gary Jones’ keynote speech at the AWP/IWA Drought Summit — October 10 2016

    Prof. Gary Jones, CEO of the Australian Water Partnership, describes the relationship that Australians have to water resources, telling the story of Australia’s journey towards improved water management and finding the balance between human needs and the needs of the environment. It has been a necessary process of learning — embracing the understanding that water must […]

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