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Water in the Bush celebrates 30

Thursday, 31 October, 2019

For the last 30 years, the Northern Territory water industry has been coming together to share knowledge, celebrate accomplishments and connect, at the Australian Water Association, Water in the Bush, the Territory’s premier annual water conference.

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Who speaks for our rivers?

Thursday, 31 October, 2019

Building the capacity of our rivers and communities to recover from extreme impacts, is a complex journey that requires the interdependence of environmental, social and economic outcomes.

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Effective international partnerships key to water security in South Asia

Tuesday, 15 October, 2019

The Australian government is investing in South Asia through a unique and impactful programme which aims to increase water, food and energy security, facilitate economic growth and improve livelihoods.

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Embracing disruptions to transform the water sector

Tuesday, 15 October, 2019

The economic and environmental sustainability of water resource management requires guiding principals that provide for long term planning, and most importantly, the management of water resources beyond political cycles. This is a multidisciplinary, multi-sectoral and often multi-jurisdictional approach.

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Securing safe and reliable water supplies in India

Thursday, 3 October, 2019

India is serious about the challenge of securing water to meet increasing demand. This was highlighted at the Confederation of Indian Industries 5th Water Innovation Summit held in New Delhi 18-19 September, with a specific focus on transforming to a water smart and water secure India.

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New Zealand Smart Water Mission opens opportunities for collaboration

Thursday, 3 October, 2019

New Zealand’s water sector is set to change, following a “Three Waters” review to improve the regulation and supply arrangements of drinking water, wastewater and stormwater, which indicates significant upgrades and investment to current infrastructure are required.

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Circular economy and water

Wednesday, 18 September, 2019

Adopting a circular economy approach to water management enables the global water sector to achieve secure and sustainable, quality water supplies for the future.

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Innovation helping to change the outlook of the Australian Water market

Tuesday, 17 September, 2019

The Australian water market remains a hot topic for farmers, politician’s, brokers, water traders and regulatory bodies, who are calling for greater transparency and simplification of this billion-dollar industry. A new website and mobile App is directly tackling this challenge.

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Equity in water sharing – a key focus at World Water Week

Thursday, 5 September, 2019

In Stockholm last week, World Water Week opened with a call for action in addressing the inequity in how water is managed, and came to a close with speakers urging everyone to take the water crisis and global warming more seriously.

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Engagement and inclusiveness for impactful research

Thursday, 5 September, 2019

Research impact can be enhanced through gender inclusiveness, especially in international development priority areas where inclusive approaches have been historically constrained by culture, gender equity and other barriers.

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