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  1. Upper Murray-Darling Flood Plain Harvesting Faces Tighter Regulation

    29 Sep 2020- 07:08 by Local Press Report SYDNEY The Sydney Morning Herald Irrigators in the northern Murray-Darling Basin will face tighter regulation over water they capture during floods after the upper house blocked the Berejiklian government's co ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2020 - 07:18

  2. Australia: More Discussion Required Around Indigenous Water Rights

    23 Sep 2020- 05:14 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE University of Melbourne It has been a rocky road in Australia towards reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. Much of the conversation in recent decades has justifiably focused on rig ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2020 - 05:14

  3. Climate Change May Displace Over 1.2 Billion People By 2050

    15 Sep 2020- 08:35 by Staff- Water Diplomat SYDNEY, Australia More than 1.2 billion people are at threat of being displaced by 2050, due to environmental change, conflict and civil unrest, warns a new report by think tank the Institute of Economics & ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  4. Conceptualising Australia's "Water Security" Challenges

    14 Sep 2020- 11:18 by Local Press Report CANBERRA The Organization for World Peace Year by year, we have seen the world’s accessibility, supply and availability of water decrease, raising serious questions about whether we are doing enough to secure our w ...

    Local Press Report - 09/14/2020 - 11:18

  5. Lower-Than-Expected River Flow Increases in Murray Darling Basin

    14 Sep 2020- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia The Government of Australia has spent $4.9 Billion USD recovering water and increasing river flows in an attempt to improve the health of the Murray Darling Basin’s ecosystems as part of th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/14/2020 - 11:17

  6. Global "Water Theft" Described And Quantified

    31 Aug 2020- 11:31 by Local Press Report ADELAIDE Science Alert Our planet's water supply is an incredibly valuable resource that we need to protect, and worrying new figures show between 30-50 percent of it is being stolen. This theft occurs when pe ...

    Local Press Report - 08/31/2020 - 11:31

  7. Social Enterprise Withdraws Bottled Water Offering; A "Silly Product"

    20 Aug 2020- 08:31 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Australian Times Victoria-based social enterprise business Thank You has quit the bottled water business and denounced it as, among other things, a “silly product that shouldn’t exist”. The company, whose ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2020 - 08:31

  8. Innovative New Material May Offer Accelerated Desalination

    20 Aug 2020- 08:34 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Science Alert A new innovation developed by scientists in Australia could be the most promising one yet, with researchers using metal-organic framework compounds (or MOFs) together with sunlight to purify ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2020 - 08:40

  9. Towns In Australia To Trial Underground Water Banks

    13 Aug 2020- 04:27 by Local Press Report CANBERRA Newcastle Herald Australia's leading science agency is looking for towns and communities who want to trial an underground water bank, where the precious resource can be stored for a not so rainy day. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2020 - 04:27

  10. Murray Darling Basin Audit Identifies Procurement Inefficiencies

    29 Jul 2020- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The government of Australia is paying almost the maximum amount permitted for water purchases under its Murray Darling Basin strategy while not applying approved policy, planning or guidance ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2020 - 06:27

  11. Australians Are Paranoid About Fictional China Freshwater Grab

    14 Jul 2020- 10:29 by Local Press Report CANBERRA South China Morning Post As the relationship between Canberra and Beijing sours, distrust of China and concerns about drought and water shortages have fuelled talk that China is buying up Australia’s water ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2020 - 10:51

  12. Australian Mining Company Charged With Water Theft

    6 Jul 2020- 10:53 by Local Press Report SYDNEY The Sydney Morning Herald NSW's independent water regulator has taken Whitehaven to court, accusing the coal miner of capturing water that it was not entitled to take at its Maules Creek site. The Natura ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2020 - 10:53

  13. Sydney's Water Supply Unable To Cope With Population Growth, Drought

    25 Jun 2020- 11:27 by Local Press Report SYDNEY The Sydney Morning Herald Sydney's water supply will struggle to cope with population growth and future droughts because the NSW government has failed to investigate, implement or support water savings ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 11:27

  14. Tasting The Water To Find The Gold

    25 May 2020- 10:03 by Local Press Report Canberra News Medical Mining companies could more accurately pinpoint reserves of valuable minerals using a new water-tasting approach developed by the national science agency, CSIRO, in research supported by the M ...

    Local Press Report - 05/25/2020 - 10:03

  15. Resistance To Chinese Investment In Australia Water Resources

    6 May 2020- 07:20 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW ABC News (Australia) Chinese state-owned enterprises have acquired water entitlements in Australia and some foreign water investors face limited scrutiny by the Foreign Investment Review Board. Corporate ...

    Local Press Report - 05/06/2020 - 07:20

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