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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Studying Tree Rings For Water Efficiency

    29 Apr 2020- 12:32 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Phys.org By examining the carbon isotope composition of tree-rings, researchers from Swinburne and the University of California, Davis have compiled the first comprehensive global database for water-use e ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2020 - 12:32

  8. New South Wales Farmers "Sacrificed" In Favor Of Environmental Protections?

    27 Apr 2020- 09:30 by Local Press Report SYDNEY The Sydney Morning Herald Large amounts of water available for irrigation contradict claims from NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro that farmers had been sacrificed for the environmental objectives of the &quo ...

    Local Press Report - 04/27/2020 - 09:30

  9. Climate Change And Urbanisation Exacerbate Natural Contaminant Threat to Groundwater Quality, Availability

    15 Mar 2020- 06:44 by Staff- Water Diplomat SYDNEY, Australia A quarter of the world's population faces theats to quality and availability of drinking water because of climate change and urbanisation. New research (Nature Communications) led by the U ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:01

  10. Spain: Metals Developer Reports Positive Results Of Hydrogeological Study

    2 Mar 2020- 09:32 by Local Press Report PERTH WA Vox Markets European-focused lead-zinc and silver developer, has completed an initial hydrogeological study of its wholly owned Toral project in Spain indicating “positive” results. The study was completed ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2020 - 09:38

  11. Wildfire Ash And Debris Flow Into Reservoir Hitting Sydney Drinking Water Supply

    3 Mar 2020- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY NSW, Australia Widespread bushfires followed by torrential rains had a predictable, detrimental effect on the reservoirs that supply drinking water to Australia's greater Sydney area. During Decembe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2020 - 08:47

  12. Australian Military Seeks To Block Ash Debris From Canberra Reservoir

    11 Feb 2020- 06:54 by Local Press Report CANBERRA NSW The Canberra Times The military and civilian emergency services have joined forces to set up a system of blocks to keep debris from being washed into the Corin dam which feeds Canberra's water sup ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2020 - 06:54

  13. Follow The Wombats!

    11 Feb 2020- 06:49 by Local Press Report MERRIWA NSW ABC News (Australia) Wombats on a New South Wales Hunter Valley farm are being hailed as heroes for burrowing down to an underground soak and supplying water to an array of native fauna hit hard by drou ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2020 - 06:49

  14. Australia: Northern Irrigators Drain Murray-Darling Basin

    10 Feb 2020- 06:28 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW ABC News (Australia) A row has broken out between the New South Wales and Queensland Governments over whether irrigators north of the border should be allowed to harvest potential river flows. NSW water ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2020 - 06:37

  15. Audit Finds Flaws In Australia Drought Relief Program

    5 Feb 2020- 05:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia A new audit of the Australian government's  Drought Community Program (DCP) Extension  has found that the program has “limited ability” to target communities hardest hit by drought. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2020 - 05:14

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