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Water prices to ease in the Murray-Darling Basin

The southern Murray-Darling Basin market is valued at over $14 billion but according to the latest Water Markets Report from Aither, Australia’s leading water markets advisor, allocation trade turnover was well down on the previous year.

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Getting ahead with specialised MAR training

Attendees from Australia, Germany, New Zealand, Tehran and Dubai joined last week’s MAR Essentials Webinar which focused on the practical and operational elements of Managed Aquifer Recharge schemes.

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Innovative partnerships securing fresh water supplies

Tuesday, 5 September, 2017

The UN estimates that, by 2025 the population of forty-eight nations will have increased to 2.8 billion, placing significant stress on fresh water resources.

India is already facing unique water, energy and infrastructure challenges due to rapid urbanization, industrialization and climate variability but the western model of an Innovation Ecosystem is not suitable.

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What we learned from World Water Week 2017

Monday, 4 September, 2017

As the global population continues to grow, so does the demand for fresh water and the challenges of providing water for food production and rapidly developing urban centres. Developing respect and a deeper understanding of the many values attached to water is key to efficient water use and ensuring availability to everyone.

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ICE WaRM provides water expertise to Shandong delegates

In support of the South Australian Government’s sister-state agreement with Shandong, ICE WaRM provided knowledge and expertise as part of a two-week training schedule, to visiting Shandong delegates, on water management systems and water innovation.

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ICE WaRM welcomes boost to SA’s water sector

The International Centre of Excellence (ICE WaRM) has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of the $155.6 million National Water Infrastructure Development Fund (NWIDF) in support of the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme (NAIS).

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Scientists wade into Murray pipeline debate

IAH Australian Chapter, IAH Commission on MAR and NCGRT have issued a press release seeking transparent consideration by NSW Government of a groundwater-MAR water supply operation at Talyawalka near Menindee which would save several hundred million dollars on the proposed Murray pipeline to Broken Hill and have equivalent reliability and improve the quality of water supply.

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Ozwater’18 call for submissions now open

The Ozwater’18 call for papers, panels and workshops is now open to all. You can now start the abstract submission process online here.

The Ozwater’18 Committee is looking for a dynamic range of presenters, from industry, community or academic backgrounds, with diverse interests in water.

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Darryl Day to continue as IWA Australia President

International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM) Managing Director Darryl Day has been re-elected President of the International Water Association’s Australian National Committee.

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Andrew Johnson recognised for outstanding leadership in SA water sector

South Australian water industry stalwart, Andrew Johnson PSM, has been awarded the SA Water Leadership Award at this year’s Water Industry Alliance (WIA) Smart Water Awards.

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