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Australia's water use highest in years

Australian water consumption peaked at just under 20,000 gigalitres - or 20 billion litres - in 2012-13, the largest water use measured since the start of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) annual water account series in 2008-09. This is up by over a third on 2011-12 consumption which was around 9.5 billion litres.

04 Dec 2014

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Funding On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program Round 5

Round 5 of the On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program is now open for applications. Closing: 19/03/2015 - 04:00 pm The areas eligible to apply for funding are the NSW Murray, Murrumbidgee, and Lower Darling (south of Menindee Lakes) river catchments of the Southern Basin NSW zone of the Murray-Darling Basin. The Australian Government will work together with the NSW Government, delivery partner organisations and irrigators to deliver a programme to implement on-farm irrigation infrastructure projects.

26 Nov 2014

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Water Grant Funds

Councils and water corporations can apply for funding of up to $250,000 to help develop whole-of-water-cycle management plans for localised areas. Water Minister Peter Walsh said the plans were a detailed analysis of a town or area's overall water balance, looking at risks and opportunities in safeguarding water supplies to ensure it remained liveable through future droughts. The Victorian Government has allocated $1.5 million to the new Living Regions initiative. Submissions close 1 December 2014

04 Nov 2014

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New water saving ebook

ATA\\\'s new Water Efficiency Around the Home ebook on water saving, including the latest Rainwater Tank Buyers Guide. Free for ATA members, $5 for non-members.

18 Sep 2014

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The Future of Urban Water: Scenarios for Water Utilities in 2040

'The Future of Urban Water: Scenarios for Water Utilities in 2040' depicts 4 plausible scenarios for the future of urban water utilities in 2040. Using Sydney as a reference city, the report explores how a wide range of social, technological, economic, environmental and political trends could shape our urban water future. These scenarios help to understand the possible pathways into the future and enable conversations about how we can influence and shape the direction we are travelling in.

09 Sep 2014

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