The management of river systems and water usage has enormous impacts on Australia’s economy, environment and way of life. This book focuses on the current state of Australia’s water resources in relation to water management, availability and quality.
Water Resources and Rights also explains recently introduced national water regulation reforms and plans to save the struggling Murray-Darling Basin. How do we strike a balance between sustainable environmental flows, water allocations and trading rights?
Chapter 1: Water resource and rights
Chapter 2: Water management and reform
Worksheets and activities; Fast facts; Glossary; Web links; Index