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Australia's Water Resources by This revised paperback edition is a fully corrected reprint which has also been updated to take account of the recent appointment of Mr Malcolm Turnbull as Minister for The Environment and Water Resources and the Commonwealth Government's initiative concerning the management of the Murray Darling Basin. the profound reorientation of attitudes and relationships to water that has taken place in Australia in recent decades. The changing emphasis from development to management of water resources continues to evolve and is reflected in a series of public policy initiatives directed towards rational, efficient and sustainable use of the nation's water. Australia is now recognised as a pacesetter in water reform. Administrative restructuring, water pricing, water markets and trade, integrated water resources management, and the emergence of the private sector, are features of a more economically sound and environmentally compatible water industry. It is important that these changes are documented and their rationale and effectiveness explained.
Call Number: 333.9100994 PIG
Every Last Drop by In the developed world, if you want a drink of water you just turn on a tap or open a bottle. But for millions of families worldwide, finding clean water is a daily challenge, and kids are often the ones responsible for carrying water to their homes. Every Last Droplooks at why the world's water resources are at risk and how communities around the world are finding innovative ways to quench their thirst and water their crops. Maybe you're not ready to drink fog, as they do in Chile, or use water made from treated sewage, but you can get a low-flush toilet, plant a tree, protect a wetland or just take shorter showers. Every last drop counts!
Call Number: 333.91 MUL
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The official website of UN-Water, which coordinates the efforts of UN entities and international organizations working on water and sanitation issues. It provides a wealth of authoritative content, including the organisation missions, water facts and publications of the UN-Water.
Water - The World Bank
The World Bank, as the world’s largest multilateral source of financing for water in developing countries, is working closely with partners to achieve “A Water-Secure World for All,” by investing in water solutions that enable universal access, promote water security, and build resilient societies.
Australian Water Association (AWA)
The Australian Water Association is Australia’s biggest water network promoting sustainable water management. This website offers a comprehensive range of regular publications, both digital and print, plus access to the latest water information.
Australian Water Safety Council
Reports of the Australian Water Safety Council, which is deeply committed to drowning prevention in Australia and is a collective voice for Australia’s leading water safety organisations.
Global Water Partnership
News and events of the Global Water Partnership (GWP) funded by the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) to promote water conservation and management.
International Water Association (IWA)
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Water Services Association of Australia
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