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Plan for Water Management in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin Signed Into Law

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The Australian House of Representatives passed the major initiative late last year, but some states are fighting back.

The Stream, August 27: Water Versus Carbon

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Technology Desalination technologies are expanding as freshwater…

The Stream, July 12: Reforms in the UK Water Sector

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Flood protection will cost the United Kingdom at least $1.3 billion…

The Stream, June 22: South Australia To Spend $2 Million On Campaign For Murray Water

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South Australia has allocated $2 million to support its bid to…

Draft Plan for Australia's Murray-Darling Reignites Old Flames

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After the 20-week public consultations ended last week, three key basin states have rejected the proposed plan, and more than 60 Australian academics have slammed the document for neglecting to include climate change projections and for its lack of transparency.

The Stream, April 3: Mega Water Projects in Asia

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India's proposed mega project to link more than 30 rivers and…

The Stream, March 26: Tighter Rules for Coal Seam Gas in Australia?

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South Australia has become the third Australian state to agree…

Australia Builds Desalination Plants and Pipelines to Bring Water to Mines

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To feed water-hungry mining industries, similar plans are in the works to supply drought-ridden regions of Australia and China.

Steady Rains Deliver Needed Drink to Australia's Murray-Darling

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Southeastern Australia springs back to life after 10 years of thirst.

Australia’s Water Market Sets Trading Record in 2008, Despite Restrictions

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The water trade in Australia is growing quickly, but some fear that state restrictions will hamper river restorations.

Australia's Adelaide: A Lesson for Urban Centers Facing the Global Water Crisis

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Australia’s fifth-largest city, Adelaide, could see its 1.3 million inhabitants relying more and more on bottled water over the next year, according to local politicians. Mounting consequences of climate change and sluggish national political action have led to high salinity levels and depletion of wildlife along the River Murray.

Peter Gell: Murray-Darling's Wetlands

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Professor Peter Gell discuses the future of the Murray-Darling Basin.