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SEED Working Paper 31: Household Water Collection in Canberra

This 29-page working paper is number 2009-06, the 31st paper in the Socio-Economics and the Environment in Discussion (SEED) working paper series.

Murrumbidgee Regional Report, Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Yields Project

The full report for the Murrumbidgee region from the CSIRO Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Yields Project. (172 pages)

Water footprints of wheat, barley and oats in New South Wales

The potential impacts on water resources from wheat, oats and barley have been examined in a pilot project. (22 pages)

Using groundwater in metropolitan Perth

This 75-page report assesses the potential for increasing use of groundwater across metropolitan Perth, taking into account the cost, accessibility and impact on the environment.

Fundamentals of an SAM Analysis with an Application to the 2005 Indonesian Inter-Regional Social Accounting Matrix

This document outlines the fundamentals of the Social Accounting Matrix (SAM). (34 pages)

Methodology - Mekong Futures Project

This technical publication explains the methodology that underpins the Exploring Mekong Region Futures project. (20 Pages)

SEED Working Paper 27: Removing barriers to facilitate efficient water markets in the Murray Darling Basin – a case study from Australia

This 35-page working paper is number 2009-01, the 26th paper in the Socio-Economics and the Environment in Discussion (SEED) working paper series. The SEED CSIRO Working Paper Series aims to bring together environmental socio-economic research from across CSIRO.

The shared water resources of the Murray-Darling Basin (Part 1)

This 29-page report is the first of a two-part series which outlines the major water characteristics of the Murray-Darling Basin and evaluates the relative importance of different sources and uses of water and criteria for establishing research priorities.

River Murray floodplain inundation model

Details of the support available for decision-making among the managers of one of Australia’s most important water resources are provided in this fact sheet. (2 pages)

Managed aquifer recharge: frequently asked questions

The Water for a Healthy Country Flagship and CSIRO Land and Water show in this two-page information sheet shows how the managed aquifer recharge process is reusing water in the Perth region of Western Australia.

CAF Working Paper 4: Adaptation benchmarking survey: initial report

This Climate Adaptation Flagship Working Paper reports on survey research conducted to assess the current level of climate adaptation planning being undertaken in organisations in Australia. (68 pages)

Warrego snapshot: summary of regional report

Summary of a report to the Australian Government from the CSIRO Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Yields Project. (12 pages)

Process magazine

The February 2008 issue shows how CSIRO researchers use process engineering to evaluate and improve existing processes and develop new processes to meet clients needs. (12 pages) 

86Urban WFHC MedRelTsr

As water supplies dwindle and our cities continue to grow, risks to our quality of life and rising charges stare Australia's 15 million city residents in the face.

Implementation of the IR-CGE Model for Planning

This 34-page discussion paper is entitled Implementation of the IR-CGE Model for Planning: IRSA-INDONESIA 5 (Inter-Regional System of Analysis for Indonesia in five Regions).

National Distributed Urban Water Systems: Performance Verification cluster specification

The Water for a Healthy Country Flagship is seeking collaborations with research organisations to enhance the security, reliability and sustainability of urban water services in Australian cities and towns. (2 pages)

Avon River Basin 2050: confronting our future

This 20-page report presents the outcomes of this project in 'plain English' for a general audience detailing the explored alternative future landscapes for the wheatbelt of Western Australia.


This article from the November 2004 issue of the CSIRO magazine Solve addresses the issues surrounding that Australia is short of water and the situation is getting worse.


CSIRO is undertaking a comprehensive scientific assessment of current and future water availability in all major water systems across Australia to allow a consistent framework for future water policy decisions.

House Water Expert software

Download House Water Expert, a free interactive software package that enables you to accurately record your water use and assess ways to reduce water wastage.

SEED Working Paper 40: Peri-urbanisation, Social Heterogeneity and Ecological Simplification

This 33-page working paper is number 2010-03 in the Socio-Economics and the Environment in Discussion (SEED) working paper series.

Uncharted waters: influences on the Australian urban water sector report

A 58-page report by the Water for a Healthy Country Flagship on the key factors that are likely to shape urban water management over the next twenty years.

22Murrum CLW MedRelTsr

A CSIRO irrigation research laboratory at Griffith in NSW will provide ground-breaking knowledge, skills and technology to the world’s biggest and most intensive irrigation regions under a new United Nations program.

Hobart: Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture

Based in Hobart, the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) is a joint venture between the University of Tasmania and the Tasmanian Government, with CSIRO as a research partner.

Griffith, NSW (Griffith Laboratory)

CSIRO’s Griffith Laboratory is home to research in irrigation and dryland systems.

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