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)
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.
East Lake Wetland Interface Study
This report will inform the planning and design of the interface between the urban development of East Lake and the conservation values of the Jerrabomberra Wetlands Nature Reserve. (106 pages)
This article from CSIRO's publication Solve of August 2005 addresses how science is meeting the challenge of finding ways to reduce Australia's wasteful water practices and improve the way we use and manage this finite resource.
How much are our Tropical Rivers worth? (Podcast 26 Aug 2009)
In comparison to Australia’s temperate freshwater and tropical marine systems, Australia’s tropical river systems are poorly understood, yet tropical rivers deliver around 70 percent of the continent’s freshwater runoff and are increasingly being targeted for development. (6:23)
Thirst for knowledge spawns water solutions
Australia is short of water and the situation is getting worse. This two-page article from SOLVE magazine outlines how the Water for a Healthy Country Flagship is developing long-term solutions for Australia's water problems.
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Queensland's Great Barrier Reef catchments will serve as a living laboratory as Australia pioneers a radical new approach to improving the health of the world's coral reefs.
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)
Water reuse technologies
A two-page information sheet that looks at how the Water for a Healthy Country Flagship is helping to meet the Western Australian target of achieving 20 per cent reuse of treated wastewater by 2012. Reusing water will be essential for Australian cities of the future to be sustainable.