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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.

Summary document: Hydrological Consequences of Climate Change Symposium

Download the summary document from the Hydrological Consequences of Climate Change Symposium held in Canberra, ACT, 15-16 November 2007. (6 pages)

The benefits of shade-cloth covers for potable water storages

A study by CSIRO on the use of shade-cloth covers over water storages has shown that the incidence of algal blooms, water evaporation, contaminants and plant growth in water storages can be dramatically reduced. (45 pages)

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)

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.

Griffith, NSW (Griffith Laboratory)

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

To drinkā€¦ or not to drink? Predicting community behaviour in relation to wastewater reuse

A 128-page report on Water for a Healthy Country research which has systematically measured community attitudes to wastewater reuse for the first time.

Presentation of project methods: CSIRO Murray-Darling Basin sustainable yields project

A presentation of the project methods of the CSIRO Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Yields Project. (36 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.

SEED Working Paper 39: The Trade-off between Agronomic Advice and Risk Management Strategies for Planting Decisions in the Darling Downs Grains Region

This 34-page working paper is number 2010-02 in the Socio-Economics and the Environment in Discussion (SEED) working paper series.

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)

Analysis of Climate Change Impacts on the Deterioration of Concrete Infrastructure Report: Synthesis

The synthesis section of the Concrete Durability report includes the Executive Summary. (50 pages)

Lead and other heavy metals: common contaminants of rainwater

This conference paper details research by CSIRO and Monash University into the level of heavy metals in rainwater tanks in Melbourne. (9 pages)

Sustainable communities initiative update: Winter 2009

Find out about the CSIRO's Sustainable Communities Initiative in its quarterly newsletter (8 pages).

Government policies, natural resources and the environment: analysing paths to sustainability in Indonesia

This discussion paper describes the current situation in Indonesia: trends are identified and described, drivers that determine these trends are identified and analysed, an overview is given on macro policy and studies that developed analysis as well as the methodology and results of these studies. (92 pages)

Assessing impacts of fuel subsidy decisions on poverty and forest depletion in East Kalimantan, Indonesia: an agent-based analysis

This discussion paper provides analysis of the impact of Indonesia's energy related macro policy decisions on poverty and use levels of natural resources in East Kalimantan. (30 pages)

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)

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