Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Yields Project
Dr Tom Hatton talks about the Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Yields Project and the release of the first regional report on the Warrego. (5:40)
7 September 2007 | Updated 24 November 2011
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The Australian Government has asked CSIRO to investigate current and future water availability in the Murray-Darling Basin region.
The year-long, A$12 million research project is the first attempt worldwide to estimate at a basin-scale the impacts on water resources of:
Led by CSIRO, the research is drawing on the expertise of national and State Government agencies as well as the Murray-Darling Basin Commission and Australia’s leading industry consultants.
The Director of the Water for a Healthy Country Flagship, Dr Tom Hatton, explains what is involved and discusses the findings of the first in a series of reports on the Basin’s 18 catchment areas.
Read more about Project methods: CSIRO Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Yields Project.