Water

Report

14 Dec 2017

The National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program is a key initiative in establishing an objective evidence base on illicit drug use and the level of use of a number of legitimate substances.

Report

9 Dec 2017

Urban water infrastructure faces a number of challenges over coming years. This report outlines a pathway for reform.

Report

9 Dec 2017

Infrastructure Australia commissioned this report on the optimal settings required for economic, environmental and health regulation in the Australian urban water sector, and the opportunities for regulatory improvement.

Report

6 Dec 2017

This report examines the improvement of the safety of drinking water in New Zealand, lessons to be learned from the Havelock North outbreak, and changes which should be made to achieve those goals.

Report

30 Nov 2017

This report sets out a suite of long-term reforms that are necessary if the nation is to achieve its ultimate goal of restoring the health of river systems in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Report

15 Nov 2017

This progress report for the NSW Parliament outlines the status of a current investigation into the enforcement of the principles and rules of effective water management.

Website

9 Nov 2017

Follow a step by step guide to undertaking sustainable retrofits in your strata scheme and help to transform your building.

Guide

9 Nov 2017

This public statement recommends community water fluoridation as a safe, effective and ethical way to help reduce tooth decay, and a range within which the NHMRC supports states and territories fluoridating their drinking water supplies.

Book

28 Oct 2017

This book explores creative interdisciplinary and potentially transformative solutions to the current stalemate in contemporary water policy design.

Research report

26 Oct 2017

Accurate soil moisture content data is invaluable having many practical and academic uses, including in agricultural development, natural disaster prediction, and civil and military works.

Research report

26 Oct 2017

Much of New Zealand’s public wastewater and stormwater systems were not designed for the challenges climate change will bring, from sea level rises to the predicted changes in precipitation frequency and intensity.

Research report

16 Oct 2017

A major urban greening initiative across six local councils has dramatically reshaped western Melbourne’s tree cover, making the area more liveable and cooler, this RMIT University study has found.

Research report

5 Oct 2017

Northern Australia contains three major subterranean water systems, with one each in Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Each of these systems is unique.

Research report

25 Sep 2017

This report estimates the costs of the waterborne disease outbreak in Havelock North, the largest outbreak of its kind in New Zealand.

Journal article

21 Sep 2017

More than three quarters of pollution flowing into New Zealand's freshwater catchments comes through small streams that currently aren't required to be fenced off, according to this study.

Draft report

15 Sep 2017

This draft report looks at progress with the reform of Australia's water resources sector. with particular emphasis on the Intergovernmental Agreement on a National Water Initiative (NWI)

Research report

12 Sep 2017

The potential for significant increases in irrigated agriculture in northern Australia is highly dependent on how water resources are managed now developed and into the future.

Discussion paper

9 Sep 2017

The CEWH has released this discussion paper and is seeking feedback on what type of environmental activities the community would like to be considered when developing a framework for future investments.

Research report

31 Aug 2017

This research looks at how water sensitive urban design (WSUD) has been adopted in modern statutory planning frameworks and whether current frameworks are sufficient to maximise the uptake of WSUD opportunities in Australia’s cities.

Discussion paper

31 Jul 2017

This discussion paper presents a scan of the current status of water, sanitation and hygiene services and challenges in remote Australian Indigenous communities.