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.
Urban water infrastructure faces a number of challenges over coming years. This report outlines a pathway for reform.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This book explores creative interdisciplinary and potentially transformative solutions to the current stalemate in contemporary water policy design.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This report estimates the costs of the waterborne disease outbreak in Havelock North, the largest outbreak of its kind in New Zealand.
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.
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)
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.
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.
This discussion paper presents a scan of the current status of water, sanitation and hygiene services and challenges in remote Australian Indigenous communities.