Alternate Term Label:
Salt mobilisation
Soil salinity

Quality unknown: the invisible water crisis

This report shows how poor water quality stalls economic progress, stymies human potential, and reduces food production. The report calls for a paradigm shift that emphasizes safer, and often more cost-effective remedies that prevent pollution by combining smarter policies with newer technologies.

Too much salt: the growing threat that salinity poses to global food production

This research asserts that poor irrigation techniques have increased salinity in much of the world’s farmland. Soil salinisation threatens major economic losses for countries with large agricultural sectors, both by lowering the available crop yield and the costly methods used in trying to solve the...

The Administration of the National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality

The objective of the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) was to examine and report on the planning and corporate governance for the new regional delivery model of the National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality (NAP) program, jointly administered by the Department of Agriculture...

Assessment of salinity management options for Kyeamba Creek, New South Wales: data analysis and groundwater modelling

This is a study of the hydrogeological factors influencing salinity in the Kyeamba catchment, NSW. The study describes the physical setting and condition of the catchment and aquifer system, and examines various data interpretations on the conceptual model of flow processes for recharge and discharge.

Living with salinity: a report on progress

This report examines the long-term success of federal programs that seek to reduce the extent and economic impact of salinity in the Australian environment. This included: progress of national programs to address salinity; support available to regional catchment management authorities to achieve national goals; and...