The first Women in Research Citations awards have been announced with one of CSIRO’s water modelling researchers among the leading women scientists named.
The trials and tribulations of the Murray-Darling Basin have delivered an unlikely outcome – an international relationship Australia now shares with other major river basins across continents. Having learnt how to survive with catastrophic floods and droughts, Australia’s hard-won lessons in managing water under extreme scarcity are now being put to good use at the global forefront of water management at the basin scale.
Holding wet-season water underground for use in the dry season is a technique that holds promise for parts of northern Australia.
As we head into summer, short-term and seasonal forecasts of how much water is coming down our rivers—or, indeed, how little—are more reliable than ever.
In India and Nepal, better water management is helping to improve and secure the economic prospects for rural women.