The Queensland Water Modelling Network (QWMN) aims to improve the state’s capacity to model its surface water and groundwater resources and improve the quality of it’s models. Established by the Queensland Government in 2017, the QWMN provides tools, information and collaborative platforms to support best-practice use of water models and the uptake of their results […]
Paddock to Reef – Integrated Monitoring, Modelling and Reporting Program
Targeting investment to improve the health of the Great Barrier Reef. What is the Paddock to Reef program? The Paddock to Reef Integrated Monitoring, Modelling and Reporting Program (Paddock to Reef program) started in 2009 as a joint initiative of the Australian and Queensland governments to report on water quality improvement resulting from investment in […]
Integrated Water Resources Management in Lao PDR
Water is essential to life and culture in the People’s Democratic Republic of Lao. More than third of GDP and 75% of employment comes from subsistence agriculture, which is heavily dependent on rainfall and Lao’s rivers. Traditionally, the People’s Democratic Republic of Lao (Lao PDR) was considered a water rich country, but increasing demand for […]
Using Source for water and catchment management in the Australian Capital Territory
Source models support strategic planning, policy development, catchment and water resource management in the Australian Capital Territory The models underpin the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Water Strategy 2014-44 – Striking the Balance and support the ACT Government to meet its obligations under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan 2012. Together with eWater, the ACT Environment, Planning and […]
River Basin Models and Water Sharing Policy in the upper Godavari Sub-Basin, Maharashtra, India
eWater assisted the Maharashtra Department of Water Resources to develop a modelling framework to test water management options and to support the development of an integrated water resources management (IWRM) plan for the Upper Godavari sub-basin.
Melbourne Water – Improving water security with Integrated Water Resource Management
For 130 years Melbourne’s catchments and water infrastructure have provided for the water needs of Melbourne’s growing population and industry. Population growth and climate change are putting increasing pressure on Melbourne’s traditional water supplies. Melbourne Water is working with retail water company customers to adopt a more integrated approach to delivering water services, with the […]
Using Australian water tools to develop new drought metrics for Cambodia
eWater, in partnership with UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), Geoscience Australia (GA) and the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) implemented a pilot using space-based data to help water users in drought prone countries to better understand and manage droughts.