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April 28, 2020

Sustaining Biodiversity During Declining Water Quality

Stormwater in Western Australia by Mikaela Hearne Managing the quality of surface water and groundwater systems is essential for sustaining aquatic ecosystems, as well as the considerable variety of waterway types and the unique biodiversity they support within Western Australia (WA). Water quality generally refers to the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the water… Continue reading Blog

April 9, 2020

Rethinking Water Use in a Drying Climate

Perth, Western Australia by Mikaela Hearne Adjusting to climate change Groundwater is an extremely important resource in WA, and it currently supplies approximately two-thirds of the state’s water. In recent years, Western Australia and in particular the South West and Perth Regions have become hotter and drier due to climate change, (as discussed in our… Continue reading Blog

March 31, 2020

Bore Water (Ground Water)

Rural Water Allocation and Quality by Mikaela Hearne A Vital Resource Water from private bores is a vital source within Western Australia, particularly for rural areas where scheme water is unavailable and rainfall is unreliable. This water resource is also important for developers and miners within these rural areas. If you are a local farmer,… Continue reading Blog