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Balancing the social, environmental and financial demands in unconventional gas extraction

Wednesday, 20 March, 2019

There has been much discussion about Australia’s looming domestic gas shortage and current coal seam gas operations on the east coast are now preparing for closure resulting from ‘over-ambitious estimates of reserves.’

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Foresight for food systems in South Asia

Thursday, 7 March, 2019

More than 50 participants from Bangladesh, India and Nepal convened in Kathmandu, Nepal on 11-14 February, to explore key impacts and future trends for food systems, at both local and regional levels.

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New approaches to recharging aquifers in India

Wednesday, 6 March, 2019

Modern technologies and effective community participation are now essential in the effective implementation of recharging aquifers in India.

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Politics and the art of high-stake negotiations

Thursday, 21 February, 2019

The Murray Darling Basin has drawn much attention in recent months, sparked by allegations of illegal water extraction, drought and the devastating consequences of reduced environmental flow resulting in mass fish deaths. As many stakeholders with varying interests vie for a part of the valuable resource, it is not surprising to see all invested players join the debate.

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Research Alumna gives back by shaping young careers

Wednesday, 20 February, 2019

The projected population growth worldwide and climate change are expected to present uncertainty and variability in the amount of available freshwater resources around the globe.

This issue highlights the dire need to use the principles of a circular economy and fit-for purpose supply in water management by reusing wastewater and capturing stormwater to meet the non-potable demands where drinking water quality is not required.

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Dam breach technology provides life saving data

Thursday, 7 February, 2019

The risk posed by the potential failure of a dam is often poorly understood and hundreds, if not thousands of dams around the world with low safety ratings continue to operate.

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Improving water resources management in Afghanistan

Wednesday, 6 February, 2019

Leading water managers from Afghanistan, including the Director General of Kabul River Basin, met in Nepal this week to participate in a high level water resources management training programme.

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New collaboration with Asian Confluence

Thursday, 24 January, 2019

ICE WaRM is looking forward to collaborating on future projects with India based organisation, Asian Confluence.

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The importance of being uncertain in groundwater modelling

Thursday, 24 January, 2019

Current practice in groundwater modelling for assessing environmental risk is often insufficient when predicting potential impacts and their likelihood. Making uncertainty analysis a routine component of assessments represents a major reform for groundwater modelling in Australia.

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India embraces new thinking on gender and social inclusion

Thursday, 10 January, 2019

Conversations in India on gender and social inclusion in relation to water are changing. ICE WaRM is seeing a substantial shift from reluctant participation in water management capacity development programmes to a desire for knowledge that embraces new thinking on gender and social inclusion.

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