Ag Water Conservation Policy Archive

An intersectoral comparison of Australian water reforms.

Reformation of the policies for allocating Australia's water resources has now assumed profound political, economic and social significance. However, there are marked contrasts between urban and agricultural sectors, in the approach to policy reform. Whereas governments have embarked on a range o... Read More

What is sustainability when on the climate roller coaster?

This paper is about the identification of the changing world climate drivers and speculation concerning the future impact such drivers will have on countries in the southern hemisphere, especially Australia and New Zealand. A focus for the above is a case study of climate change which has... Read More

Yucaipa Valley Water District Adopts “Water Banking” Strategy

The article focuses on the effort of the Yucaipa Valley Water District (YVWD) in California to adopt a water banking strategy. It is a way of coping with the drought and uncertainties that involve water deliveries from the Sacramento Delta. The strategy was one of the long-term conservation polic... Read More