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Federal Government to fund new groundwater study in NSW

Federal Government to fund new groundwater study in NSW

21 April 2009

The NSW Department of Water and Energy will undertake a new study to improve understanding of how pumping and tidal patterns in coastal sand and alluvial aquifers affect groundwater quality and depend

Groundwater in the Sydney Basin - Symposium

Groundwater in the Sydney Basin - Symposium

9 April 2009

The NSW Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) is convening a symposium on Groundwater in the Sydney Basin from Tuesday August 4 to Wednesday August 5, 2009.

Groundwater-dwelling animals threatened with extinction

Groundwater-dwelling animals threatened with extinction

30 March 2009

Pin-point sized crustaceans preserved in alcohol at The University of Western Australia for almost 20 years have recently been identified as a species unique to sites on the Gnangara Mound near Perth.

$1 million for new trust to honour Peter Cullen

$1 million for new trust to honour Peter Cullen

13 March 2009

Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, today announced $1 million funding to help establish the Peter Cullen Water and Environment Trust.

$7.5 million federal funding for groundwater management

$7.5 million federal funding for groundwater management

4 March 2009

Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, has announced new federal funding totalling $7,576,000 for groundwater management projects.

Researchers closing in on the secret of salt tolerant plants

Researchers closing in on the secret of salt tolerant plants

27 February 2009

University of Tasmania researchers believe they have the "missing link" to make plants salt tolerant.

Red gums dying in central NSW wetlands

Red gums dying in central NSW wetlands

26 February 2009

Ancient red river gums are dying in vast numbers due to water diversions from the Lachlan River in central NSW, according to a new report.

Water-wise nursery a hit with Alice locals

Water-wise nursery a hit with Alice locals

26 February 2009

An Alice Springs water retention project, which is saving thousands of litres a year, is providing a model for local gardeners in central Australia.

Indian Ocean causes Big Dry: drought mystery solved

Indian Ocean causes Big Dry: drought mystery solved

5 February 2009

The causes of south-eastern Australia's longest, most severe and damaging droughts have been discovered, with the surprise finding that they originate far away in the Indian Ocean.

Removing some cloud seeds of doubt

Removing some cloud seeds of doubt

1 February 2009

A new analysis of precipitation records from the long-term cloud seeding operation in Tasmania that shows a promising increase in rainfall during periods of seeding.

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