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The group acknowledges the assistance of Jan Wightley from NSW Department of Primary Industries (Wellington) and project assistance from South East, Central West and Hunter Local Land Services and the former Catchment Management Authorities of Southern Rivers, Border Rivers-Gwydir, Northern Rivers, Central West, Hunter-Central Rivers, Hawkesbury-Nepean, Sydney Metropolitan, Lachlan, Murrumbidgee and Murray.
In the context of adaptive catchment management, working with these ideas was potentially a radical move.
7) Informal conversations with staff from natural resource management (NRM) agencies including the North East Catchment Management Authority (NECMA), Parks Victoria and Department of Environment and Primary Industries;
Secretary Neric Acosta, presidential adviser for environmental protection and LLDA general manager, said that the spillway should be done in combination with other measures to control flooding such as improved catchment management, creation of a floodplain storage in the Marikina catchment as well as the dredging of Pasig River, Napindan Channel and small tributaries surrounding the lake to ease water flow.
More regionally, what could be done would be to artificially water the areas within the catchment management areas, but in drought periods we might not be able to divide that much water.
Sub sectors of water, such as flood management, ground water resources management and catchment management are working in silos without incorporating modern technologies and community participation.
For students in earth and environmental science and civil engineering, and professionals in environmental planning, civil engineering, municipal and industrial water supply, irrigation, and catchment management, Gupta (hydrology, Physical Research Laboratory, India) discusses the fundamental principles, methods, and problems associated with modern hydrology and its major subsections.
This Sustainable Catchment Management Programme (SCaMP) is a rare example of landscape-scale delivery of multiple ecosystem services, and Vyrnwy Estate arguably opens up the best opportunity to do the same in Wales.
Stefano Di Pieri, a passionate advocate for the Murray River and a supporter of the Just Add Water campaign, played generous host to ACF's Just Add Water team, supporters and project partners including mecu, Observant, Parks Victoria, Mallee Catchment Management Authority, Department of Sustainability, and Environment Victoria.
Recommendations are made for successive one-component interventions focusing on catchment management to ensure protection of current and alternative water supplies.
One of the most concerning complaints came from Bittell Reservoirs Catchment Management Committee who claim a new 700 housing estate could put its workers at risk from assault.
Based on long-term ethnographic research, (1) this article presents a comparative view of two groups in Queensland: a local catchment management group in Brisbane, and the participants in a bi-annual water festival in Maroochydore.
The following section provides a brief overview of the developing concept of integrated catchment management as an approach to environmental and landscape management.
Dr Ken Whelan, Director of the Marine Institute's Aquaculture and Catchment Management Services Team, said the placing of high-tech tags on the fish could help them understand why the salmon aren't returning.