TRaCK: Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge

Science and knowledge that governments, communities, industries for sustainable use of Australia's tropical rivers and estuaries

2.4 Science in water planning

Title2.4 Science in water planning
Publication TypePresentation
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsMackenzie, J
KeywordsScience, water planning
Abstract

This module briefly summarises how science is used to support the water planning process. It describes the role of hydrological science, land use assessment, social and economic impact assessment and environmental science in developing water plans. Finally, it seeks to show how this science is used to create models and develop different options for water use and availability.