Land Use Change & Water Resources – Review of Policy Options
Prepared for the Victorian Department of Primary Industries
Released April 2010, © ACIL Tasman Pty Ltd
Land use changes can affect the water balance of a catchment by intercepting and using rainfall that would otherwise become surface runoff or recharge to groundwater.
This just released ACIL Tasman study addresses water interception associated with land use change and the range of policy instruments available.
This study aids discussion on this important topic and is the cornerstone of the Our Water Our Future Action 2.20 project.
The views expressed in this paper do not necessarily reflect those of the Victorian Government.
|Part I: Introductory|
|Part II: Nature of the problem|
|Part III: What to do about the problem|
11 Issues in developing response options
|Part IV: Concluding material|
19 Concluding comments
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