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Our brains are hardwired to stop us drinking more water than is healthy, according to a new brain imaging study led by The University Of Melbourne and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.

Water efficiency, food security and environmental sustainability will be the focus of a new joint research centre between Australia and China, officially launched in Beijing today.

Understanding how our water catchments react to natural disturbances, may offer hydrologists greater insight into how to manage our water supplies. Key to this, is an understanding of the steady state and why water responds differently in different circumstances. 

More than 100 water managers and scientists from across Australia are meeting in Canberra to develop a vision of how we better measure outcomes from water initiatives across Australia.

The Federal Government has announced a fresh batch of changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan which affects irrigators in South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria.

Clearing waterways of vegetation will have a negative effect on the environment without solving flooding problems, warns water expert Professor Andrew Western, from the School of Engineering, University of Melbourne.

University of Melbourne researchers have launched a new iPhone app that factors in local rainfall information and plant type to help gardeners remember how much to water and when.

Will Australia ever take up water recycling and consider the idea of ‘Toilet to Tap’?

Sustainable water management and reducing greenhouse gas emissions will be the focus of new research involving Australia’s University of Melbourne and China Agricultural University (CAU). 

Dwindling resources and radical environmental change is putting access to essential services like food and water at risk, according to the Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab (VEIL).

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