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2℃ of global warming would put pressure on Melbourne’s water supply

September 2, 2019 3:37 pm Published by Comments Off on 2℃ of global warming would put pressure on Melbourne’s water supply

Melbourne’s existing water supplies may face pressure if global warming hits the 2℃ level. The effects of drying and warming in southern Australia are expected to reduce natural water supplies. If we overshoot 2℃ of warming, even the desalination plant might not provide enough drinking water to a growing population.

Water Security Series: The Melbourne Region Healthy Waterways Strategy

August 6, 2019 5:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Join us for a presentation and panel discussion on ‘The Melbourne region Healthy Waterways Strategy’ as part of the University of Melbourne’s Water Security Series. As Melbourne’s population grows and climate change impacts increase, the waterways of the region will be put under greater stress. Efforts to improve water quality, ecologic function and the amenity value of the waterways will need to be increased. The recently completed Melbourne region Healthy Waterways Strategy has established a new vision for the health... View Article