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ICE WaRM have done much to improve excellence in water resources management since its inception in December 2004, including development of extensive international alliances and creation / delivery of customised education and training courses. I’ve personally benefited from, and really enjoyed, many fascinating webinars delivered by ICE WaRM and partner organisation Australian Water School. I wish all ICE WaRM staff impacted by this change all the best for the future.
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ICE WaRM Announcement

For 15 years the International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM) has been dedicated to advancing excellence in water leadership across the global water sector.

During this time, we have adapted to change and withstood several challenges. Unfortunately, despite our ongoing efforts in a changing environment, ICE WaRM is no longer able to continue operating.

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#WaterREvolution

The Peter Cullen Water and Environment Trust are hosting the water event of the year in Canberra on 22nd May 2020!

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Digital connection with the global water sector

Friday, 14 February, 2020

Climate change is influencing extreme weather events around the world, linking to extended drought periods, intensity of extreme rainfall leading to floods and harsher fire weather. Adaptation, building resilience, and meeting needs and expectations for clean food and liveability, requires global solutions and local adoption.

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Unlocking clean green economic development in Nepal

Friday, 14 February, 2020

Senior parliamentarians and business leaders from Nepal have visited South Australia at the invitation of Australia’s Ambassador to Nepal, to explore opportunities in agriculture with a focus on water as an enabler to new agribusiness and the adoption of Australian quality assurance standards.

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Reinstating water reform and research to the top of the political agenda

Thursday, 30 January, 2020

An opinion piece by Darryl Day.

As we reach the half-way mark of the devastating bushfire season in Australia and see the impact of the prolonged drought on existing water supplies on regional and rural communities, it is time to commit to new measures for water security. There needs to be a short term focus on recovery addressing water quality and quantity in catchments impacted by the bushfires, with a medium to longer term focus on water reform, research and implementing a portfolio approach of “all options on the table” in providing sustainable and resilient water supplies for our regional and remote communities.

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Enhancing regional development through negotiation

Thursday, 30 January, 2020

Energy and water are critical to the economic development of Nepal, the success of which is highly dependent on win-win transboundary water agreements between India and Nepal, and intra-regional energy agreements which incentivise investment in energy security. This understanding prompted the Government of Nepal to highlight capacity development in water and energy negotiation as a priority initiative, at the Nepal-Australia Joint Advisory Committee on Water Resources Management.

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Progressive reform through independent regulation in Maharashtra

Thursday, 16 January, 2020

The Maharashtra Centre for Innovation, Progressive Regulation and Awareness in Water (M-CIPRAW) is taking on the big issues, proving policy options and bringing together diverse views on the challenges of providing access to safe drinking water and sustainable development.

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Managing the impact of bushfires on water

Thursday, 16 January, 2020

Australia has seen a devastating start to the 2019-20 bushfire season which began in September, with separate fires extending across all states almost concurrently. This has resulted in the tragic loss of lives, homes, giant trees, native animals, pets, livestock and more. It has also required a massive national and international team response including firefighters, volunteers and the army. Fires are still burning around the country, and alarmingly, the fire season is expected to continue until at least April.

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End of year message 2019

Thursday, 12 December, 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, we reflect on the last 12 months and our thoughts go out to those who have been impacted by extreme weather events, including the drought across Australia, and the failed monsoon and record temperatures in Northern Australia.

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