US Drought Kills 100 Million Trees
Drought in California has killed more than 102 million trees in a die-off that increases the risk of catastrophic wildfires and other threats to humans, officials...
From Toilet to Tap: Would You Drink Recycled Water?
Let’s face it, we all feel a little bit icky when we think about toilet water generally.
Victoria Paying Price for Ignoring Desal
Victoria ignored advice to order desalinated water in 2012 and regional communities are still paying the price, Water Minister Lisa Neville says.
Switch ON the Vic Desal Plant Already!
Extremely low rainfall in regional Victoria means the switch could finally be flicked on the state's controversial $6.1 billion Wonthaggi desalination plant.
Victoria Drought Could Final Turn On Desalination Plant
Record low rainfall in regional Victoria means the controversial $6.1 billion Wonthaggi desalination plant might finally be turned on.
Designing the Built Environment for Climate Change
Climate change is leading to warmer and more extreme weather, including more severe droughts and more powerful storms such as hurricanes and cyclones. This more extreme...
Morrison Weighs up Drought-proofing Tools
A national water transport network to help farmers is one proposal Prime Minister Scott Morrison will look at to guard against future droughts.
Sydney's Desalination Plant being Tested
Work is underway preparing Sydney's desalination plant so it can be switched on if the city's dam levels continue to fall during the NSW drought.
NSW Open to Army Support in Tackling Drought
NSW may call on the army to help drought-stricken farmers if the situation gets worse, the premier says.
Victoria Water Threatened by Collapsing Forest
A vital forest in Victoria's central highlands is facing imminent collapse, posing a major threat to Melbourne's water supply, a landmark study says.
No End in Sight for Drought-hit NSW
Farmers desperate for Autumn rains to keep alive their cattle, flocks and crops are struggling in the dry heat of a drought which is affecting a...