Application of the Adaptive Water Governance Project to the Management of the Lake Eyre Basin and Its Connections to the Great Artesian Basin
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This report applies the findings of the Adaptive Water Governance Project (AWG Project) to water management in South Australia and specifically to the Lake Eyre Basin (LEB) and its linkages to the Great Artesian Basin (GAB). The AWG Project is focused on the role of law in achieving water governance capable of facilitating management, adaptation and transformation in the face of climate change. The AWG Project approach begins with characterization of a water basin focusing on the interaction between humans and water. It then identifies the potential drivers of change and the legacy impacts that may constrain future options. The final step requires an analysis of the legal framework and authority for water management. This approach allows consideration of the role of law in a basin-specific context.
Barbara Cosens, Application of the Adaptive Water Governance Project to the Management of the Lake Eyre Basin and Its Connections to the Great Artesian Basin (2015).