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Murray-Darling proposal brings us closer to shared understanding

Admin Keep Queensland Beautiful - Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Sharing water between different groups in society is almost inevitably a very contentious issue. Throughout the world, there are daily conflicts between people about how water can be used; at an individual level between neighbouring land holders, between communities and even countries.

To address these conflicts, a solution has to be found to enable users (including the environment itself), to have access to the water resources they require both for basic survival, and for economic growth. If this does not happen, then inevitably, conflicts occur.

Read more: http://theconversation.edu.au/murray-darling-proposal-brings-us-closer-to-shared-understanding-10362