This guide presents six elements that can be helpful when establishing or reforming a policy framework for managing water for the environment in any jurisdiction, based on learnings from the experience of Australia and other countries: 

  • Confirm a vision for water management and the value of water 
  • Understand changing water availability and demand over time 
  • Determine allocation of water between uses 
  • Ensure effective water policies and institutions 
  • Plan, monitor and deliver water for the environment 
  • Assess and improve system effectiveness and efficiency
You can download the guidebook at the following link from the Australian Water Partnership Website.