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Research Outcomes | Project 1124

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm AEST

Join the project team behind Project 1124 for a knowledge sharing event to learn about the outcomes of this project.

Protecting source water is crucial for ensuring the safety and affordability of drinking water supplies. Preventing contamination at the source offers a more reliable safeguard than removing contaminants later. The Australian Drinking Water Guidelines emphasise the importance of maximising source water protection as part of a comprehensive strategy to mitigate potential contamination.

However, water utilities are facing growing pressure to introduce or expand recreational access to drinking water catchments and storages. There is ongoing debate about the impacts of various types of recreational activities across Australia.

In this webinar, join Dr Dan Deere from Water Futures and Karla Billington from Natural Logic, who, along with key project participants, have compiled the latest practices and tools used by drinking water supply managers. These resources help navigate the complex decision-making processes required to balance multiple demands on these natural settings. This webinar will enhance your understanding of the risks to public health and water security associated with recreational access.

Discover how Australian drinking water supply and catchment management organisations can improve their decision-making by effectively assessing the potential risks, impacts, and benefits of recreational access in drinking water catchments. You will gain an overview of the current state of recreational access in Australia, the associated risks, and the types of cost-benefit analyses utilities can use when evaluating recreational access.

Join us to learn more about the outcomes of this important project and how it can inform better practices for managing drinking water catchments in Australia.



This event is FREE and exclusively for WaterRA members. We encourage our Utility members to attend.


July 9
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm AEST
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