Climate Change Adaptation and the Australian Urban Water Industry

Report / Paper

Climate Change Adaptation and the Australian Urban Water Industry

PUBLISHED DATE

May 2012

RESOURCE

This report is organized into three themes. Within each theme, the risks and key challenges are identified, as are adaptation actions that have been initiated. It summarizes those activities, and highlights opportunities to further enhance the Australian urban water industries’ preparedness for both current and future climate change. The report concludes that Australian cities and towns need more resilient and climate-independent sources of water