Tuesday, 4 June 2013
The system features approximately 600 000 bores and associated lithology.
The Bureau recently released two new groundwater webpages containing supporting information for the National Groundwater Information System and the National Aquifer Framework.
Access to nationally consistent groundwater information informs decision-making about the management of important groundwater resources.
Read more about Groundwater information.
Aiming to increase awareness of water use responsibilities
Current water restrictions information for the whole of Australia is now available through the Bureau’s new Water Restrictions website.
Read more about New national Water Restrictions website.
'I’m delighted to join the Bureau.'
Graham Hawke joined the Bureau of Meteorology in April as Deputy Director, Climate and Water.
Before joining the Bureau, Graham was at Southern Rural Water for 14 years, most recently as General Manager Strategic and Technical. He has also worked with the private sector and local government.
Read more about Graham Hawke joins the Bureau.
The Australian Hydrological Geospatial Fabric (Geofabric) tutorial series has expanded, with a further two tutorials now available.
Read more about New Geofabric tutorials.
Three major water storages managed by Hunter Water in NSW have been added to the Bureau’s Water Storage website.
These additions bring the total number of water storages on the site to 303.
Read more about Three additional water storages added.