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Manuscript deadline
31 October 2021

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Australasian Journal of Water Resources

Special Issue Editor(s)

Joanne Tingey-Holyoak, University of South Australia
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Andrew Fenemor, Landcare Research Manaaki Whenua, Nelson, New Zealand

Geoff Syme, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay, Australia

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Improving water planning

Guest Editors: Joanne Tingey-Holyoak, Andrew Fenemor and Geoff Syme

Improved water resources planning is being called for around the globe, especially in times of increasing drought, pressurised agricultural supply chains, climate change and population growth. This Special Issue will address a range of issues pertaining to the economic, environmental and socio-cultural barriers and opportunities for more sustainable water management. It will address the practicalities of implementation of water governance in a complex world. The collection of manuscripts will highlight the history of water resources planning and management, and the current context including politics and decision making, and the role of economics, property rights, markets and justice in water management, including issues related to IWRM. In addition, innovations and ways forward will be considered. Specifically, the special issue will focus on three main areas:

1) Barriers and opportunities for water resources planning: past, present and future
a. History of water decision-making
b. The current context
i. Politics and decision-making
ii. The role of economics, property rights, markets and justice in water management
iii. Issues of IWRM
c. Future challenges
i. Water futures

2) Implementation: scales, irrigation and water augmentation, costing models, decisionmaking
cultures, institutional factors and more
a. Irrigation, urban demand and/or interactions between them
b. Costing models
c. Decision-making cultures

3) Case studies and lessons from Australia and New Zealand that can inform each other’s
water planning and management

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Submission Instructions

• Submission portal opens: 1st December 2020
• Full manuscripts due: 31st October 2021
• Final acceptance: Papers will published immediately they are accepted by the Guest Editors

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