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Table of Contents

Chapter 3

I Background

II Early European Settlements

III Assessment Of Available Water Resources

IV Water Supplies For Goldmining Development

V Irrigation Development

VI Farm And Stock Water Supplies

VII Urban Water Supplies

VIII Wastewater Management And Treatment

IX Water Quality Management

X Limnological And Water Quality Research

XI New Techniques In Water Resource Planning And Management

XII Legislation

XIII Conclusion

XIV List Of Abbreviations

XV Acknowledgements

XVI Plantations-high Productivity Resources



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The ready co-operation of several federal and State water authorities and individuals involved in the water industry in providing copies of reports, papers, unpublished data and comments based on their extensive experience is gratefully acknowledged. Particular thanks are due to Mr David Constable, Mr Alan Strom, Mr W. J. Robertson, Dr Barry Hart and Mr A. G. Robertson for their advice and contributions, and to those members of staff at Chisholm Institute of Technology and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering who assisted in the typing of drafts of this chapter. For the use of illustrations thanks are due to the Rural Water Commission of Victoria, the Bureau of Mineral Resources, the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works, the Water Supply Department of South Australia, and the Public Works Department, Western Australia.

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