This paper defines what is meant by groundwater trading in Australia, and describes the current status of groundwater trading in the various Australian states and territories. Issues and benefits associated with groundwater trading are identified, and are illustrated with reference to a case study aquifer. Finally a recently developed framework for groundwater trading to meet Australian water management requirements is summarised.
Research Article|September 14 2013
Groundwater trading in Australia
S. J. Lawson
S. J. Lawson, P. B. Kumar; Groundwater trading in Australia. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply 1 September 2013; 13 (5): 1390–1395. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/ws.2013.144
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