Water Journal : Water Journal May 2013
MANAGING EDITOR -- Anne Lawton Tel: 02 9467 8434 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org TECHNICAL EDITOR -- Chris Davis Email: email@example.com CREATIVE DIRECTOR -- Mike Wallace Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ADVERTISING SALES MANAGER -- Kirsti Couper Tel: 02 9467 8408 (Mob) 0417 441 821 Email: email@example.com NATIONAL MANAGER -- PUBLISHING -- Wayne Castle Email: firstname.lastname@example.org CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER -- Tom Mollenkopf EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT -- Despina Hasapis Email: email@example.com EDITORIAL BOARD Frank R Bishop (Chair); Dr Bruce Anderson, AECOM; Dr Terry Anderson, Consultant SEWL; Dr Andrew Bath, Water Corporation; Michael Chapman, GHD; Wilf Finn, Norton Rose Australia; Robert Ford, Central Highlands Water (rtd); Ted Gardner (rtd); Antony Gibson, Orica Watercare; Dr Lionel Ho, AWQC, SA Water; Dr Brian Labza, Dept Health WA; Dr Robbert van Oorschot, GHD; John Poon, CH2M Hill; David Power, BECA Consultants; Dr Ashok Sharma, CSIRO. PUBLISH DATES Water Journal is published eight times per year: February, April, May, June, August, September, November and December. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of our 2013 Editorial Calendar. EDITORIAL SUBMISSIONS Acceptance of editorial submissions is at the discretion of the Editors and Editorial Board. • Technical Papers & Technical Features: Chris Davis, Technical Editor, email: email@example.com AND firstname.lastname@example.org Technical Paper Submission Guidelines Technical Papers should be 3,000--4,000 words long and accompanied by relevant graphics, tables and images. For more detailed submission guidelines please email: email@example.com • General Feature Articles, Industry News, Opinion Pieces & Media Releases: Anne Lawton, Managing Editor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org General Feature Submission Guidelines General Features should be 1,500--2,000 words and accompanied by relevant graphics, tables and images. For more details please email: email@example.com • Water Business & Product News: Kirsti Couper, Advertising Sales Manager, email: firstname.lastname@example.org ADVERTISING Advertisements are included as an information service to readers and are reviewed before publication to ensure relevance to the water sector and the objectives of AWA. PUBLISHER Australian Water Association (AWA) Publishing, Level 6, 655 Paci c Hwy, PO Box 222, St Leonards NSW 1590; Tel: +61 2 9436 0055 or 1300 361 426, Fax: +61 2 9436 0155, Email: email@example.com, Web: www.awa.asn.au COPYRIGHT Water Journal is subject to copyright and may not be reproduced in any format without the written permission of AWA. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org DISCLAIMER Australian Water Association assumes no responsibility for opinions or statements of fact expressed by contributors or advertisers. Cover The Murray River ows through a semi-arid landscape near Mildura, Victoria. Irrigated vineyards in the background cling to the river's edge, for without the water from the river for irrigation, horticulture in the region would not exist. From the AWA President The Times, They Are A Changin' Lucia Cade 4 From the AWA Chief Executive Time For The Fat Lady To Sing? Tom Mollenkopf 5 My Point of View Science To Underpin Policy -- But What's The Best Science? Dr Tony Minns 6 Crosscurrent 10 Industry News 18 AWA Young Water Professionals 5 Tips For Writing & Presenting A Conference Paper Jo Greene 26 AWA News 28 Water Business New Products and Services 90 Advertisers Index 96 regular features contents 35 special features NWC's Murray--Darling Basin Plan Audit Role Karlene Maywald 32 The Murray--Darling Basin Plan: A Case Study Dr Michelle Akeroyd & Dr Tony Minns 35 Tales Of The South Paci c The bene ts of Twinning Partnerships Jim Keary 40 conference report National Water Education, Ef ciency and Skills Conference A round-up of the event 42 technical papers 45 volume 40 no 3 1 Contents MAY 2013 water water journal Looking down onto the River Murray at Renmark, South Australia.
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