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Blogs expressing personal perspectives on issues

Creating ripples

Ripple Effect 51: Quick Trip Down Under Then Back to the Blockchain Such fun to participate in this riveting discussion with Emily Lewis. We covered topics from how the Murray-Darling Basin approached their water scarcity issues and created one of the world’s most developed water markets, to blockchain as a tool for facilitating water market …

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Water Wallets: The life history of your water right

In recent weeks I have been reflecting on two very different life experiences. One is my experience as a “road warrior” travelling the world to discuss water issues with government policy makers, regulators, and operators. The other is being the owner of groundwater and riparian water rights. On the face of it these two experiences …

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Water: Digitally transformed

In our last opinion piece, we argued that water rights management is ripe for disruption and digital transformation. But what exactly does digital transformation mean, what is driving it, and how does it link to water rights management?  To quote the Sound of Music: “Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start.”  “Data is widely recognised as having the potential …

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Water rights: the beating heart of sustainable water management?

Water is vital to our wellbeing and prosperity, individually and collectively. In times of plenty we give it little thought, while in times of scarcity we recognise its true value, at least momentarily. With advancing climate change impacting water availability, coupled with growing demand there are many headlines all over the world talking of actual and impending …

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