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WSA and AWS at International Rivers Symposium

Water Stewardship Australia and its international partner the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) held a joint seminar at this year’s International Rivers Symposium in Brisbane.  The well attended session, titled Building Catchment Level Engagement Through Water Stewardship, attracted a range of organisations interested in new approaches to engaging stakeholders in water stewardship. The session was…

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Inghams and Western Port Biosphere Lead Australian Field Trial Program

Inghams Enterprises has become the first major Australian company to test the new beta version International Water Stewardship Standard. The trial is being conducted at the company’s Somerville plant near Melbourne; the same plant that had previously tested the first Australian Water Stewardship Standard. Since that trial the plant has been rebuilt following a fire.…

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AWS at Stockholm World Water Week

With its theme of Water Cooperation: Building Partnerships, Stockholm World Water Week 2013 was a very encouraging event for the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). AWS co-convened (with GIZ/The Water Futures Partnership and CEO Water Mandate) a seminar on “How Can Corporate Water Stewardship Partnerships Benefit Society?” This seminar was very well attended, and also…

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Press Release: Goulburn Broken Field Trial Validates Water Stewardship Tool

A field trial in the Goulburn Broken catchment has helped to establish water stewardship as a viable tool for meeting customer expectations, promoting best practice and engaging major water users in natural resource management. Water Stewardship Australia undertook the trial of its world-leading water stewardship standard in cooperation with the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority…

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WSA Publishes Full Field Trial Report

Water Stewardship Australia (WSA) has completed its report on the full field trial of the Australian Water Stewardship Standard (Draft 2). The trial was the most comprehensive of any Australian Water Stewardship Standard to date. The project included Dairy Australia, the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GBCMA), local farmers and Tatura Milk Industries (TMI). The…

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