The environment needs to be protected in any water allocation scheme or we destroy the foundation of our whole life. That of course will destroy the economy in a short or longer time frame .
This session with examine regimes to protect the environment at the scars of short and liner term and of course at different spatial scales .
The key note presentation will examine the regimes that exist in Australia and the concept of consumptive pool. Details of the implementation issues will be provided and the strength of the legal mechanisms.
The panel will cone up with suggestions to assist the decision makers