🎧 Water banking, rain farming and other ways to safeguard against future drought (RN Future Tense)

Listened Water banking, rain farming and other ways to safeguard against future drought from ABC Radio National

Water banking involves the deliberate injection of surplus water into known aquifers. The idea is to repurpose the world’s many artesian basins as giant sustainable storage tanks – ones that can readily be drawn upon in times of drought.

It’s just one of the ideas we explore in the second instalment of our two-part series on water conflict and management – the politics, the problems and the potential solutions.

It would seem that each of these ‘solutions’ goes beyond the individual or even the corperation. They require a new operating system which focuses on the greater of for all.

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