No one state for water catchments

New research has developed understanding of how water catchments react to natural disturbances in relation to wet and dry years.

The work shows that in some catchments, after a wet year the stream flow and water table do not always return to their previous state as has been traditionally assumed.

The research also discusses how catchment resilience can be measured, which could lead to more informed decisions about water resourcing.

Read more at University of Melbourne