WA’s Water Corporation says Perth households have used eight billion litres more water than the target for this time of year.

One expert suggests the 10-year life expectancy gap between rural and metropolitan Australia could be linked to water quality.

The ocean off Western Australia will become an even bigger hive of mining activity next year.

Researchers have unveiled a new kind of fire-fighting foam that becomes stronger as the temperature increases.

A new study has shown the mental health strain that climate change can bring for Australian workers.

The Federal Government signed an international climate change deal in Paris on Saturday night, which seeks to limit the future increase in global temperatures to “well below” 2 degrees Celsius.

The Tasmanian Government is considering paying up to $20 million to attach the state to a global underwater digital cable network.

A new round of inquiry has slammed various aspects of Victoria’s Hazelwood mine, which caught fire and burned for 45 days last year.

A parliamentary inquiry in Victoria has recommended that the state’s ban on coal seam gas (CSG) extraction should continue, but cannot decide how long it should last.

The ACT’s Government-owned utility Icon Water has been accused of sacking workers because they are too old.

Toxic blue-green algae has appeared in sections of the NSW’s Menindee Lakes.

Beijing has issued its first-ever red alert for pollution, with a new blanket of choking smog about to descend on the city.

The former head of Tasmanian Irrigation, Chris Oldfield, is about to take up his new position as the Australian Consul General and Senior Trade Commissioner in San Francisco.

Farmers and residents around the NSW town of Caragabal are lobbying state and federal governments for funds to secure their water supply.

Coliban Water has awarded a tender to see the completion of the beleaguered Harcourt Rural Modernisation Project, south of Bendigo.

Water users in New South Wales may be able to receive a credit on their water allocations for re-injecting groundwater back into aquifers.

The Federal Government has unveiled a digitised version of Australia’s vast mapping network.

Reports say up to 32 people are dead after one of the worst offshore oil disasters in history.

Two major salmon producers will join local councils, Taswater, NRM South and the Derwent Estuary program to monitor waterways in southern Tasmania.

Japan is side-stepping international law to send its ships out to kill hundreds more Minke whales.

Senior Agriculture Department official Phillip Glyde has been named as the new Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) chief executive.

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