Watering sportsgrounds during restrictions: perspectives from Melbourne Metropolitan Councils

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dc.contributor.author Chong, Joanne en_US
dc.contributor.author Partridge, Emma en_US
dc.contributor.editor Australlian Water Association (AWA), en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-16T04:59:34Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-16T04:59:34Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2009002665 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Chong Joanne and Partridge Emma 2009, 'Watering sportsgrounds during restrictions: perspectives from Melbourne Metropolitan Councils', Australlian Water Association (AWA), Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-7. en_US
dc.identifier.issn - en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/11878
dc.description.abstract Restrictions on outdoor water use have been a key element of the response to drought in metropolitan Melbourne. When stage 3A restrictions were introduced in April 2007, managers of grassed sportsgrounds ? mainly local councils ? were limited to watering 1 in 4 sites, and were required to make a 25% saving in water used outdoors. In late 2007, an allocation scheme was introduced as an alternative option available to councils for watering sportsgrounds. This research aims to inform the development of future drought response mechanisms, by providing insight into recent perspectives from Melbourne?s metropolitan local councils on watering sportsgrounds during drought. Through a series of semi-structured interviews, this research explored the underlying drivers, barriers, constraints and opportunities for efficient water management for grassed sportsgrounds. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Australlian Water Association (AWA) en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://www.ozwater09.com.au/ en_US
dc.title Watering sportsgrounds during restrictions: perspectives from Melbourne Metropolitan Councils en_US
dc.parent Ozwater '09: From Challenges to Solutions en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 7 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCRch.Institute for Sustainable Futures en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 050200 en_US
dc.personcode 100287 en_US
dc.personcode 040727 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Environmental Science and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Ozwater: From Challenges to Solutions en_US
dc.date.activity 20090316 en_US
dc.location.activity Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.description.keywords water restrictions; outdoor; sportsgrounds; Melbourne Metropolitan Councils; drought response; interviews; en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 040727 en_US


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