Research fellow, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne
Dr Avril Horne is a research fellow in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering at The University of Melbourne. She is involved with the Departmental Research Group in Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources. She is currently developing a decision support tool to assist in seasonal environmental watering decisions including delivery, carryover and trade of water. Research interests - environmental water management - water resource management and policy - water trade
Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack last week suggested the government would look at changing the law to allow water to be taken from the environment and given to farmers struggling with the drought. This is a bad...