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Water Use and Management in Victoria's Food Bowl

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Fagan, Ann
  • Journal Name: Interaction
  • Journal Number: Vol. 36, No. 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

Irrigation system modernization programs like the Food Bowl Modernization Proposal balances the need for substantial water allocations to the environment and increasing, competing demands for water for agriculture and food production. This proposal re-configures the irrigation system making the region more attractive to investors and farmers wanting to expand or re-develop existing properties to achieve sustainable outcomes.

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