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InnovativeInnovative SolutionsSolutions forfor ProducedProduced WaterWater ManagementManagement

forfor ProducedProduced WaterWater ManagementManagement Shaun Davidge Manager Community and Environment September

Shaun Davidge Manager Community and Environment

September 2009

ProducedProduced WaterWater –– thethe ChallengeChallenge

Queensland CSG Industry

- 25 GL per annum - 25 years - saline

WaterWater –– thethe ChallengeChallenge • Queensland CSG Industry - 25 GL per annum - 25 years

ProducedProduced WaterWater –– thethe ChallengeChallenge

Policy Setting

- beneficial use

- injection

- best net environmental and social outcomes

ChallengeChallenge • Policy Setting - beneficial use - injection - best net environmental and social outcomes

Environment:Environment: CaseCase StudyStudy -- FairviewFairview IrrigationIrrigation

Portfolio Approach

Meets Policy objectives

Meets operational objectives

Must provide a sustainable solution (wean on, wean off)

Fairview Irrigation Project is one part of the portfolio

Must provide a sustainable solution (wean on, wean off) • Fairview Irrigation Project is one part

Environment:Environment: CaseCase StudyStudy -- FairviewFairview IrrigationIrrigation

Eucalyptus Argophloia:

- regionally endemic

- salt tolerant

- frost tolerant

- cabinet hardwood timber

- sustained growth profile

- proven plantation success

Other species on trial

- cabinet hardwood timber - sustained growth profile - proven plantation success • Other species on
- cabinet hardwood timber - sustained growth profile - proven plantation success • Other species on

Environment:Environment: CaseCase StudyStudy -- FairviewFairview IrrigationIrrigation

Staged Approach

Match water production

Unique combination of environmental factors allows plantation irrigation

Resource Utilisation Plan

production • Unique combination of environmental factors allows plantation irrigation • Resource Utilisation Plan 7.

Environment:Environment: CaseCase StudyStudy -- FairviewFairview IrrigationIrrigation

Irrigated Fodder Crop Production

Demonstrating beneficial use

‘Kick start’ dry land crops

Working with neighbours

Crop Production • Demonstrating beneficial use • ‘Kick start’ dry land crops • Working with neighbours

SantosSantos andand DERMDERM requirerequire comprehensivecomprehensive impactimpact monitoringmonitoring systemssystems

SantosSantos andand DERMDERM requirerequire comprehensivecomprehensive impactimpact monitoringmonitoring systemssystems 9.
SantosSantos andand DERMDERM requirerequire comprehensivecomprehensive impactimpact monitoringmonitoring systemssystems 9.
SantosSantos andand DERMDERM requirerequire comprehensivecomprehensive impactimpact monitoringmonitoring systemssystems 9.

EnvironmentalEnvironmental MonitoringMonitoring

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ModellingModelling andand monitoringmonitoring

ModellingModelling andand monitoringmonitoring 11.