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Sustainable Groundwater Management in France and Australia: Setting Extraction Limits, Allocating Rights and Reallocation

  • Cameron HolleyEmail author
  • Jean-Daniel Rinaudo
  • Steve Barnett
  • Marielle Montginoul
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Part of the Global Issues in Water Policy book series (GLOB, volume 24)

Abstract

This chapter briefly introduces the main policy developments from both France and Australia regarding groundwater management and their particular approach to setting caps, allocating rights and allowing reallocations. It then presents the objectives of the book and explores the book’s contributions under four key themes, namely groundwater and policy approaches in France and Australia, capping water use and defining sustainable abstraction limits, reducing entitlements to sustainable limits, and comparisons between France, Australia and other international groundwater developments.

Keywords

Groundwater France Australia Capping resource use Allocating use rights Reallocation Adaptation Chile USA 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cameron Holley
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jean-Daniel Rinaudo
    • 2
  • Steve Barnett
    • 3
  • Marielle Montginoul
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of LawUniversity of New South Wales SydneySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.BRGMMontpellier UniversityMontpellierFrance
  3. 3.AdelaideAustralia
  4. 4.INRAE – UMR G-EauMontpellier UniversityMontpellierFrance

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