Water Resource Management
You’ll cultivate skills to manage water resources, analysing issues from multiple perspectives to find the best solutions.
|Prerequisites and Restrictions|| You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
|Available semesters||Semester 1 2023|
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Understand key policies and planning frameworks for freshwater management in Aotearoa-New Zealand.
- Explain and provide examples of economic, environmental, social, and cultural values in relation to freshwater resources.
- Understand and apply a range of Māori concepts to freshwater management.
- Identify competing stakeholder interests in water resource management in New Zealand.
- Outline recent changes in the regulation of agricultural water use in Canterbury and New Zealand, and their impacts for water users.
- Identify water resource management issues particular to urban environments.
- Explain the challenges that climate change poses for water resource management.
- Distinguish key water resource management approaches based on their strengths and weaknesses.
Dr Ed Challies
Faculty of Environment, Society and Design[email protected]