The water cycle in the Murray-Darling Basin

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This 12 minute video explains the water cycle in the context of the Murray Darling Basin and the great variability in rainfall in the region causing frequent floods and droughts. It highlights the importance of the rivers in the Murray Darling Basin for agriculture, environmental health, water supply, habitat for migratory birds and for cultural, spiritual and aesthetic values. It discusses how water can be used wisely and how the water quality of the rivers in the basin can be maintained.

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