How do you combine these assessments to make decisions?

The decision-making phase considers all impacts, decides whether there is a preferred option to implement that meets the water quality objectives or, alternatively, whether to follow the ‘feedback loop’ and repeat the process with revised EVs which will lead to a more acceptable option to implement.

Additional resources

Multi Criteria Analysis
Three generic decision support tools that can be tailored to suit the requirements of the stakeholders and available time, cost and data constraints ( Coastal CRC ).

Development of Triple Bottom Line Assessment Methodologies
This Guide is one in a series of three produced by the Commonwealth Government to assist with triple bottom line reporting.