10 Mar 2009 @ 10:06 AM 
 

Age Editorial opinion on desalination funding crisis and asking why the alternative water supply options aren’t being considered

 

“In the case of the desalination plant, however, the investors’ financial problems are an opportunity to reconsider a project that was of dubious merit in the first place”. 

Former Melbourne Water managing director John Morgan has described recycling as “cost effective, safe and environmentally correct”,…

“If plans to upgrade purification and return water to dams had gone ahead, Melbourne’s supply would have increased by a quarter — sooner than the desalination plant, at more than twice the energy efficiency and about a third of the cost”.

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Posted By: neil
Last Edit: 13 May 2009 @ 06 06 PM

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