The 4350water Blog highlights some of the issues relating to proposals for potable reuse in Toowoomba and South East Qld. 4350water blog looks at related political issues as well.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Water projects 'not needed' ...

The controversial $750 million north-south pipeline is unnecessary and the desalination plant could have been avoided with greater efforts to cut water use, according to top-level advice delivered to the State Government just weeks before both projects were announced.

The advice was contained in a secret, cabinet-commissioned water plan delivered to ministers early in June 2007.

Two weeks later, the Government revealed its $4.9 million water plan, including the Wonthaggi desalination plant and north-south pipeline.

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