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Saturday, August 14, 2010

Anna Bligh wasting $40,000 in recycled water every day ...

Excerpt from Courier Mail:

14 August 2010

Almost $40,000 worth of water a day is being flushed by the State Government as it refuses to use its flagship recycling pipeline to supply households.

The Courier-Mail can reveal 33 million litres of water a day are being passed through the high-priced purification process and then ditched in the Brisbane River.

The 33ML would be valued at nearly $15 million a year if sold to council-run retailers at the current wholesale price, rising to in excess of $73 million based on the rate at which it is sold on to households.
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See - Courier Mail - Queensland wasting $40,000 in recycled water every day.

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