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.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Qld Natural Resources Minister tells lungfish to please swim away from recycled water ...

Excerpt from Courier Mail:

12 August 2010

In a bizarre response to revelations the vulnerable species has emerged in Brisbane's main water supply, Mr Robertson insisted the lungfish could push off elsewhere if they didn't like recycled water.

But Federal Environment Minister Peter Garrett yesterday revealed the Commonwealth would now have to consider the impacts on the lungfish and warned the recycled water pipeline could be the one threatened if it adversely affect the species.

See - Courier Mail - Stephen Robertson says lungfish at Wivenhoe Dam can just shove off.


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