Tag Archives | Water

On Drought & Cubbie Station

“There is much to be said for a policy of abolishing all drought relief assistance. Drought is a normal, natural, cyclic factor of our environment and if you can not understand and cope with that, maybe you should not be farming” concludes Warwick Hughes in his latest drought assessment(30 kbs). And some of the farmers […]

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What About Water Desalination?

Brisbane’s newspaper the Courier Mail published an opinion piece by me today titled “Drip-fed figures“. I raised the issued of desalination. Is it an option for Australian cities? Anyway, the piece begins: “Late last month Queensland Premier Peter Beattie announced $2.3 billion worth of new water projects � the water component of the 20-year southeast […]

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