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Despite zero water consumption, Melbourne family’s water bill still came to $126 for water service, sewerage and drainage

Posted by waterweek on 2 October 2007

The Steele family had been looking forward to this month’s water bill landing in the letterbox – for good reason, reported The Age (13/8/2007, p. 7).

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Vox pop: Gardens take miniscule amounts of Murray water but contribute significantly to economy

Posted by waterweek on 20 September 2007

South Australia receives 8 per cent of the Murray/Darling inflows, of which Adelaide uses on average 130 gigalitres for industry, commerce, business and community, houses and gardens, according to John Calder, Hallet Cove, in a letter to the editor of The Advertiser (17/9/2007, p. 17). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Allocations, Conservation, Consumption, Domestic, Irrigation, mdb, Public Opinion, River Murray, SA, water, Water Markets, Water Trade, Water Week Vol 0411 | Leave a Comment »