Archived Industry News for Water Professionals - June, 2013
The Queensland Government has announced $4.2 billion will be allocated in the 2013-14 State Budget to rebuild the state after this year’s floods, with $2.1 billion of that going to road rebuilding.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found a lake on an island off the coast of Queensland that has remained untouched by changes in the earth’s climate over the past 7,000 years.
Major electricity and water sector reforms will start delivering more than $3 billion in savings, Queensland Minister for Energy and Water Supply Mark McArdle said.
The Western Australian Government has announced it will invest a further $47 million to upgrade the East Pilbare Supply Scheme, improving the water supply capacity of Port Hedland, South Hedland and Wedgefield.