SA desal plant to provide water in drought
A virtually unused desalination plant in South Australia will be fired up over summer as part of an effort to help farmers in drought.
Victoria’s Desal Plant Finally Starts Flowing
Victoria's multi-billion dollar, much-maligned desalination plant has finally begun topping up Melbourne's water storages after years of laying dormant.
Desal Water Too Costly for SA Irrigators
Using desalinated water to boost allocations to River Murray irrigators in South Australia would be too costly, a study has found.
Water and Rail: Tackling Two Problems at Once
How can we build the high speed train network needed to connect all capital cities within 20 years, and how can doing so help in other...
Why Are We Ignoring Water Security?
Australia must put water security at the head of its priority list, even if it takes mega-projects to make this a reality.
Victoria Paying Price for Ignoring Desal
Victoria ignored advice to order desalinated water in 2012 and regional communities are still paying the price, Water Minister Lisa Neville says.
Drug Fuelled Parties at Victorian Desalination Plant
Bikies working on the Victorian Desalination Plant supplied strippers and the drug ice at midweek parties which co-workers were encouraged to attend, according to media reports.
Sydney's Desalination Plant being Tested
Work is underway preparing Sydney's desalination plant so it can be switched on if the city's dam levels continue to fall during the NSW drought.