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Victoria’s Desal Plant Finally Starts Flowing
Environment
Monday March 20 2017

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
Environment
Thursday July 7 2016

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
Infrastructure
Monday June 6 2016

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?
Environment
Wednesday March 9 2016

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
Environment
Wednesday March 9 2016

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
Commercial
Tuesday November 11 2014

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.

Graphene Filters Make Desalination Economically Viable
Infrastructure
Monday February 24 2014

Graphene Filters Make Desalination Economically Viable

A new study claims that the use of graphene filters could soon make desalination plants an efficient and economic means of sourcing potable water.