(click on that heading / link above to read the full report in The Age by Mex Cooper January 30, 2009 - 8:45PM)
"A massive power blackout has hit
So begins yet another story about Blackouts in
I simply ask: how on earth can
How will it be powered?
Will Victorians agree to regular Blackouts, just so Mr Brumby can have his Desal Plant?
It simply is not necessary (in the first place).
Recycle your water; use your storm water; install Water Tanks; and use less water generally.
It is simply bad planning to commit to such a huge and inefficient piece of infrastructure, when
Check out the Watershed Victoria website - for much more information on why the Desalination proposal is both wrong environmentally, and uneconomic. It should not be developed, and the Victorian Government has precious little time to stop itself from getting locked into a disastrous Three Billion Dollar contract with French Multinational companies - either Suez, or Veolia-Vivendi.
Stop the madness now, Mr Brumby, before it is too late.