The existing rule applied only to individual sites with annual demands of 250 megalitres
, and the proposal is to allow adjacent premises belonging to the same organization to qualify for an inset appointment.
The company has already been set its targets for 2002/3 of 254 megalitres
and 235 megalitres
of savings per day respectively and is confident of achieving these aims with its new investment into improving water mains over the coming years.
It's only a short-term impact, but you can't grow rice economically using 22 megalitres
per hectare and, environmentally, it's not a sound move either.
In 2001, the company delivered more than 3,200 megalitres
of water per day to local authorities, large industries, and mines in the region.
WaterNSW has reduced the amount of water released from the Menindee Lakes from 1,000 megalitres
per day (ML/day) at weir 32 to 700 ML/day.
This desalination plant will be one of the Kingdom's biggest, with a capacity of 600 megalitres
Potential total water savings in Australia are estimated at over 800 000 megalitres
(800 billion litres) a year.
After announcing plans for a desalination plant in 2005, in June, the government doubled the specifications, announcing that the plant would be capable of producing 250 megalitres
per day, 'effectively drought-proofing the city', according to the premier, Morris Iemma.
It recently had a flush of 50 megalitres
of water from the Llysyfran reservoir water bank - held in reserve for the benefit of the Cleddau fish.
9 million water and electricity customers in north west England, said it reduced its leakage level by around 50 megalitres
a day to 470 megalitres
a day last year.
800 acres of land were flooded, including 12 farms and land belonging to four others The village school, chapel and post office were demolished and the cemetery capped before flooding Built at a total cost of pounds 20m, Llyn Celyn reservoir holds 71,200 megalitres
of waterand the Tryweryn valley remains a vivid picture of oppression to many, and established a mind-set that is still very much alive to this day.
Environmental flow saves waterbirds Up to 4,000 breeding waterbirds were the target of an environmental release of 340,000 megalitres
(about two thirds the volume of Sydney Harbour) from Hume Dam on the Murray River in December and January.