Water21 December 2009 (Issue 11.6) pp62-64 © IWA Publishing
WATER ENVIRONMENT 21
Drought, dams and reuse: political concerns in Queensland
By Bill McCann
Proposals for a new dam at Traveston Crossing, Queensland, Australia, have attracted criticism but appear to have political backing at a time when politicians have also decided that water from the flagship Western Corridor Recycled Water Scheme should not be used as intended. Bill McCann warns of an erosion of public support when drought returns.
Keywords: politics; dam
Full issue (PDF Format)