Water pressure: The crisis in Australia

van Vuuren, Kitty
May 2009
Media Development;2009, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p33
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the water shortage crisis in the south eastern part of Queensland. The author mentions that the region had suffered the worst drought in history which resulted in several terrible impacts to other commodities which include water price hikes, water restrictions and food prices increases. Several government water measure campaigns were introduced like water preservation and installation of water tanks subsided by the Queensland state government. The sewage recycling method by Toowoomba, Queensland in July 2006 had met negative reactions from the public.


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