TITLE

SEA CHANGE

AUTHOR(S)
JONES, TEGAN
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
PM Network;Nov2013, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview of the Adelaide Desalination Plant project to address the impact of drought in Southern Australia. The 50-gigaliter project was launched in 2008 to provide up to 25 percent of the community's drinking water. The state rallied the public to support the planned expansion of the plant including installation of 70 large pumps. The project leaders reviewed the successes and shortfalls of other facilities.
ACCESSION #
91964717

 

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