Victorian Government action on water conservation

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In History
  • Our Water, Our Future Plan.

    Plan released by state government that makes healthy victorian rivers a key area of improvment.
  • Steve Brack (ALP) re-elected state premier

  • Stage 3 water restrictions introduced for Melbourne

  • Melbourne on 3a water restrictions

  • 2nd phase of Our Water, Our Future announced by premier Steve Bracks

    Projects include:
    Desalination plant
    North-South (Sugarloaf) pipeline
    Upgrading Goulburn/Murray irrigation system
  • John Brumby replaces retiring Steve Bracks as premier

  • First pipes laid for sugarloaf pipeline

  • Target 155 launched

  • Last pipes laid for sugarloaf pipeline

  • Sugarloaf pipeline opened

    75 billion litres of water to Melbourne in 1st year
  • Melbourne's 3a water restrictions wound back to stage 3

  • Melbourne water restrictions eased to stage 2

  • State elections

  • Desalination plant due to open

    Due to open end of 2011
  • Eastern treatment plant (recycled water) to be completed

    Due to be completed by end of 2012
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    Victorian Government action on water conservation