Northern Water Supply Project to bring economic prosperity

August 18, 2023 1:27 pm in by
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The Northern Water Supply Project could usher in significant economic prosperity. 

The project aims to provide water primarily for industrial and commercial use, featuring a 260ML per day desalination plant and a 600 km pipeline network.

SA Premier Peter Malinauskas believes the project – which is still in the planning phase – could fuel a copper mining boom and contribute to a green hydrogen hub on the Upper Spencer Gulf.

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Premier Malinauskas emphasised the project’s importance for regional Australia and its role in harnessing South Australia’s copper reserves as demand for copper rises with global electrification efforts.