Water Basin Update

July 4, 2024 10:17 am in by

We’ve been presented with the latest data on the Eyre Peninsula’s water basin levels.

SA Water presenting urgent concerns at the recent Port Lincoln Chamber of Commerce meeting, saying they cannot keep planning for another two years and it’s imperative now.

They emphasized the need for the Billy Lights Point desal plant to go ahead to address declining basin levels, which could result in water restrictions by mid-2026.

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While stakeholders support water security efforts, concerns persist over the environmental impact of the chosen site.

SA Water is proceeding with plans, advocating for community engagement and responsible water use practices.