This desalination plant will be one of the Kingdom's biggest, with a capacity of 600 megalitres
It has a capacity of over 100 megalitres
per day, which equates to over half of Liverpool's average daily demand.
In the 2008-09 season, with water tables sinking lower and lower after almost a decade of drought, the figure was 22 megalitres
9 million water and electricity customers in north west England, said it reduced its leakage level by around 50 megalitres
a day to 470 megalitres
a day last year.
800 acres of land were flooded, including 12 farms and land belonging to four others The village school, chapel and post office were demolished and the cemetery capped before flooding Built at a total cost of pounds 20m, Llyn Celyn reservoir holds 71,200 megalitres
of waterand the Tryweryn valley remains a vivid picture of oppression to many, and established a mind-set that is still very much alive to this day.
The precious freshwater lost through evaporation every year from Lakes Alexandrina and Albert -- equivalent to the volume of Sydney Harbour, 492,000 megalitres
-- could be added to the extra environmental flows.
In 2001, the company delivered more than 3,200 megalitres
of water per day to local authorities, large industries, and mines in the region.
Lead researcher Dr Kamel Hooman said the research aimed to reduce water consumption in future Queensland power generation plants by over 70,000 megalitres
per year by 2020, equivalent to about 28,000 Olympic sized swimming pools.
Potential total water savings in Australia are estimated at over 800 000 megalitres
(800 billion litres) a year.
course to meet its 2009/10 regulatory leakage target of 465 megalitres
It affects about 2,200 business customers who must use at least 50 megalitres
of water per year from a single site.
Last year, however, the company hit the 245 megalitres
mark, compared to 330 megalitres