Polluted rivers given all clear to go under control
The new clean-up scheme will mean all rivers will no longer have to be monitored to ensure they’re safe for fish or wildlife, with authorities using new technology to make the flow of streams and river and flood-fed lakes clean.
And rivers will be treated more like polluted air and so be allowed to drain with no more monitoring and control required.
Aerial view of a new river drain in a section of a river with the same name as the one which will now be cleaned out, shown in this picture released on Monday, September 22, 2016 by the South Australian Water Resources Department. Picture: SAWR
The South Australian Water Resources Department더나인 카지노 says it has spent almost $12million on the new system.
But it does not yet have the money to keep the system running and a new state-of-the-art system will have to be installed in four years or a federal plan will be needed.
So far, it has started to clear the backlog of 50,000 river basins around the state, and there are plans to continue to clean it to its full length.
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Environment Minister Greg Hunt this week admitted more than 1,000 rivers across the state could get under control over the next two years.
At the weekend he gave the example of the Wigong river in South Australia, where most of the contaminated soil was washed away by a nearby tidal dam, causing a dramatic deterioration of the river.
Mr Hunt’s department is also making preparations to clean out 10 of the 10 most polluted rivers in the state.
Some of the rivers where groundwater contamination remains a problem are around the corner for a further $600,000 to $700,000 worth of clean-up work to restore more than 30% of them.
The state government has committed to making all river basins more productive, so more water can be delivered across the state to towns.
The state government will also start reducing the cost of water treatment by removing most of the water used to produce electricity and replace it with a mix of rainwater and other natural resources from rivers.
Mr Hunt also announced it would scrap the old water rights system and build more efficient water infrastructure in the future.