Perth water utility pleads for more water

Warwick Hughes takes yet another look at the absurd mismanagement of water supply to the capital city of Western Australia.

The solutions to Perth water problems are not hard to grasp

He clearly illustrates, using the rainfall figures for the catchment areas, that the efficiency of catchments has been degraded since the 1990’s.

Perth Dams- Warwick Hughes

Water Corporation persists in using Perth rainfall figures to justify why there is less streamflow into the reservoirs; but none of Perth’s rainfall runs up the hills to the streams running into the catchments.

It seems that successive State Governments and Water Corporation have done nothing more than “managing” the problem towards its ultimate outcome; resulting in the dams being entirely ineffective and the population having to pay dearly for less and less potable water.

Follow the link to Warwick’s full article.


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