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Study suggests Perth uses double the water of other capitals, but is that the whole story?

A Monash University study has concluded that Perth residents use twice as much water per capita as those in Melbourne and Brisbane, but the water authority says that is not the full story. 501 more words

Perth Western Australia

Water pistols used in WA seagull fight

A Perth restaurant is issuing patron’s water pistols to stop seagulls stealing food in what its owner describes as a humane method of scaring the birds. 275 more words

Perth Western Australia

WA water guzzlers slugged bigger bills

Western Australia’s worst water guzzlers will be hit with an up to 16 per cent jump in their water bills.

The state Labor government’s new efficiency pricing mode will mean water-wise households will see an average bill increase of 5.5 per cent. 258 more words

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China buys stake in WA water supply


China has a stake in WA’s water supply after buying a quarter of a water treatment plant that feeds the pipeline to Kalgoorlie.

Beijing Enterprises Water Group International last week finalised its purchase of Australian water company TRILITY, which is part of the private consortium behind the Helena Water treatment facility. 300 more words

Perth Western Australia

City of Melville to be spared worst of State Governments water price hike

WEST Australia’s thirstiest households are staring down a 16 per cent increase to their water bills under a new “water efficiency model” being introduced by the State Government in July. 325 more words

Perth Western Australia

Local governments tackle water waste

Extensive community education programs and the use of smart technologies are among the tools being used by “water wise” councils in Western Australia.

In leafy Subiaco, an inner western suburb of Perth, residents have reduced their drinking water use by a quarter since 2015 on foot of community education programs being delivered by the city. 389 more words

Perth Western Australia

Albany

“I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it” – William Shakespeare

A recent trip to Albany and a visit to one of my favourite places in the world, The Gap.

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