Category: Water

Construction to begin next year on EP desal plant

The Eyre Peninsula will have its long-term water supply secured, boosting social and economic outcomes, with construction of a $90 million desalination plant near Port Lincoln.   Contracts for the design and construction of the marine works and desalination plant are expected to be awarded within the next month, and the remaining tenders for electrical work and the connecting pipeline by the end […]

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Tod Reservoir fishing petition lodged

A petition to open the Tod Reservoir to recreational fishing was lodged in State Parliament recently, encompassing 366 signatures. Member for Flinders Peter Treloar, who presented the petition, said there was interest shown by local recreational fishers to utilise the reservoir, which has been offline for the past few years. The petition, which seeks to […]

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Tod helps to keep water security afloat

Locals are mystified by the Labor Government’s recent plans which will ultimately mothball the Tod Reservoir, according to Liberal Member for Flinders Peter Treloar. While plans to strengthen dam walls have been labelled as an upgrade, it will in fact permanently diminish the capacity of the reservoir. The Tod Reservoir has not been utilised for […]

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