Water pollution control in South Australia.

by South Australia. Engineering and Water Supply Dept. in [Adelaide]

Written in English
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  • Australia,
  • South Australia.
  • Subjects:

    • Water quality management -- Australia -- South Australia.
    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsSouth Australia. Committee on Environment in South Australia.
      LC ClassificationsTD322.S67 S67 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5115872M
      ISBN 100724317341
      LC Control Number74188738

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Water suppression was found to be the predominant method of dust control in South Australia. Using water for suppression creates a dilemma with regard to the managers' ascribed responsibility because water is an environmentally sensitive resource that needs to be used by: The Health Act (Western Australia) (Health Act) makes it an offence for any person to pollute any water supply or water catchment containing water intended for human consumption.

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John, I lived in Perth for a few years in late 80s- early 90s. Back then everything as great and comparable to Adelaide now. I don't know the present situation there but the city has grown a lot, with lots of freeways heading everywhere so I suspect air polution might have grown a bit.

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