Alternative World Water Forum

During the 2008-2009 millenium drought, when water pricing from the river Murray peaked in 2008-2009, the average cost of available water was only 37 cents per kilolitre: one twelfth of the price which will be paid by the average Adelaide household for water used in 2012-2013.

South Australia water’s current pricing policy is deplorable: promoting water consumption in the driest state in Australia and actively discriminating against those households committed to minimising water use.

Read more in the first WAC Fact Sheet

South Australia’s Right to the River Murray Ignored

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