Today's article in The Age is an exciting endorsement of rain water harvesting on a mass scale that could decentralise the water system of Melbourne. Whether this happens remains to be seen but this is an exciting step towards action. Decentralising the water system of Melbourne would mean that there is flexibility in the system, and that we are not reliant on reservoirs or the desalinisation plant and its massive power consumption.
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