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Water water everywhere and not a drop to spare

BY JOHN MOYLE Summer is almost here and is already shaping up to be a scorcher and the question of whether or not we will have water restrictions looms large again. Metropolitan Sydney draws its water supply from a series of dams located outside the city, with around 80 per cent coming from Warragamba. Every […]

Coal Seam Gas mining could be harming Sydney’s drinking water

By Lauren O'Connor. Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham has criticised the Baird government for risking the safety of Sydney’s drinking water by not legislating against coal seam gas (CSG) exploration in catchment areas. The controversial form of gas extraction is steadily becoming an energy staple for NSW and Queensland but activist groups in the Shoalhaven, Illawarra, […]