Waterwise Councils Forum

Sep 6, 2013

Tony Blackwell recently represented the AILA at the Waterwise Councils Forum.
He encouraged those attending to:
  • Engage with landscape architects and developers to better understand what the implications are with regard to the proposed new significant reductions in ground water allocations.
  • Consider allocating ground water licenses based on density not on area.
  • Give more consideration as to what the impact of applying reduced license allocations will be on existing (water dependent) developments.
  • Ensure new restrictions are applied uniformly to both new and existing developments.
  • DoW to reconsider low priority/ranking of streetscapes in their new schedule.

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