Executive Director, Ross Young, says the scenarios reinforce the need for the water industry to continue implementing energy-saving initiatives and planning water resources with a clear understanding of where energy and water savings can be made most effectively--for example, replacement of inefficient shower-heads and appliances in households.
Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA
) (2007) The WSAA
Report Card for 2006/07: Performance of the Australian Urban Water Industry and Projections for the Future.
Graham Coldwell, secretary of the WSAA
, said the current cash crisis had already taken its toll with Wales unable to send a team to the multi-event schools' international in Glasgow this month.
Executive Director Ross Young says, 'Whether the current dry period we are experiencing is due to climate change or just normal climate variability is really an academic question - the real question is how to supply water to our cities when there is reduced flow into our dams.'
International secretary for the WSAA
, Mike Walters, said: 'He [Mr Mason] has saved us for this financial year.'
But the price of success is high - pounds 55,000 a year - and after losing their main sponsor five years ago, the WSAA
had struggled to make ends meet.
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