ABOUT THE DESALINATION PLANT
In 2007 the State Government plans to set up a desalination plant on Victoria. It is due for completion in 2011.It will be the largest plant of its kind in Australia.
Because in Ausralia, we don't have enough water so we need to set up a desalination plant on Victoria. that can make more water for people.That could save money for government to buy water form other countries. That is the most important edvantages.
Also it has some disadvantages. for example, Melburnians reportedly rate among the world's biggest water wasters, and a desalination plant perpetuates this problem. The scope of the environment effects statement and are concerned about the effects of chemical and salt (brine) discharge on marine life and wetlands as well.