Perth Metropolitan Desalination Proposal – Water Quality Management (s46) [1570]

Proposal description: 

The construction and operation of a seawater desalination plant at a site in the Kwinana / East Rockingham area, and associated seawater intake, concentrated seawater discharge pipelines, and product pipeline to Tamworth Hill or Thomson’s Reservoir. Upgrading of the capacity of the plant to 45 Gigalitres per year at the Kwinana site will include increasing the production of potable water, use of seawater, and discharge of concentrated seawater and further options for combining intake seawater with cooling water discharged from Western Power’s Kwinana Power Station.

Inquiry under s46 into a change to environmental conditions of Ministerial Statement 655.

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Last updated: 
June 28, 2010
Current Status: 
Ministerial Statement published
Ministerial Statement published
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