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Millions Set Aside For 40 Australian Towns With Less Than Six Months Of Water Left

Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:02 pm
by Kefa
Millions set aside for 40 Australian towns with less than six months of water left

Forty towns have been identified to have low supplies of water, ten of which have populations of more than 500.

David Chipakupaku
News reporter @david_chippa

Millions of Australian dollars have been set aside to transport supplies to parts of the country which have just six months worth of water left.

Forty towns, all in the state of New South Wales (NSW), have been identified to have low supplies of water, ten of which have populations of more than 500.

The water supplies for other communities in the state have been categorised as "high risk", with local government having already committed $2m (£1.1m) to local councils to move water.
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