Inquiry into Melbourne's Future Water Supply

Terms of Reference

The Environment and Natural Resources Committee is required to inquire, consider and report no later than 31 December 2008 on the relative merits of supplementing Melbourne’s water supply by some or all of the following means:

  1. further water savings that can be achieved by increased conservation and efficiency efforts;
  2. the collection of stormwater;
  3. the re-use of treated waste water;
  4. the use of groundwater;
  5. small locally based desalination plants;
  6. any other optional water source which appears to the Committee to be appropriate.

Minutes of the Proceedings of the Legislative Council of Victoria,
No. 38 – Wednesday, 19 September 2007

On the 9 October 2008 the Legislative Council resolved that the reporting date for the Environment and Natural Resources Committee's Inquiry into Melbourne’s Future Water Supply be amended so as to require the Committee to present its report by 30 April 2009.

Minutes of the Proceedings of the Legislative Council of Victoria,
No. 91 – Thursday, 9 October 2008

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 September 2010