LETTER: Questions raised over water treatment facility

I REFER to the Mayor's quote "the water did not meet quality and licensing requirements and any solution would come at a considerable cost" (Brown and out, July 28).

The recycled water referred to comes from the new Tannum Sands Sewerage Treatment Plant, which I would expect, uses the latest water treatment technology.

Whereas the recycled water used to irrigate these fields for over a decade was supplied from the 30-year-old Boyne Island treatment plant.

Presumably this water met all water quality requirements.

Sounds like crap (excuse the pun) to me. But if this is truly the case then some serious questions need to be answered about the design and operation of the new facility.

CLIFF AITKIN

Tannum Sands

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