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Year 9 ICT Task

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Bianca Mcgarry

on 25 November 2012

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Sources of water in Australia NSW
Capacity (ML):- 146,700

Capacity (ML):- 119,400

Capacity (ML):- 1,068,000

Darwin River
Capacity (ML):- 285,450 Water Cycle Year 9 Industries using water A large scale survey of the Australian water industry was commissioned by the Australian Department of Innovation, Industry, Science, Research and Tertiary Education. The survey was designed by waterAUSTRALIA and conducted by ACA Research. 432 companies took part in the survey.

■ Manufacturing (40%)
Technical support & services (37%)
Consulting (36%)
Sewerage treatment (59%)
Storm water recovery, treatment & recycling (56%)
Water treatment for human consumption (56%)
Irrigation systems & equipment (54%)
Water storage (51%). El Nino and La Nina? Both El Nino and La Nina have a strong effect on Australian rainfall, with both having major impacts on Australian agriculture. El Nino’s are often associated with below average rainfall over much of eastern Australia with severe droughts sometimes the result. La Nina’s, on the other hand, are usually associated with wetter than normal periods, and have been linked to several major flooding events during the 20th century. Saving Water There are multiple ways to reduce the use of water in your home. ICT Task By Anna and Bianca Case Study Osmoflo is the largest Australian owned reverse osmosis desalination and water recycling company.
Desalination is the process of removing salinity (dissolved salts) from a salt water source.
Groundwater can be extracted during the production of coal seam gas. Saline and containing sediments including coal particles, this water cannot be returned to the environment or reused without treatment
Pre-treatment by microfiltration followed by water hardness reduction then desalination using reverse osmosis
This stops the need for large evaporation dams which take up a lot of space,they have sold this product to QGC near Chinchilla QLD. Places in the home Bathroom
Take shorter showers
Use a bucket to collect water while waiting for the shower to get hot
Make sure your hot water system thermostat is not set too high. TAZ
Risdon Brook
Capacity (ML):- 3,600

Mount Bold
Capacity (ML):- 45,873

Capacity (ML):- 136,658

Capacity (ML):- 1,165,238 Osmoflo Kitchen
When boiling vegetables, use enough water to cover them and keep the lid on the saucepan.
Use washing-up liquid sparingly as this will reduce the amount of rinsing required when washing dishes by hand. Thank you for your attention :DDD The water cycle is made up of a few main parts:
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