“I get the news I need . . . “. When I first heard Simon and Garfunkel sing this In The Beginning of Time I knew nothing but the words stuck. Maybe I know nothing now, or just a bit. But this I know - our farmers in Australia, upon whom we depend for the food on our tables, are doing it tough everywhere. This guest blog by a couple of farmers is my hat tip to that farm, farmers everywhere and to those who show love for, sweat for and care for country.
Brother and sister sell surfing gear made from plastic 'waste'
Part 1 of how you can keep stormwater on your site. In this video I talk about the amount of wasted water and the pollution it causes. In Part 2 I will show you how as a householder you can keep all stormwater that falls on your property on site.
For the first time since it began setting water prices NSW’s pricing tribunal (Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal) has proposed more than halving stormwater charges by Sydney Water for properties with rain tanks or significant water detention.