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Sydney’s desalination plant could be doubled in size as drought worsens

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A plan to double the capacity of the Kurnell desalination plant could be fast-tracked as dam levels continue to drop.

The NSW government is considering a plan to double the size of the plant, as dam levels continue to drop faster than they did during the Millennium drought.

The plant currently supplies 15 per cent of Sydney’s water.

NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey tells John Stanley an independent review is being conducted to investigate the pricing impact.

“This is a prudent and transparent way to minimise customer bills.

“We’ll come back to the people of Sydney if we decide to go ahead with this.”

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Image: Getty/Brook Mitchell

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