PHOTO: Walgett Shire Council introduced a new water technician to assist with the increasingly complex infrastructure. (Walgett Shire Council)
The Minister for Water is confident that in the case of a drought, Walgett will keep access to clean, drinkable water.
Walgett’s water conditions have become notorious, after a series of investigations found it was well above drinkable sodium levels, and that locals often resorted to buying water rather than using the local supply.
In Senate Estimates this month, Greens’ MP Sue Higginson asked the Minister for Water Rose Jackson if the town could rely on their water source in the impending dry period…