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A new approach to Sydney's domestic water supply problem

Troy, Patrick; Randolph, Bill


The current crisis in provision of urban water supplies has its origin in the technological choices made in the nineteenth century when Australian cities developed their water services systems. This paper builds on recent research into domestic water consumption in Sydney to argue that the issue is not one of shortage of water, as it is popularly presented, but is more related to the choices made in that city about the way sanitary services are provided and the ways in which socio-cultural...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Built Environment
DOI: 10.2148/benv.34.3.333


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