The news is that Sydney Water has decided that it doesn’t need to save any more water, and that programs for schools, businesses and schools can be shut down. It’s an extraordinary decision, made with the full knowledge that Sydney will only be getting drier in coming years.
Our house was the featured “human interest” angle for the story, and a video person came around yesterday to film me watering the garden and talking about why we put in our water tanks. All good fun!
You can see the video here, including shots of our water tanks in full operation during a brief thunderstorm:
Update: I’ve just discovered that we’re on page 2 of the printed newspaper, and there’s also a second article online that includes more about the house: