Adelaide residents have overwhelmingly supported compulsory rainwater tanks on new developments. ABC Adelaide ran a Facebook survey on 14 June 2019 and received a massive and emphatic response. 92% of respondents supported compulsory rainwater tanks on new developments. In less than 24 hours, a couple of hours before polling closed, 4200 people had responded and made 249 comments. ‘The voice of the people on this issue is very, very clear’ John Bithell, representing Adelaide Rainwater Harvesting Industry ‘Adelaide has always been a leader in rainwater harvesting. Rainwater harvesting is good for the community and the environment, particularly the benefits for reducing stormwater damage from
Mike Thompson, Chairman Rainwater Harvesting Australia.
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