megalitre


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megalitre

(ˈmɛɡəˌliːtə)
n
(Units) one million litres
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The average price for high-reliability water access entitlements increased by 20 percent from 2007-08 to 2009-10 (to 2,100 AUD per megalitre), but fell back to the initial price level of 1,750 AUD per megalitre in 2011-12.
There are about 600 large customers, defined as those likely to be supplied with at least 250 megalitres of water a year.
After announcing plans for a desalination plant in 2005, in June, the government doubled the specifications, announcing that the plant would be capable of producing 250 megalitres per day, 'effectively drought-proofing the city', according to the premier, Morris Iemma.
Why the idea of a national grid is a damp squib:The cost of constructing a national grid costing up to pounds 15bn is equivalent to pounds 8m-14m per megalitre per day.
The National Consumer Council believes that the initial 50 megalitre threshold for competition for large users is set at the right level and should not be lowered at this early stage.
Despite widespread doubts about its economic, environmental and community impact, the government claims the massive 660 000 megalitre two-stage dam is essential to solve the drinking water crisis facing Brisbane and Queensland's rapidly growing south-east region.
The surface water licence grants the project 10,800 megalitres of surface water a year at $1866 per megalitre.
Noosa Shire Council Engineer, Mr Man Sheridan, says the dam's capital cost per megalitre is $24 300--the most expensive of any dam option considered and five times more than the government claimed when it was first announced.
Natural Resources Minister Dr Anthony Lynham today announced that registrations open tomorrow for a live auction of 1200 megalitres of unallocated water in the Babinda and Gordonvale area.
The cluster's peak demand exceeds supply of 13 000m3/day resulting in a deficit of 8 megalitres per day,' states the release.
identifying and using the correct operations when converting units including millimetres, centimetres, metres, kilometres, milligrams, grams, kilograms, tonnes, millilitres, litres, kilolitres and megalitres.