Water Pressure: Hunter Water customers prepared to pay more for water recycling and conservation projects

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated July 26 2019 - 5:43am, first published July 22 2019 - 9:00pm
Forward Looking: Institute for Sustainable Futures professor Cynthia Mitchell said research pointed to greater acceptance of recycled water use. Picture Simon McCarthy

Most people would be willing to pay more for water recycling and conservation projects, a survey 700 residential Hunter Water customers has found.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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