Water Pressure: About 400 megalitres of treated effluent could be transferred from Sydney to the Hunter a day

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated July 29 2019 - 1:45am, first published July 28 2019 - 9:30pm
Vision: Joe Taranto has devised a plan that would pump millions of litres of treated wastewater from Sydney to the Upper Hunter. He has presented his plan to the state and federal governments. Picture: Simon McCarthy

For Joe Taranto water security is about applying the principle of waste not want not on a massive scale.

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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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