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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2009 Week 9 Hansard (20 August) . . Page.. 3517..


(3) What is the total amount for those items listed in part (2).

Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

1. Limited watering of grassed areas is undertaken only in town and district parks, cemeteries, on selected playing fields and areas where significant trees could be impacted.

2. See attached spreadsheet.

3. See attached spreadsheet.

Attachment

Irrigation of land within the Territory and Municipal Services Portfolio

Site

Type

Water Consumption kL

Water Cost $

Town Parks

Potable / Non

71,627

$

106,003.00

District Parks

Potable / Non

229,579

$

562,611.00

Cotter Trees

Potable

8,282

$

30,627.00

Sundry City Watering

Potable

2,957

$

17,174.00

Sundry Parkland Watering

Potable

1450

$

4,964.00

Cemetries

Potable / Non

40,417

$

125,126.00

Tree Farm / Nursery

Non-Potable

3,625

$

905.00

Neighbourhood Parks

Potable

10,265

$

37,730.00

City Walk (1)

Potable

1,620

$

5,681.00

Northbourne Avenue Median

Potable

29,540

$

106,246.00

Total

399,362

$

997,067.00

Irrigation land within the Tourism, Sport and Recreation Portfolio

EPIC (2)

Potable

18,610

68,857

Territory, Venue and Events

Potable / Non

48,400

106,000

Approximately 320 hectares of irrigated sportsgrounds

Potable / Non

1,215,666

4,326,911

Total

1,282,676

$

4,501,768.00

Notes

1) Water turned off for extended periods.

2) 2009./10 Budget $2.5 Million has been allocated to process waster water for irrigation

▪ Some sites also have public toilets attached to the meters/usage included in consumption.

▪ Consumption for potable water is based on invoices paid for the 2008/09 financial year to date.

▪ Consumption for non-potable water is based on meter readings/abstraction charge calculated at

a rate of $0.25 per kilolitre.

Horse paddocks—maintenance

(Question No 243)

Mr Coe asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 25 June 2009:

(1) In relation to Additional Repairs and Maintenance for Urban Open Spaces and Infrastructure as outlined in the 2009-10 Budget, Budget Paper No. 3, page 73, which horse paddocks will be repaired or maintained under this initiative.

(2) What (a) signage, service directories and community contact infrastructure and (b) sporting facilities, will be repaired or maintained under this initiative.


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