Our Changing Climate

Story Title: Our Changing Climate
Episode: 2
Broadcast Date: 9/3/2014
Presenter: Sally Ayhan

It can't be ignored our climate IS changing, and it's something we all need to be aware of here in WA, because it affects the environment we live in, now and into the future.

The Downward Trend

  • For the past 40 years WA rainfall has been trending downward.
  • The goal for Perth's water saving is to reduce water use by 15%, Increase water use by 30% and with use of desalination, groundwater replenishment and secure groundwater sources develop up to 100 gigalitres of new water sources by 2030.
  • Planting large tree's on the north side facing aspect can reduce your gardens temperature, planning your garden can save water. See more on how to design or improve your gardens water use at the Water Corporation website.
  • For more information on saving our precious water follow the link to the WA Water Corporation website: http://www.watercorporation.com.au/