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Edwards, IJ (1972) Management of water yield. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, The La. pp. 177-182. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

The economic return from water on the Central Plateau far exceeds the return from other forms of land use. Water in Great Lake at an altitude of 1033m (3,390 feet) returns the H.E.C. an average of approximately $2 per acre inch (hectare em) which represents the income from power produced by the Poatina and Trevallyn turbines (Edwards 1968). The income to the State from the users of the power produced exceeds the income to the H.E.C. (the company tax paid by the bulk consumers of electricity is approximately equivalent to $2 per acre inch in Great Lake).

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 177-182
ISSN: 0080-4703
Additional Information: Edited by M.R. Banks.- Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2012 05:26
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:39
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/14612
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