Frustrated Mount Morgan residents want a long-term solution to their dwindling town water supply in central Queensland, as carting water is costing them $70,000 a week.
- Rockhampton Council says the dam water is safe to drink but has poor “taste and odour”
- Frustrated residents say long-term water security has been an issue for decades
- Rockhampton Mayor says he has written to the state government for funding support
About 140 residents attended a community meeting on Tuesday night to vent their concerns about the quality of the dam water, and offer feedback on six long-term options proposed by Rockhampton Regional Council.
With the town on level-six water restrictions, 3,000 residents are reliant on an emergency supply of up to 22…