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Arguably there has never been a more important decision to be made on the future of Mullumbimby. Mullumbimby water, from Lavertys Gap, is very pure and beautiful to drink. This is something that can easily be taken for granted.

You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone and if the Byron Shire Council decides to do just that by changing the supply for Mullumbimby to Rous Water, as it is recommending, it will be gone FOREVER.

The only argument for closing down this naturally perfect water source is short-term financial gain. The time to act is right now. The survey is at waternorthernrivers.org.

Tony Hampton, Mullumbimby


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