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Geoscience Australia - Major Desalination Plants 2012

This dataset presents locations of major desalination plants in Australia. The major desalination plants dataset was digitized in 2012 from aerial photography, orthophotos and satellite imagery held within Geoscience Australia. The primary information sources used to identify and locate the desalination plants was owner/operator and government websites.

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  • This dataset is a snapshot of Geoscience Australia's web service dataset as on 2019-02-15

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Last Updated March 20, 2020, 06:07 (UTC)
Created March 31, 2019, 21:52 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-AU_Govt_GA-UoM_AURIN_DB_national_major_desalination_plants_2012
Aggregation Level NA
Attribute List Address, Area Name, Comment, Construction Cost ($mio), Description, Facility Class, Facility Type, Geometry, Maximum Capacity (megalitres), Minimum Capacity (megalitres), Object ID, Operational Status, Operator, Revised, Spatial Confidence, State, Suburb, Technology, Year Commissioned
Attribution Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Geoscience Australia, (2016): Geoscience Australia - Major Desalination Plants 2012; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Geoscience Australia 2016
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key objectid
Type dataset
spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[115.1, -43.19], [153.35, -43.19], [153.35, -10.57], [115.1, -10.57], [115.1, -43.19]]]}