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Hot Water Use and Water Heating Systems in Remote Indigenous Communities



This project looked at water use and the effectiveness of different types of hot water systems. The aim of the project was to improve the delivery of hot water to remote Indigenous communities.

The project looked at:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract


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Related publications

Bush tech brief #1: hot water (2002)

Wilson L

This resource is part of a series of Bush tech fact sheets produced by the Centre for Appropriate Technology.

This fact sheet discusses hot water use and water heating systems of remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, documented in a project undertaken in Far North Queensland.

The fact sheet provides information on:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Lloyd B, Wilson L, Adams A (2000)

Hot water use and water heating systems in remote Indigenous communities.

Alice Springs, NT: Centre for Appropriate Technology


Last updated: 3 February 2017
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