Water worries over Latrobe lakes plan

A PLAN to turn Latrobe Valley coal mines into lakes has been slammed as unviable under future climate scenarios because of fears there will not be enough water in the Latrobe River system to make this happen.

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Latrobe lakes plan called into question.

According to a briefing paper from Environment Victoria filling the Hazelwood mine pit alone would require more water than in Sydney Harbour.