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Readers split over the future of Wide Bay Water

About 50% of readers want Fraser Coast Mayor Gerard O'Connell to continue with his goal to turn Wide Bay Water into a CBU.
About 50% of readers want Fraser Coast Mayor Gerard O'Connell to continue with his goal to turn Wide Bay Water into a CBU. Alistair Brightman

CHRONICLE readers are split over the future of Wide Bay Water.

In an online poll that had 331 votes as of 12pm on Friday, 164 readers want the council to continue its pursuit to turn WBW into a commercial business unit of the council, stripping it of its corporation status.

In comparison, 167 voters want WBW to remain a local government owned corporation.

The poll will close at noon on Sunday.

Results will be published in the Monday edition of the Chronicle.

Should Wide Bay Water remain a local government-owned corporation or should council continue with its push to make it a commercial business unit?

This poll ended on 18 August 2013.

WBW should remain a local government-owned corporation - 36%

Council should make it a commercial business unit - 63%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

Topics:  fraser coast council wide bay water



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