Definitions

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  • n. A unit of volume equivalent to 1000000 litres. Symbol: Ml

Etymologies

mega- +‎ litre (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Rural residents in the small village of Zwelisha near Nelspruit have running water for the first time after the Mpumalanga government handed over a new 300 megalitre water reservoir on

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Natural Resources Minister Stephen Robertson said the 290,000 megalitre release was needed to make space in the dam to mitigate any further flooding, with heavy rain forecast until April.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Give me a megalitre of concentrated nitric acid, Your Majesty, and I will dissolve Parliament for you.

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  • SunWater plans to build the 374,000 megalitre capacity dam to service coal mines and associated communities around Moranbah, northwest of Rockhampton.

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  • Senator Wong was asked about Wimmera irrigators 'attempts to sell off irrigation entitlements to the Federal Government for $1600 a megalitre.

    Wimmera Mail Times - Front Page

  • The increase in peak bulk water prices, which will hit $2755 per megalitre in 2017/18, would be 17.8 per cent lower if the dam was excluded.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • SunWater plans to build the 374,000 megalitre-capacity Connors River dam to service coal mines and communities around Moranbah, northwest of Rockhampton.

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  • "So you're not sure whether a megalitre of Warrego is actually going to get to the Darling, but certainly some of it will support the flows going right down the system to the Coorong and the Lower Lakes."

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  • Mr Spiller estimated the cost of a 100 megalitre a day capacity plant at Marcoola at between $1.131 billion and $1.412 billion on current prices. logout

    sunshinecoastdaily.com.au: The Sunshine Coast Daily

  • "January water allocation data shows there is plenty of water for sale on the market at the very reasonable price of around $300 per megalitre," Buchan said.

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