Di Dennis is grateful to have dialysis in Walgett, so she does not have to travel far from home. Photo: (ABC Western Plains: Lucy Thackray) The water security crisis in regional Australia could have major implications for life-saving medical procedures. Each dialysis patient uses up to 4,000 litres of water per treatment Doctors in drought-stricken regions are worried patients may no longer be able to get dialysis in their home town if the water runs out With dams running low, water authorities say it may be time to reconsider recycling water Dialysis is a vital treatment, requiring approximately four billion litres of top quality water in Australia every year to keep people with acute kidney conditions alive. The high rate of renal disease in regional Australia, particularly among Indigenous populations, means dialysis is a crucial service for remote and regional towns. Many of these towns are also facing growing […]