No more time for political games: SRI chair
The NSW Murray region has been let-down by the NSW Government, according to the head of Southern Riverina Irrigators.
Federal Water Minister David Littleproud has defended the Murray-Darling Basin Plan after a federal scheme to make irrigation more efficient was criticised for favouring cotton and almond farmers.
Groundwater licence holders in the Lower Campaspe Valley Water Supply Protection Area have a 100 per cent allocation for the 2019-20 season, with the exception of those in the Barnadown Zone where an allocation of 75 per cent has been announced.
Goulburn-Murray Water is seeking a dedicated, core team of customers to help determine the prices it charges and the level of services it delivers in coming years.
‘‘It clearly shows the level of desperation with these farmers.’’
Maturing nut plantations along the lower Murray River will soon require up to 1400Gl each year, driving down water availability in the Goulburn-Murray region and driving up water prices, according to a new report.
About 3.5Gl is set to flow though the Little Gunbower Wetland Complex this month, as the wetland receives an environmental watering.
Torrumbarry Weir’s Lock 26 has been re-opened following its repair and re-commissioning by Goulburn-Murray Water.
The Victorian Government has secured $29million in Federal Government funding, enabling the first stage of the Victorian Murray Floodplain Restoration Project to get under way.
Communities will be listened to until the ‘‘ink is dry’’ on an independent panel report into community socio-economic health under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, according to the panel’s chair.
Goulburn-Murray Water has removed the blue-green algae warning for Waranga Basin following a significant decline in blue-green algae levels.
Governments must stop ignoring the mountain of evidence telling us the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is failing, according to Speak Up.
The historical salinity levels in the Murray River’s Lower Lakes have come into sharp focus with the public release of research by scientist Peter Gell.
The VFF will host a number of irrigator workshops across the region from next week to provide farmers with more information about the water market.
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