A SENIOR industry figure says only a “worst-case scenario” would prevent Riverland growers and irrigators from reaching full water allocations in 2021/22.
DISCUSSIONS regarding the removal of illegally dumped rubbish at a Riverland national park are ongoing between a local council and the State Government.
A JUMP to 100 per cent allocations for South Australian water users – earlier than the majority of previous rainfall projections – is lifting financial and resource availability pressure off Riverland growers and irrigators.
RECENT high rainfall levels anticipated to continue through the rest of winter could see Riverland irrigators and growers receive 100 per cent allocations “by October”.
IMPROVED inflows to Murray-Darling catchments throughout winter mean Riverland irrigators and growers have a “high likelihood” of receiving full allocations for 2021/2022.
A RIVERLAND national park will have improved support for plants and animals, plus potential tourism opportunities, thanks to the addition of new floodplain infrastructure.
CONTINUED improvements in Murray-Darling Basin storages are expected to see Riverland irrigators and growers reach full allocations for the 2020/21 water year “before the start” of summer. The Department of Environment and Water (DEW) on Monday announced an opening water allocation of 40 per cent for SA Murray irrigators, rising from the previous eight per […]
THE District Council of Loxton Waikerie has moved to carryover up to 20 per cent of its water entitlements to the 2020-21 irrigation year following a record low allocation projection.