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.
PROJECTIONS for the 2020/21 water year have “significantly improved” since last month’s opening allocation announcement, with a senior local industry figure confident of Riverland growers and irrigators reaching 100 per cent.
A TWO per cent minimum opening allocation announcement appears to paint a bleak picture for South Australian River Murray irrigators.
A MINIMUM water allocation announcement of two per cent for Riverland growers and irrigators represents the lowest figure a senior local industry figure could recall.