A 50 PER cent allocation figure for SA River Murray irrigators has inspired optimism among some local growers, however an industry figure says others are “feeling the pain” of high water-trading prices.
RIVERLAND growers and farmers are demonstrating a clear understanding of the current issues surrounding water allocations, says a local irrigation trust president.
A LIFELONG Murtho stone fruit grower’s business has been devastated and home left without a water supply, allegedly due to work conducted on his irrigation pipeline.
LOCAL media were among nearly 70 people who attended a tour of construction sites along the Pike River last week.
LOCAL firefighters spent the first day of 2019 battling a sizable blaze at Calperum Station that burned about 360 hectares of scrub.