A LOCAL MP is calling on the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) to establish an office in the Riverland.
LOCAL growers have welcomed the news that Riverland irrigators will receive their full water entitlements this year, after allocations opened at a meagre 36 per cent in July.
ONLY a minority of growers are failing to pay their long-term debt with the Renmark Irrigation Trust, according to its presiding member.
SA Senator Sean Edwards shouldn’t expect too many Christmas cards from the Riverland this year.
A Riverland irrigator’s ‘sprinkler to drip’ conversion illustrates the success of a Murray Darling Basin water saving program, it has been claimed.
CHAINS and padlocks will be placed on more than 20 local irrigators’ water meters next week, following missed payments – some more than nine months overdue – to the Renmark Irrigation Trust (RIT).
WETLANDS across the Riverland began receiving water this week in a bid to improve conditions for local fauna and flora.
A site at the Pike River Floodplain near Renmark has been wet for the first time in three years.