New Murray-Darling Basin Authority offices are set to be in Griffith and Mildura as the authority continues to decentralise.
The Goulburn and Loddon systems have joined the Murray, Campaspe and Bullarook systems on 100 per cent allocation, while the Broken system has increased slightly in the latest seasonal determinations for northern Victoria.
A call to end the Murray-Darling Basin Plan along with a royal commission was supported by a vocal group of people in Tongala last week.
Up to 10Gl of environmental water is set to go on the market, with the Victorian Environmental Water Holder selling a small portion of its water allocation to northern Victorian farmers.
Rivers running dry, algal blooms, more fish kills and towns running out of water will all continue to plague the next NSW government if it persists with the same inadequate policies on water management.
Extremely dry conditions across Victoria are hurting the state’s drinking water supplies and increasing the likelihood of a desalination order by the end of March.
Billions of dollars are being wasted in water recovery subsidies to increase irrigation efficiency across the Murray-Darling Basin, according to a study from Australian National University.
A call to pause the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is gaining momentum across the southern Riverina.
A passionate Goulburn Valley resident and long-time Kyabram dairy farmer is calling on farmers to help irrigators stressed by exorbitant water prices.
Even without rain, temporary water prices are not expected to reach the heights of the millennium drought next year, with the ‘‘worst case’’ scenario expected to see prices hit $473/Ml.
Unrest is continuing to grow across the region, with a new northern Victoria water group demanding a fair go under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
People are being warned to avoid direct contact with water in a number of locations where blue-green algae has been found.
Before the millennium drought, platypus foraging around the banks of the Coliban River downstream of Malmsbury Reservoir was a common sight.
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