People power push
A push to pause the Murray-Darling Basin Plan continues to gain momentum, with another community meeting planned this week.
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.
Drought will be top of the agenda when Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud and drought envoy Barnaby Joyce visit the Goulburn Valley this month.
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 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.
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.
Irrigators have expressed disappointment in the Northern Victoria Water Resource Plan, saying despite the length of the massive 1022-page document, many issues remain unaddressed.
Urgent action is needed to improve water reliability in the NSW Murray region.
Southern Riverina Irrigators group is calling for politicians to provide water security and support to the region.
With a long, hot summer coming to an end, and dry conditions set to continue, the health of fish in a key local waterway is in the spotlight.
Goulburn-Murray Water is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water in Lake Eppalock after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.
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