The Floodplain Dilema

The Land

Taking water from the top means less at the bottom, say irrigators.

EVER-widening divisions between graziers and irrigation farmers on floodplains in the state’s north, while in the south disgust at how paying water users are being treated, is heightening tensions within the Murray-Darling Basin.

This estimated 3000GL far exceeds the 1800GL NSW and Victoria are legally obliged to supply to South Australia.

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