Basin Plan

GV group acts on water

16 October 2018

Geoff Adams, Country News
16 October 2018

A Goulburn Valley water group has run out of patience with the Murray-Darling Basin governments and has developed its own tests that can be applied to water recovery projects which will protect agriculture.

The last Ministerial Council meeting on the basin plan promised a policy on the tests, but after waiting for four months, the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District Water Leadership Group has developed its own four points.

Basin governments have agreed that water recovery for the final 450Gl sought for the environment should not have a negative socio-economic impact — but there has been considerable debate about how this impact can be defined.

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