Basin Plan

Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder subject of House of Representatives standing committee

1 March 2018

Mike Foley, farmonline
1 March 2018

The Federal government is opening the floodgates to a new stream of Basin Plan argy-bargy, today announcing a new inquiry into environment water.

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy today announced an inquiry into the management and use of Commonwealth environmental water.

The inquiry will examine the role of Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder (CEWH) and how the impact of environmental watering is monitored and evaluated.

Under the Basin Plan laws the CEWH, supported by the Environmental Water Office, manages a portfolio of Commonwealth water entitlements, acquired under the Basin Plan.

The CEWH has become the largest holder of water entitlements in the Murray Darling Basin.

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