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100% ALLOCATION FOR IRRIGATORS 

April 18, 2023 9:27 am in by

water g9320932cc 640 While maybe not a surprise for many, local irrigators will open the season with 100% water allocations.

Recent flooding and high inflows sees the system sit at near 90% capacity in terms of storage.

South Australian irrigators use about 424 gigalitres of River Murray water each year, compared to about 200GL used by the remainder of the state.

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Water Minister, Susan Close says having early advice that they can use 100 per cent of their water entitlements will provide irrigators with the economic certainty they need right now.

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