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BASIN PLAN REVIEW 

May 19, 2023 8:50 am in by

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Submissions are now being called for a Murray-Darling Basin Plan implementation review – being undertaken by the productivity commission.

So far, just 4.5G/L of water has been returned to the river system from the 450G/L outlined under the plan.

The state government say this is due to unwillingness of upstream states to fulfil their water saving obligations.

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State labor remain committed to achieving this target, with deputy Premier Susan Close saying ‘The recovery of the full 450GL of additional water for the environment is a priority for the  government – and there is a long way to go to get there.’

Further details can be found here

Image by Keith Clarkson from Pixabay 

 

 

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