Weir level warning: River users advised to adjust to changes in heights

Wentworth weir pool continues to be lower than usual as efforts are made to reduce salinity in the lower Darling.

Wentworth weir pool continues to be lower than usual as efforts are made to reduce salinity in the lower Darling.

PEOPLE along the Murray and Darling rivers near Wentworth are reminded the Lock 10 weir pool is lower than usual, as efforts continue to reduce high salinity­ levels in the Darling River.

Murray-Darling Basin Authority­ (MDBA) acting executive director of river management, Andrew Reynolds, said it was important boat operators, holiday­makers, irrigators and stock owners on the Darling River and Murray River upstream of Wentworth adjusted their activities as necessary.

“The weir pool is currently at 30.4 metres, or 0.4 of a metre below full supply level,” he said.

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