Darling flow keeps rolling

A SMALL flow of water in the Darling River has travelled better than authorities expectation but one man isn’t surprised.

Water makes its way over the Tilpa weir this month. Picture: Julie McClure Rumbelow

Water makes its way over the Tilpa weir this month. Picture: Julie McClure Rumbelow

Jamesville horticulturist Alan Whyte says the water making its way downstream towards Wilcannia is “the first unbastardised flow event in 30 to 40 years”.

A temporary ban on upstream pumping, which lower Darling farmers lauded last month as a huge breakthrough, has been ­extended until April 28.

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