Climate change reality hits water

I’m replying to Victorian Opposition spokeswoman for Water Steph Ryan’s letter “Urgent action needed on water market prices” (SD 11/9/2019).
In 1997, I was a member of the Victorian Farmers Federation’s Water Council, and I was one of the representatives from that council on the Murray Water Entitlement Committee.

At the time I had reservations as regards the estimates of the long term inflows, I considered that the data we were basing those estimations on where to small i.e. 1892-1996 –  only 105 years in a very variable climate and that was before I became concerned about climate change.

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