Modica: Murray-Darling Basin communique a win for water

THE Murray-Darling Basin Authority communique from the meeting of basin water ministers last week stated NSW, Victoria and SA would work together to assess the cumulative impacts of new and increased extractions and developments.

This is a win and it is something I and Mildura Rural City Council have long been advocating. I will add that local councils should have more buy-in to development decisions where our economies and environment are directly impacted by the ability to get enough water to our region, particularly in times of severe drought.

Sunraysia Daily

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