South Australian farmers’ water allocation rises

South Australian farmers are likely to get almost their full Murray River water entitlements.
South Australian farmers are likely to get almost their full Murray River water entitlements.

MURRAY River water allocations for South Australian irrigators have been increased with farmers now likely to get almost their full entitlements.

Allocations have been increased to 38 per cent but SA Government officials say it’s now likely irrigators will get 97 per cent across the full financial year.

The South Australian  Government’s Water Delivery manager Jarrod Eaton says the increase reflects the continued improvements in water conditions across the Murray River system.

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