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16

May

2019

Moree Plains Shire Council investment in water infrastructure ensures secure supply

Author: ABWUA

Moree Plains Shire residents continue to enjoy an unrestricted water supply, despite the lack of rainfall, thanks to the security of its aquifers and Moree Plains Shire Council's long-term investment in water infrastructure.

Many of Moree's neighbouring shires have some type of water saving measure in place, with permanent water conservation measures in Goondiwindi and Narrabri, level three restrictions in Armidale and level four restrictions in Tamworth, however Moree Plains residents continue to benefit from unfettered access to town water supplies.

And, at this stage, council has no plans to impose restrictions any time soon, despite record breaking water consumption across the shire over the summer quarter.

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14

Mar

2019

HEALTH OF THE GREAT ARTESIAN BASIN SECURED

Niall Blair - Minister for Primary industries Media Release Thursday 14 March, 2019

Author: ABWUA
Minister for Regional Water, Niall Blair today announced that a NSW Liberals &
Nationals Government will partner with the Commonwealth Government to invest $26
million in the popular Great Artesian Basin Infrastructure Investment program.

Mr Blair said the investment will see the Government partner with locals to boost their
drought resilience by capping free-flowing bores and installing new water supply
infrastructure such as pipes, tanks and troughs.

“We know that many of the 1400 bores tapping the Great Artesian Basin have stopped
flowing, which is reducing landholder access to water and adding additional pressures
to local councils securing their communities in times of drought,” Mr Blair said. 
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Artesian Bore Water Users Association (ABWUA)

ABWUA represents individual Bore Trusts and private bore owners in their dealings with government and other bodies where a collective voice is required. DPI Water is recovering water in the NSW Great Artesian Basin by capping and piping free-flowing artesian bores.

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