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The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder and SAMDB NRM Board today announced the signing of a partnership agreement that will see environmental water delivered to key floodplains and wetlands along the River Murray in South Australia.
02
Jul
2015
The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder today announced his decision to make water available to Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales for a multi-use environmental watering event in the River Murray.
02
Jul
2015
Scientists monitoring the effectiveness of Commonwealth environmental water in the Murrumbidgee wetlands have recently recorded several important migratory birds in the Lowbidgee floodplain including the sharp-tailed sandpiper and common...
09
May
2015
Media release - A new five year monitoring plan for the Murray-Darling Basin announced today by the Commonwealth Government will provide unprecedented knowledge into the effectiveness of environmental watering.
12
Nov
2014
The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder is preparing for drier times by building on the gains of the past few years and coordinating environmental flows with irrigation deliveries this water year.
30
Oct
2014