Yanco Creek project saves no water and benefits big irrigators

Jamieson Murphy
Updated February 28 2020 - 2:07pm, first published February 27 2020 - 6:00am
CONCERN: About 250 licence holders are expected to be affected by the proposal if it goes ahead. Photo: Olivia Calver
CONCERN: About 250 licence holders are expected to be affected by the proposal if it goes ahead. Photo: Olivia Calver

AN $84-million proposal to stop the regular flow down Yanco Creek, the "jewel" of the Riverine Plains, won't save water for the environment as intended and could be redirected to big irrigators downstream, a new report says.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

Newcastle Herald news director and business reporter. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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