News

Jun 27, 2013

ECan and CWMS carry on with their big water grab


ECan's 'amended' Rakaia river flow opens up more Dairy irrigation

 

'adjustments' to the Rakaia Water Conservation Order means there's enough water for an extra 42,000ha of irrigation that could be made available in south Canterbury

The Press

http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/agribusiness/8843213/Big-increase-in-water-for-irrigation-in-SC-possible

 

ECan and Environment Minister Amy Adams remove environmental measures protecting the Rakaia River

The Press 5/2/13

http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/8262172/Order-changed-to-use-Rakaias-water