Basin annual environmental watering priorities 2016-17

The priorities describe the environmental watering needed to achieve the long-term environmental goals for native vegetation, waterbirds, native fish and river flows and connectivity.

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To achieve a healthy working Basin through the integrated management of water resources for the long-term benefit of the Australian community.

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The Murray–Darling Basin Authority is an independent expertise-based statutory agency. We are responsible for Basin-wide water resource planning and management.

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Basin Plan

The Basin Plan guides governments, regional authorities and communities to sustainably manage and use the waters of the Basin.

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Phillip Glyde's reflections on recent activity on the Northern Basin Review...

Flow downstream of pipeclay weir (source  SA Water).

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MDBA Chair Neil Andrew visited a citrus farm near Moree during the northern basin review.

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Welcome to our report on river operations in the Murray for the river week...

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A map of the basin with a colour coded key which shows where reainfall fell.

This week's report on the River Murray looks back at conditions in July 2016 as well as ...