Government, opposition are united in their criticism of the Ernst and Young report into the efficiency of the 450 Gigalitres (GL) of upwater.
The Ernst and Young (EY) report into Murray Darling Basin efficiency measures has been met with a mixed reaction from northern Victorian irrigators and farmers.
Bendigo water brokers H2OX say there's been an estimated 40 percent irrigation drop in water use, for the Victorian Murray and Murrumbidgee systems.
The confidence of Loddon irrigators was echoed by Ms Beer, who said she was “so very thankful” the minister had taken note of combined efforts to furnish her with information and facts “and has taken steps to stand up and do something about it.
Water theft, ongoing concerns about the roll out of the Murray Darling Basin plan and claims Connections was letting irrigators down dominated 2017.
Water Ministers have agreed to appoint an independent person, to review the multiple inquiries into allegations of water theft, in the Murray Darling Basin.
An independent person will be appointed to examine the multiple inquiries and reviews into allegations of water theft in the Murray Darling Basin.
The Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has begun investigations into problems with substandard design and pipe quality, in the Cohuna area.
Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) is pushing ahead with its irrigation modernisation projects – outside the traditional winter works window.
A Victorian Upper Goulburn beef producer has added her calls for a pause in the rollout of the Murray-Darling Basin plan, until there was more transparent monitoring and evaluation of ecological outcomes.