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Commencement of MI irrigation season sooner than expected

Murrumbidgee Irrigation has announced the commencement dates for its 2017/18 irrigation season.

Staggered commencement dates are below, but please note there are isolated pockets of works currently being completed. This may cause minor delays in the commencement of water delivery services to some parts of the system:

  • 1 August – Leeton area (upstream of Boundary Regulator)  –  supply available to support town and critical crop needs
  • 2 August - Sturt system open on a limited supply 
  • 3 August- Griffith area (downstream of East Mirrool Regulator) –  supply available to support town and critical crop needs, and
  • RESUME NORMAL OPERATIONS- 5 August Main Canal system, 7 August Sturt Canal system.

Water orders can be placed through MI’s water ordering system, EASYWATER, using the regular ordering methods. For any enquiries on the commencement of our water delivery services, customers can contact their Division Operator or MI on (02) 6962 0200.

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