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Water Safety

Irrigation channels are not a safe place to swim or play. 

As well as the known dangers like varying water depths, submerged objects and snakes, things have changed over the years: 

  • Automated structures can trap and drown you 
  • Polyethylene linings are very slippery, and 
  • remotely operated gates can cause unpredictable currents and undertows. 

Look out for your children and pets. Keep them safe.  Keep them away from channels.  

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Don't swim in irrigation channels.

No Swimming

Don’t swim in irrigation channels. 

Swim under supervision in the local pool instead.

A message from Murrumbidgee Irrigation in the interests of community safety

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