Bur­nett Basin plan

Isis Town and Country - - NEWS -

IR­RI­GA­TORS in the Bur­nett Basin will have more wa­ter to sup­port their busi­nesses with the re­lease of a new plan by the Queens­land Gov­ern­ment. Mem­ber for Bur­nett Stephen Ben­nett said the Bur­nett Basin Wa­ter Re­source Plan 2014 de­liv­ered a bal­anced and re­spon­si­ble ap­proach to man­ag­ing wa­ter in the re­gion. “Ir­ri­ga­tors will ben­e­fit from im­proved wa­ter sharing and in­fra­struc­ture op­er­at­ing ar­range­ments in a num­ber of wa­ter sup­ply schemes and through the man­age­ment of ground­wa­ter re­sources where required across the Bur­nett Basin,” he said.

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