'Sacrificed': Lower Darling a 'Pawn' in the MDBA 'Game'?
For those of us not involved in farming ... the management of water seems complicated and confusing.
After a decision about the release of water from Menindee Lakes last week ... even landholders with a good knowledge of the issues have been left puzzled.
Management of the Murray Darling Basin by the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) and various governments has recently come under question amid claims of water theft by users of the Darling River in northern NSW.
Now ... local landholders say decisions made by authorities could threaten the long-term future of the Lower Darling River ... including the area around Pooncarie ...
Ted speaks with Rachel Strachan from the Lower Darling Horticulture group about their concerns...