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RIVER MURRAY STORAGE'S SITTING AT 54%

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Despite recent mild conditions across the Riverland, some parts of the Murray Darling Basin remain still remain drought declared.

MDBA head of River Management, Andrew Reynolds, said the whole of the Queensland part of the Basin remained drought declared and northern and far-west regions of New South Wales were still waiting for significant rainfall to help replenish their river systems.

Despite this, storage's overall in the basin sit at 54%, however what is a concern is  the northern basin sits at just 27%

Since August local SA irrigators have enjoyed 100% water allocations.

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