Water News

From little things big things grow

John and Mary Walter had no idea that the small macadamia orchard they decided to plant in 2002 would end up attracting one of the largest macadamia nut growers in… Read more »

Temporary water sales at “tipping point” of season.

The continuing “dry” period in the Central Highlands following the cotton crop planting has created a conundrum for irrigators hoping for in crop rainfall to relieve high water use. Ironically,… Read more »

Water Market reacts to Second “Dry” year

End of year temporary transfer water is edging higher in the face of dwindling supply caused by consecutive years of drought and hot growing conditions. Emerald Land and Cattle Company… Read more »

Increased water trading volumes pushing values higher

Significant trading in permanent water licences is highlighting the long term value of allocations in the Nogoa, Mackenzie irrigation area. Principal of Emerald Land and Cattle Company, Kerry Hayes said… Read more »