Tasmania has been included in a short-list of irrigation projects to be considered for federal funding at a National Water Infrastructure round-table to be held on Wednesday 29 October in Canberra.
Water sales for the $46 million Scottsdale Irrigation Scheme will commence on 29 October, 2014.
Tasmanian Irrigation’s flagship project, the $104 million Midlands Water Scheme, this month won the State’s most prestigious civil engineering infrastructure award.
“After waiting more than 140 years, farmers in the Midlands will have winter irrigation water flowing next month…”
Tasmanian Irrigation’s available water entitlements can be viewed here
This month Tasmanian Irrigation’s flagship project the Midlands Water Scheme appeared in Engineer’s Australia’s national magazine. The scheme is currently being commissioned.
The 2013/14 irrigation seasons will close on 31/3/14 for: Lower South Esk irrigation district and Great Forester irrigation district. The 2013/14 irrigation seasons will close on 13/4/14 for: Sassafras Wesley Vale irrigation district, Whitemore irrigation district.and Greater Meander irrigation district.
Shaw Contracting Australia reached a major milestone in building the Dunns Creek Dam on the Upper Ringarooma Irrigation Scheme this week successfully lifting a 108m long outlet pipe into place.
The national spotlight shone on Tasmanian Irrigation last night when its flagship project the Midlands Water Scheme was named as a finalist in two categories at the National Infrastructure Awards in Sydney. The $104 million scheme is the largest irrigation development undertaken in Tasmania’s history and was selected by a panel of experts as a finalist for the Smart Infrastructure Project of the Year and Government Partnership Excellence awards.