“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.
Tasmanian Irrigation wishes to advise that Craigbourne Dam in Tasmania’s South East is now open to the public.
The newest irrigation scheme being built in the North-East is well underway boosting local employment. The scheme involves construction of a 6,500 ML dam at Dunns Creek by Tasmanian company Shaw Contracting (Aust) Pty Ltd and the installation of 39 km of underground pipeline and associated works by VEC Civil Engineering Pty Ltd.
Congratulations to all involved with this week’s official opening of the Kindred North Motton Irrigation Scheme.The $10.6 million scheme will service an irrigable area of 8483 ha from Forth to Sprent and from the Forth River to North Motton in Tasmania’s north-west.
Global agribusiness specialist Rabo Bank’s study has found major growth opportunities in Tasmania on the back of investments in irrigation infrastructure.