Southern Forest Irrigation Scheme

Proposal description: 

The Southern Forest Irrigation Scheme proposal involves taking water from the Donnelly River to irrigate land for horticultural and agricultural production in the southern forests region around Manjimup and Pemberton.

The proposal is to construct and operate a water offtake weir and pump station on the Donnelly River, a dam and reservoir on Record Brook (a tributary of the Donnelly River); two header dams and a network of distribution water pipelines to supply water to agricultural properties.

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Last updated: 
January 6, 2020
Current Status: 
Decision on whether to assess has been published
Decision on whether to assess has been published
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