Namoi Water is the peak industry group for irrigated agriculture in the Peel, Upper Namoi and Lower Namoi Valleys in the North West of  NSW.

We are a non-profit, non-political organisation supporting our members to achieve a sustainable irrigation industry that meets the environmental, economic and social needs of our local communities. 

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Murray Darling Basin job shock as water buyback hits farms

Murray Darling Basin job shock as water buyback hits farms

NATALIE KOTSIOS, The Weekly Times August 3, 2016 12:00am

UP TO 35 per cent of agricultural jobs have evaporated from communities in the Murray Darling Basin’s upper reaches under the Federal Government’s water clawback plan, startling new data shows.

The “horrific” figures for basin towns in Queensland and northern NSW — garnered from new research by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority — have led to renewed calls for water recovery targets to be lowered, as the socio-economic effects are fully considered.
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Independent CSG Science Forum - Parliament House : Namoi Water participated as part of the Steering Committee for the forum held earlier last month. Over 130 people attended the Science and Law workshops, concluding with final panel forum which included a presentation from Professor Tony Ingraffea from Cornell University on Well Integrity. See Link : Coal Seam Gas Forum Website

Namoi Water Study : The Namoi Water study is now complete please see below links to the reports. The Namoi Community Network is still seeking release of the Geoscience Australia peer review of the final report that currently sits with the Resource Minister Anthony Roberts.

Reports Phase I, Phase II, Phase III, Phase IV   Final Scenario 7 has still not been released despite report being finalised in July 2012

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Independent Expert Scientific Committee (Federal Committee) Reports,  


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