The Riverina irrigator illegally extracted $1.1m of groundwater

Libby-Jane Charleston
Updated April 6 2023 - 7:13pm, first published 7:00pm
Picture via Shutterstock
Picture via Shutterstock

A Riverina irrigator has been convicted and fined $156,250 for illegally taking water from the at-risk Murrumbidgee Deep Groundwater Source. The offence occurred during a period of drought between July 2017 and June 2020.

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