23 Jul 2012

Otago water study attracts government grant

2:06 pm on 23 July 2012

The Government has given just over $230,000 towards a study into management of water in the Manuherikia Catchment in Central Otago.

The grant, from the Ministry for Primary Industries Irrigation Fund, will contribute to a pre-feasibility study of five options for increasing water availability in the Manuherikia and Ida Valleys.

It will help identify the most cost-effective, efficient and sustainable options for water users.

Otago Regional Council and Central Otago District Council are also contributing.