“THE DRAFT WAP MUST BE CHANGED”   Minister (Ian Hunter), our group has sought a meeting with you in order to ask you to defer implementing the revised draft Water Allocation Plan for EP. We strongly believe that it needs to be rewritten for […]

Questions to Minister


                                                                                                            14 Brockworth Road                                                                                                             PORT LINCOLN  5606                                                                                                             15/7/15 Letters to the Editor PORT LINCOLN TIMES   Congratulations! The EP NRM Board is celebrating its 10th Birthday (PLT 9/7/15). The comments accompanying the announcement however did not do justice to the Board’s operations. For example, I saw no mention […]

Letter to the Editor


EPWAG – Alive and Well – and Waiting The recent series of consultations concerning the Draft WAP began in October 2014 when the EP NRM Board held two sessions, one in Port Lincoln and the other at Elliston. The Draft WAP was said to become available by the end of […]

EPWAG – Alive and Well



Submission by EPWAG It is the view of the EP Water Action Group that the Draft WAP needs to be reworked and then presented again to the community of EP. This is based on all the following reasons that collectively make up our submission to the EP NRM Board. The […]

Submission by EPWAG


Submission on the Draft Water Allocation Plan 2015-05-11                        Here are some sections in the Draft WAP that I question. (1)  Draft WAP: page 13,  1.3.3  Aquifer Recharge and Discharge Processes.  “These declines are commonly observed in systems where no extraction from wells is occurring.” I disagree with the inference […]

Submission on the Draft Water Allocation Plan 2015-05-11


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    Climate Change and Water Recharge on Eyre Peninsula.   The official water managers on EP; the EP NRM Board, SA Water, and DEWNR have separately and together used the excuse of climate change to explain what has been happening to the various water basins on Eyre Peninsula, especially […]

Climate Change on EP



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  The Saga of the Lincoln Basins   THIS SUBMISSION WAS PRESENTED TO THE NATURAL RESOURCE COMMITTEE (NRC) PARLIAMENTARY INQUIRY INTO EYRE PENINSULA WATER SUPPLY UNDER PARLIAMENTARY PRIVILEGE BY THE EYRE PENINSULA WATER ACTION GROUP     INTRODUCTION   There are four basins that together are included under the title […]

Lincoln Basin Saga


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AMOUNT OF WATER IN MEGALITRES THAT HAS BEEN EXTRACTED FROM EYRE PENINSULA'S BASINS Water Allocation Plan (WAP) Commenced 2000/2001

Extraction From Basins