Emerald - Overview

Emerald Distribution System

Transition board chair Anne Marie O'Callaghan
Transition board members

Ross Burnett

Peter Galea

David McDougall

Hamish Millar

About Emerald The area irrigated by the distribution system is about 15,000 hectares, sourced from the Nogoa Mackenzie River
Irrigated crops Cotton, cereals, citrus and other crops such as pecans and grapes
Customers Around 150 irrigators
Channels and pipelines 126km
Pump stations 4
Balancing storages 0
Drains 144km
Off takes 237
Water transported 86,000ML
Industry Coal mining district

Map of Emerald water distribution system

Water usage

Graph of water usage in the Emerald area