Eton - Overview

Eton Distribution System

Transition board chair

Lee Blackburn

Transition board members

John Muscat

John Palmer

Jo Prior

Tom Wallwork

About Eton Constructed in the 1970s, the area irrigated by the distribution system is about 15,000 hectares, sourced from Kinchant Dam
Irrigated crops Mainly sugar cane
Customers Around 300 irrigators and less than five non-irrigators
Channels and pipelines 193km
Pump stations 6
Balancing storages 8
Drains 0
Off takes 577
Water transported 50,000ML
Industry The Pioneer Valley Co-operative and three sugar mills operate in the district

Map of Eton distribution system

 

Water usage

Graph of water usage in the Eton area