Southern Forests Irrigation Scheme Business Case


Estimated Cost:

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Estimated cost
$1.0 million

The project will complete the business case and finalise approvals for the Southern Forest Irrigation Scheme.

The project aims to complete preparatory works for a dam and distribution network. The project aim is to increase water security to underpin expansion of irrigated horticulture in the Manjimup region.

Who's involved

The $1.0 million project is funded by the Australian Government.

Australian Government Funding source

Australian Government funding is provided through the National Water Grid Fund.

Project status

The project is underway, with the updated business case expected to be completed in late 2023.