Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Ravensthorpe

WESTERN Australian Water Minister Dave Kelly has declared an official water deficiency for Mount Short in the Shire of Ravensthorpe in WA’s south east and announced government departments will cart water to farmers to protect animal welfare in the affected area.

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Water is in short supply at Ravensthorpe, WA. Picture Mark Saunders.

The official declaration follows an application from the Shire, on behalf of farmers in Mount Short as low rainfall has resulted in livestock water supply shortages in the area.