Peel River could run dry for first time in decades due to new pipeline

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated July 1 2021 - 5:03pm, first published July 14 2019 - 7:30pm
DRY RUN: With most of the water released for Tamworth's drinking supply stopping at Dungowan, the rest of the Peel could slow to a trickle.

THE Peel River could run dry for the first time in decades, due to the state government's plan to build a pipeline.


Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

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