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Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme (NAIS) - Call for Water Delivery Contract Project Proposals
Issued By SA Water Corporation
Request for Proposal
Tender State
Closed
Tender Code
SAWC042007
Contract Number
CS8723
Category
Unassigned (DO NOT USE)

Description

The South Australian Government has committed $110 million to the construction of the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme (NAIS) through SA Water. The Australian Government has committed $45.6 million in funding from the Australian Government’s National Water Infrastructure Development Fund (NWIDF) Capital Component. The infrastructure investment will release 12 GL of recycled water (Stage 1), opening up a new agribusiness precinct on the Northern Adelaide Plains.

SA Water is calling for Project Proposals for use of the available 12GL/year of NAIS water (Stage 1) for high-technology horticulture and other advanced agricultural purposes, including protected fruit and nut orchards, table and wine grapes, high-value field crops, intensive animal husbandry, and aquaculture.

The release of water on this scale represents a once in a generation opportunity to secure a reliable supply of climate-independent water at stable prices under long-term agreements, and supply booming export markets in Asia and across the globe efficiently, sustainably, and profitably.