Lower Mary River

  • Water supply scheme
  • Distribution system

The Lower Mary water supply scheme has 177 bulk customers and incorporates the Lower Mary distribution system, which services 79 customers. 

The scheme consists of two water storages, the Mary Barrage (which holds up to 12,000ML) and the Tinana Barrage (which holds up to 4,700ML).

Irrigators who hold 22,055 ML of bulk water entitlements for water drawn from the river. 



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The Lower Mary distribution system consists of four pump stations, 50 km of channels and four pipelines. It diverts water from Mary River to three sub-systems: 

  • Copenhagen Bend system
  • Owanyilla Main Roads system
  • Walker Point system.


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