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Water prices continue to surge

New figures show the cost of irrigation water in the southern Murray-Darling Basin has climbed by almost 140 per cent in the space of a year.

A report by water consultancy firm Aither shows the cost per mega-litre in July 2018 was $230, but that number now sits at more than $550 per mega-litre.

Reporter Matthew Bridges spoke with director Chris Olszak.

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