Plans by the NSW government to build a pipeline from the Murray River to Broken Hill to shore up the city's water security have triggered opposition in South Australia due to concerns about the project's potential impact upon regional supply.

Kevin Humphries, NSW Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water, has announced that the construction of a pipeline extending from the Murray River to Broken Hill has been included as a high priority project for consideration by the state government as part of its $1 billion Regional Water and Security Fund….