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Southern Rural Water acknowledges and recognises Aboriginal people as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land and waters on which we work and live and we respect their deep and ongoing connection to Country.

Allocations

(Click on the links below to visit the allocation page)
  • High Reliability 100% 100%
  • Low Reliability 100% 100%

6/4/21: On review, 100% allocation against low-reliability shares has been announced in the MID.

  • High Reliability 100% 100%
  • Low Reliability 100% 100%
  • 50% 50%

24/03/21: On review, allocation against low-reliability shares has been increased from 80% to 100% in the WID/BMID.

Southern Rural Water covers an area of 88,000 km2, or 37% of the state. To find out if your property is in Southern Rural Water’s area, visit the water in your region web page. A seasonal allocation tells irrigators what percentage of their high and low reliability water shares they can use for the season. It reflects how much water is actually available in storage.

Southern Rural Water is responsible for 7 storages in its region, together with a number of smaller regulating structures. From these storages we harvest and store water for irrigation customers, urban water corporations and the Latrobe Valley Power generators in accordance with the provisions of Bulk Entitlement Orders.

Latest News

Torquay dam update

Southern Rural Water (SRW) received an application from the dam owner by the deadline of 9 April regarding the future operations of the dam at Horseshoe Bend Road, Torquay.  SRW is currently reviewing the application. It will be subject to a thorough assessment in...

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MID irrigators receive full allocation

Macalister irrigators will receive 100% allocation against their low reliability shares this season, in addition to 100% of their high reliability water. Southern Rural Water announced the additional 80% allocation increase on low-reliability shares today Tuesday (6...

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Southern Rural Water acknowledges and recognises Aboriginal people as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land and waters on which we work and live, and we respect their deep and ongoing connection to Country. For more about the First Nations peoples on whose Country we work, click here.