(Click on the links below to visit the allocation page)
- High Reliability 100%
- Low Reliability 20%
- High Reliability 45%
- Low Reliability 0%
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.
Southern Rural Water has completed a study exploring opportunities to expand irrigated agriculture in the Latrobe, Thomson, Macalister and Avon catchments in Central Gippsland. The study aimed to identify potential projects that would create regional growth and boost...read more
Do you run a farm or rural business that relies on groundwater, on-farm dams or river extraction? Do you want to have a voice in helping Southern Rural Water make decisions about the management of water from groundwater and rivers? We’re seeking current groundwater or...read more