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Allocations

(Click on the links below to visit the allocation page)
  • High Reliability 50%
  • Low Reliability 0%
  • High Reliability 10%
  • Low Reliability 0%
  • 50%

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

Record irrigation deliveries on top of dry season

The Macalister Irrigation District has had a record-breaking season with Southern Rural Water delivering 189,000 megalitres (ML) to customers in 2017/18. This was the highest delivery volume since 1992. Acting Manager Water Supply East, Gavin Prior, said the opening...

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Southern Groundwater and Rivers Forum Vacancies

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...

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