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Final salinity committee meeting

Wellington Community Salinity Committee (WCSC) held its final meeting on 17 May with its responsibilities transferred to Southern Rural Water’s Macalister Customer Consultative Committee. Chairman Malcolm Sellen said the committee could be proud of its achievements...

MID online allocation auction results

The second online allocation auction for this 2017-18 Macalister Irrigation District season successfully sold all five lots. The auction closed last Thur (18 Jan), with all five lots sold to bidders registered on WaterBid.  The 145ML seasonal allocation was offered in...

Central Gippsland irrigation demand study update

Southern Rural Water is looking at opportunities to expand irrigated agriculture in the Latrobe, Thomson, Macalister and Avon catchments in Central Gippsland. The aim of the study is to consider projects that may promote regional development and boost employment for...