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Talking water information sessions

Important details about new water shares are on the way to irrigators in the Macalister Irrigation District. Southern Rural Water is sending out letters to eligible irrigators in the next fortnight, offering them a distribution of water shares. The shares were created...

Boost for MID after rains

Heavy rain at the weekend has provided a boost to Macalister Irrigation District farmers, with a controlled spill from Lake Glenmaggie triggering spill entitlement for all customers. Usage ordered and metered prior to today will now become spill entitlement, over and...

Lake Glenmaggie update 4 Dec 10am (Last update)

Lake Glenmaggie – last update We are currently releasing 1,200ML per day from Lake Glenmaggie and will continue to monitor the weather forecast for the catchment. We will continue to post notices in this on the website if the outflows increase above 3,500ML per...

Lake Glenmaggie update – 3 Dec 6pm

River flows above Lake Glenmaggie are continuing to reduce. Upstream flows at gauging stations on the Macalister River at 5pm were: Glencairn 5,300ML per day, Licola 9,100ML per day, Stringybark Creek 10,600ML per day. Lake Glenmaggie now holds 162,900ML (Capacity is...