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BGA detected at Werribee Weir

Southern Rural Water announced today that a Blue Green Algae (BGA) bloom has been detected in Werribee Weir. Irrigators are being encouraged to take extra care to avoid spray drift and inhaling contaminated water. Farmers are encouraged to provide an alternative...

Positive progress towards build date in May 2018

Community Meeting – Stage 2 A community meeting will be held to brief customers as we move towards the construction phase of Stage 2 of the Macalister Irrigation Modernisation Project. Where: Tinamba Community Meeting Room When: Thursday 19 April 2018 7.00...

Blue Green Algae Warning – Melton Reservoir

Blue Green Algae warning for Melton Reservoir Southern Rural Water announces that a Blue Green Algae (BGA) bloom warning is current for Melton Reservoir. Warning signs advising people not to swim, fish or come in contact with the water have been erected at the...

Irrigation Pipes coming to Gippsland

Irrigation Pipes coming to Gippsland Over 500 truckloads of irrigation pipes will be travelling through Gippsland from Adelaide over the next two months. This amounts to approximately 15 trucks per day. The pipes are 1.6m in diameter and 13m in length, so they won’t...