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Eastern storages update

Lake Glenmaggie Update 3 December – 11.30am River flows above Lake Glenmaggie are slowly reducing. Upstream flows at gauging stations on the Macalister River are: Glencairn 6,600ML per day, Licola 11,400ML per day, Stringybark Creek 12,700ML per day.   Lake...

Lake Glenmaggie releases remain steady

Southern Rural Water’s 4am review of Eastern storages  has reported that calculated inflows into Lake Glenmaggie have dropped to 14,996 ML per day, down from 18,715 ML per day. There is still 20,365 ML (megalitres) of available airspace in Lake Glenmaggie. With...

Releases begin as storage inflows build

Southern Rural Water’s incident team has been closely monitoring the rainfall across the catchment and into the Eastern storages throughout Friday and Saturday. At the midnight review, Lake Glenmaggie had more than 22,400 ML (megalitres) available airspace. SRW has progressively increased releases from 700ML per day at 3pm to 3,450ML per day at midnight.

SRW team supports hospital

For the 12th consecutive year, Southern Rural Water cyclists formed a team for the ride to raise funds for Central Gippsland Health’s Sale hospital pm 18-19 November. Several team members undertook the ride from Sale to Lakes Entrance and return – riding up to 323 km...

Predicting more water for irrigators

Using a predictive data model, Southern Rural Water has been able to give irrigators early indication that they will be allocated a minimum of 40% against their low reliability water shares on December 15. Manager Water Supply East, Terry Clapham said that, despite...