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Willang Yarn in full flow

The launch of Southern Rural Water’s (SRW’s) Willang Yarn balancing storage facility, on Monday 20 February, was attended by SRW Board members, members of the MCCC and more than 70 staff.  A plaque was jointly unveiled by Terry Burgi OAM, SRW Board Chair, and...

2016 Rural Water Awards

Customer innovation was highlighted with the regional winners of the 2016 Rural Water Awards. Hillywood Tree Nursery of Briagolong took out the regional surfacewater category, with their efficient use of water from the Freestone Creek. When designing the site, an...

Record results for the MID irrigation season

Southern Rural Water are celebrating after closing the 2015-16 irrigation season with a record breaking 75% efficiency in the Macalister Irrigation District. This means that 75% of the water released to irrigators from Lake Glenmaggie is being delivered for on-farm...

Agencies working together

SRW Field Officer for the Morwell region, Frank Mannuzza, has been recognised for going the extra mile. The following was received from Gippsland Water: Hi Clinton Gippsland Water wishes to bring to your attention outstanding actions by Frank Manuzza that have...

The rusty shovel gets bigger and better

Southern Rural Water’s traditional fundraising effort, the Rusty Shovel Golf Day, reached new heights this year in participation and fundraising. Organiser Alex Young said this year’s event, teed off as normal with a rusty shovel, was now in its 27 year and raised...

SRW celebrates diversity

Southern Rural Water  was honoured to be named the 2016 Pride supporter of the year by the Victorian Public Sector Pride Network last week. The Pride Network is a peer-directed group of Victorian Public Sector staff that aims to support and confidently promote all...