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MID pipeline nears completion

The major pipeline stages of the $60million Macalister Irrigation District modernisation are nearing completion this week. Over the past six months, contractors working for Southern Rural Water have replaced ageing and inefficient channels with more than 31km of...

Glenmaggie boating restrictions

Glenmaggie Reservoir has fallen below 44%, triggering recreational water usage restrictions. This restricts boats and other water vessels to 5-knots per hour across two-thirds of the lake, reducing the area where waterskiing and jetskiing is possible. The restricted...

New MD swaps urban for rural water

Southern Rural Water Chairman, Diane James AM has announced the appointment of Cameron FitzGerald as the organisation’s new Managing Director, commencing in February. Mr FitzGerald has had an extensive career in the water industry, including leadership roles for the...

Customers support MID water auction

Irrigation customers paid an average of $282.29 per megalitre for water in Southern Rural Water’s online auction on 20 December. Acting Manager Water Supply East, Gavin Prior, said the unreserved auction was for a total 134 ML of 2018-19 season water. The water has...