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Allocation increased

April 21 update: The allocation against low reliability water shares has been increased in the Macalister Irrigation District on 21 April 2020. The allocation is now 100% of low reliability shares, in addition to 100% of high reliability water shares.   April 7...

MID water share auction

An annual auction of permanent water shares in the Macalister Irrigation District (MID) was conducted successfully online on Friday 3 April 2020, through WaterBid. A total of 92.8 megalitres (ML) high reliability water shares and 48.5 ML low reliability water shares...

Recreation areas close

We are closing public access to the recreational facilities at our storages at Blue Rock Lake, Lake Glenmaggie, Cowwarr Weir, Pykes Creek Reservoir, Merrimu Reservoir and Melton Reservoir from 9am 27 March.

The closures follow the Government’s directions on social distancing and restrictions on group gatherings. We also want to reduce the risk to any staff and contractors who maintain and clean the facilities at these locations.

We ask for your support in respecting these closures and following other guidance to help slow the transmission of coronavirus (COVID19).

Coronavirus (COVID-19) response

Southern Rural Water is implementing official guidelines on social distancing to help protect the health of our customers, community and our staff.

There are no cases of suspected or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) at Southern Rural Water.

We are closing our Customer Reception and offices from Monday 23 March and the majority of staff will be equipped to work from home. All our usual Customer Services continue by phone, email and online services, along with