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Online seasonal allocation first auction

Bidding was strong in the first online allocation auction for this 2017-18 Macalister Irrigation District season. The auction closed earlier today (21 December), with all five lots sold to bidders registered on WaterBid.  The 145ML seasonal allocation was offered in...

Online allocation auction news

Farmers looking for more water for the 2017-18 season will be able to bid for lots in the online seasonal allocation auction, from 11am Tues 19/12 to Thur 21/12. Five lots will be offered with no reserve: 2x50ML, 2x20ML and 1x5ML. Note that these are for the 2017-18...

Talking water information sessions

Important details about new water shares are on the way to irrigators in the Macalister Irrigation District. Southern Rural Water is sending out letters to eligible irrigators in the next fortnight, offering them a distribution of water shares. The shares were created...

Boost for MID after rains

Heavy rain at the weekend has provided a boost to Macalister Irrigation District farmers, with a controlled spill from Lake Glenmaggie triggering spill entitlement for all customers. Usage ordered and metered prior to today will now become spill entitlement, over and...

Lake Glenmaggie update 4 Dec 10am (Last update)

Lake Glenmaggie – last update We are currently releasing 1,200ML per day from Lake Glenmaggie and will continue to monitor the weather forecast for the catchment. We will continue to post notices in this on the website if the outflows increase above 3,500ML per...