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Allocation – Deutgam (Werribee South Groundwater)

The 2020-21 season allocation for customers in the Deutgam aquifer is currently:

  • 50% 50%

The opening (and minimum) groundwater allocation for the Deutgam WSPA this irrigation season (from 1 July 2020) is 25%, which applies to both permanent and traded groundwater.

Southern Rural Water introduced groundwater allocation rules for the Deutgam aquifer in 2017-18 to better protect the Deutgam aquifer and give our customers more groundwater security,


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