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Phone Outage

UPDATE: 3.30 pm. Lines are back in service.  Thank you for your patience. Please note we are currently unable to take customer calls due to an outage with our upstream provider. We will advise as soon as services are restored. We apologise for any...

Public Notice Declaration of Boating Activity Exemption

Southern Rural Water as the declared waterway manager for Lake Glenmaggie, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic). For the purposes of boating activity conducted by Glenmaggie and District Boat Club (GDBC), persons and...

Declaration of boating activity exemption

PUBLIC NOTICE DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION Southern Rural Water as the declared waterway manager for Lake Glenmaggie, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic). For the purposes of boating activity conducted...

New board directors

Two new members, Kylie Steel and Christopher Edwards, have been appointed to Southern Rural Water’s board, effective 1 October 2019. Chairman, Diane James AM welcomed the two new directors and thanked retiring directors, Deputy Chairman Terry Swingler and Naomi Pye....

Annual charity day supports Beyond Blue

Proceeds from this year’s Southern Rural Water’s 30th Rusty Shovel Community Golf Day have been presented to Beyond Blue. The annual tournament, which involves teeing off with a rusty shovel on the first tee and novelty holes like crazy putters, was held in May. SRWs...

100% for MID

With steadily increasing levels in Lake Glenmaggie, Macalister Irrigation District irrigators have been allocated 100% high reliability allocation, giving them confidence to plan for the coming season. Inflows to Lake Glenmaggie from recent rainfall in the upper...

WID and BMID now 100% allocation

Recent rain has seen both Pykes Creek Reservoir and Melton Reservoir fill in the past fortnight. It is the first time in three years that both have filled to capacity. Southern Rural Water has welcomed the rainfall, which has flowed through the catchments into local...

Moderate flood warning – Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge

The following warning is current on the EmergencyVictoria website: issued by VICSES today (Sunday 11 August 2019) at 11:28 AM. This Moderate Flood Warning is being issued for Traralgon, Morwell, Yallourn North, Tyers and Glengarry West and surrounding areas. Moderate...