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Magnicide H treatment program for SRW channels

Magnicide H treatment program for SRW channels As part of normal maintenance, Southern Rural Water (SRW) is treating sections of its Macalister Irrigation District (MID) channel system with a herbicide to control weed growth to improve the efficient delivery of water...

Pricing Submission 2023-28

Every five years we must submit a plan to the Essential Services Commission outlining our service levels, infrastructure investments and the prices we charge. As we plan our Pricing Submission for 2023 to 2028 we want to ensure everyone in our region has a chance to...

Recent events prompt dam safety reminder

Southern Rural Water (SRW) says recent rainfall and last week’s earthquake may have tested the integrity of some farm dams, serving as a timely reminder for landowners to check the safety of their farm dams. Manager Groundwater and Rivers, Bryce Morden said that heavy...

Aqualink project brings a new transit option for Bacchus Marsh

Moorabool Shire Council and Southern Rural Water announced this week that they have entered into a partnership to deliver the first stages of Aqualink Cycling and Walking Corridor (Aqualink).
Aqualink is a walking and cycling corridor that provides connection for residents and visitors through to the Bacchus Marsh township and its main attractions and services.

Flood Update

Thursday 10 June 2021 6am Vic Emergency has issued warnings of widespread flooding across Latrobe, Thomson and Macalister and Werribee catchments. Since 9am Wednesday 9 June 2021, rainfall totals varying from 50-170mm have been recorded across all catchments. More...

Southern Rural Water acknowledges and recognises Aboriginal people as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land and waters on which we work and live, and we respect their deep and ongoing connection to Country. For more about the First Nations peoples on whose Country we work, click here.