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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...

Offices closed due to restrictions

In line with Victorian Government restrictions our offices are closed from 11:59pm 27 May. We continue to provide all water ordering and management services as usual. Our Customer Service team can be contacted on 1300 139 510 during business hours, and via online...

MID end of season shutdown

With the season finishing on 15 May and resuming on 15 August 2021, Southern Rural Water is now advising local irrigators to start preparing for the winter shutdown period. Winter works 2021 Each irrigation off-season, SRW undertakes maintenance works on the channel...

MID2030 in award finals

The Macalister Irrigation District modernisation program has been chosen as a finalist in the Customer Experience category of the Australian Water Association national awards, sponsored by Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA). Southern Rural Water's $160m...

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.