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Tarwin winterfill allocation

As outlined in the Gippsland Region Sustainable Water Strategy (SWS), a volume of 2,500 megalitres of water has been put aside for allocation on the Tarwin River and tributaries. This water is now to be allocated, but only on a winterfill basis, i.e. water can only be...

MD to leave Southern Rural Water

Southern Rural Water Managing Director, Clinton Rodda, today announced his resignation after nine years leading the water corporation. He advised the SRW board he was not seeking renewal of his contract in 2019 and plans to leave by the end of 2018.

MID farmers get full allocation

Macalister Irrigation District irrigators received a boost this week with the announcement of 100% high reliability allocation, giving district farmers confidence despite the continuing dry season. Southern Rural Water reported continuing good inflows to Lake...

SRW Chairman adds GMW role

Southern Rural Water Chairman Diane James AM has been appointed the new Chairman for Goulburn-Murray Water. Ms James has been a director on Southern Rural Water’s board since 2015 and was appointed Chairman in October 2017. Clinton Rodda, SRW Managing Director, said...

New irrigation season opens strongly

The Macalister Irrigation District irrigation season has opened this week with 85% high reliability allocation, giving district farmers confidence despite the continuing dry season. Southern Rural Water reported some good inflows to Lake Glenmaggie from snow melt and...

Rusty Shovel golf day digs in for Stretton Park fund

Maffra’s Stretton Park has received $5,865 towards its $6.5 million redevelopment project as the beneficiary of Southern Rural Water’s 29th Rusty Shovel Community Golf Day. The annual tournament, which involves teeing off with a rusty shovel on the first tee and...

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