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Award wins for SRW customers

SRW customers took out two state awards in the 2018 Rural Water Awards presented at the RACV club in Melbourne on Friday, 9 November. Two other SRW customers were state level runners-up in their categories. Schreurs and Sons of Middle Tarwin won the Surface Water...

Schreurs and Sons

An irrigation system networked to soil moisture probes and utilising sediment drainage channels, re-use dams and a natural wetland are highlights of a multi-million dollar celery growing business at Middle Tarwin. For Adam and Christopher Schreurs,...

Ashley and Lisa Mezenberg – Denison

The future of irrigation automation in the Macalister Irrigation District (MID) is being enacted on a dairy farm at Denison. Nine Dethridge wheels have been replaced through the rationalisation program; but on this farm, an integrated WISA system means...

Wellwood Wallace Walnuts and Walnut Oil

The new owners of an organic walnut orchard are using data to identify when to water their trees, supported by off-the-shelf technology. Along with this, they are replacing old irrigation infrastructure. Their overall aim is to improve irrigation...

The Strawberry Forests and Fruits of Life

Changing from an infield to vertical growing method for strawberries required more than a new way of thinking for the Dellios family. The changes have increased production, decreased their inputs and waste and caused them to rethink their marketing. As a...

Newry supply customers

15 Oct 7 pm: Newry supply customers You'll see from the pic below the repairs that have been done to the channel over the weekend. Unfortunately, the area began to leak again earlier today. A team from Eastern Irrigation, Technical Services and contractors are on site...

Moorabbin groundwater applications

Southern Rural Water (SRW) is calling for interested parties to apply for an allocation of groundwater from the Moorabbin Ground Management Unit (GMU). The total volume available is 42.7ML of groundwater. Licences will be allocated by an open and transparent process....

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