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WBMCCC call for nominations

Want to contribute as the voice of district irrigation customers? Southern Rural Water (SRW) is inviting interested customers from within the Werribee Irrigation District (three vacancies) and Bacchus Marsh Irrigation District (two vacancies) to apply for positions on...

Positive progress towards build date in May 2018

Community Meeting - Stage 2 A community meeting will be held to brief customers as we move towards the construction phase of Stage 2 of the Macalister Irrigation Modernisation Project. Where: Tinamba Community Meeting Room When: Thursday 19 April 2018 7.00 - 9.00pm....

Blue Green Algae Warning – Melton Reservoir

Blue Green Algae warning for Melton Reservoir Southern Rural Water announces that a Blue Green Algae (BGA) bloom warning is current for Melton Reservoir. Warning signs advising people not to swim, fish or come in contact with the water have been erected at the...

Irrigation Pipes coming to Gippsland

Irrigation Pipes coming to Gippsland Over 500 truckloads of irrigation pipes will be travelling through Gippsland from Adelaide over the next two months. This amounts to approximately 15 trucks per day. The pipes are 1.6m in diameter and 13m in length, so...

MCCC Call for nominations

Want to help shape your local irrigation business and contribute to a productive district? Macalister Customer Consultative Committee is calling for nominations. Six positions on the Macalister Customer Consultative Committee will become vacant on 30 June 2018. The...

International Women’s Day 2018

Facebook Twitter Three women have joined the field staff at Southern Rural Water’s Eastern Irrigation Business, further diversifying the rural water authority’s workforce. With a strong commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, SRW has females in...

MID online allocation auction results

The second online allocation auction for this 2017-18 Macalister Irrigation District season successfully sold all five lots. The auction closed last Thur (18 Jan), with all five lots sold to bidders registered on WaterBid.  The 145ML seasonal allocation was offered in...

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