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Big allocation increase for MID farmers

Southern Rural Water has announced that Macalister Irrigation District irrigators now have 85% allocation against their high reliability water shares. Excellent rains in the upper catchments have boosted the volumes in Lake Glenmaggie to over 60% and our Thomson Dam...

Irrigation demand study for Central Gippsland

Southern Rural Water is looking at opportunities to expand irrigated agriculture in the Latrobe, Thomson, Macalister and Avon catchments in Central Gippsland. The aim of the study is to consider projects that may promote regional development and boost employment for...

Benefits flow for Macalister irrigators

Minister for Water Lisa Neville and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today joined representatives from Southern Rural Water, the MCCC and contractors to mark completion of the $32 million first phase of the Macalister Irrigation Modernisation Project (MID 2030 Phase 1A), and the second phase of the upgrade, which is jointly funded with the Australian Government and SRW customers.

Werribee South temporary disruption to water delivery

Southern Rural Water (SRW) advises that water deliveries will be suspended from Tuesday 8 August until Friday 18 August 2017 for a critical phase of the WID pipeline works. SRW urges customers to place water orders ahead of the planned shutdown to ensure they have...

Rusty Shovel Golf Day 2017

Players “rust” off their golf clubs for the SES Approximately 80 golfers took over the Maffra Golf Club for the 28th annual Rusty Shovel Community Golf Day. The day has traditionally been a way for Southern Rural Water’s irrigators and employees to celebrate the end...

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