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Our latest news items and public notices

Torquay dam update

Southern Rural Water (SRW) received an application from the dam owner by the deadline of 9 April regarding the future operations of the dam at Horseshoe Bend Road, Torquay.  SRW is currently reviewing the application. It will be subject to a thorough assessment in...

MID irrigators receive full allocation

Macalister irrigators will receive 100% allocation against their low reliability shares this season, in addition to 100% of their high reliability water. Southern Rural Water announced the additional 80% allocation increase on low-reliability shares today Tuesday (6...

Support for Field Days

Entry price for this month’s East Gippsland Field Days will be just $10 as an initiative to boost community spirits. The East Gippsland Field Days is an iconic event on the East Gippsland rural event calendar proudly run by the Lindenow Lions Club since its inception...

Survey for irrigation demand

Southern Rural Water (SRW) is investigating opportunities to expand irrigated agriculture in the Avon and Latrobe catchments in central Gippsland. RM Consulting Group (RMCG) is providing support to SRW for investigation of demand and willingness of potential...

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