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Christmas period hours

Seasons Greetings While our offices remain closed to the public at present, staff are continuing to work from home, including the Christmas period. Field operational staff and irrigation planners will be working throughout to ensure customers continue to receive their...

MID irrigators receive extra allocation

Macalister irrigators will receive 10% of their low reliability water shares this season, which is in addition to the 100% of their high reliability shares, and the spill entitlement they had received up until 19 November. Southern Rural Water announced the allocation...

100% in WID and BMID

The allocation against high-reliability water shares in the Werribee Irrigation District (WID) and Bacchus Marsh Irrigation District (BMID) has been increased from 90% to 100% on Friday 4 December 2020. Southern Rural Water has reviewed allocation and, with good...

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