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A new fishway being designed for Maffra Weir will allow endangered and significant native fish species to travel upstream along the Macalister River. Southern Rural Water and West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority are partners in designing and building the fishway, with funding from the Victorian Government.
Waterline, the water ordering site, is undergoing annual maintenance and will be unavailable from 3pm Tuesday, 5 July and is anticipated to be available again by close of business Thursday, 7 July.
Repairs to Southern Rural Water’s Cowwarr Weir are complete, one year on from major flooding that caused substantial damage to the waterway, weir and recreational facilities.
Customers in the Macalister Irrigation District are reminded that the 2021-22 irrigation season finishes on 15 May.
Recent heavy rain and flooding in East Gippsland is a timely reminder to landowners to check the safety and integrity of their farm dams, Southern Rural Water’s Manager of Groundwater and Rivers, Bryce Morden said today.
Controlled release from Lake Glenmaggie will take place from March through to May, with unseasonably high storage levels sitting above 90%.