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SRW’s Macalister Fresh project

SOUTHERN Rural Water has started work on a region-building water strategy called Macalister Fresh, that will deliver a vision and plan to drive future...

Mind your meter this spring

Gippsland Water is reminding customers to watch out for their water meter as people fire up their mowers for spring. The warmer weather usually sees...

Avoid flood waters at Flooding Creek and Port of Sale

SOUTHERN Rural Water’s managing director, Cameron FitzGerald, has defended the time it took for the water authority to drain Lake Glenmaggie in response to...

Gippsland Water to continue wind farm investigation

GIPPSLAND Water will continue to explore the possibility of a wind farm at Dutson Downs, following initial community consultation undertaken earlier this year. The consultation...

A new approach to water rights

A new 'place of take approvals' framework has been introduced to strengthen water delivery rights in declared water systems in Victoria (such as the...

Affordability a top priority

Water rates are due to rise by $51, with average annual water and sewerage bills for Gippsland Water residential owner-occupier customers increasing 3.7 per...

Decision made on water pricing plan

THE Essential Services Commission has released its draft decision on Southern Rural Water's proposed five-year pricing plan for consultation, ahead of a final decision...

Awards recognition for Heyfield wetlands

VOLUNTEERS and committee members at the Heyfield Wetlands have been recognised with a national award. The prize was bestowed by the River Basin Management Society...

Outdoor pools are open

WELLINGTON Shire Council has launched its 2022/23 summer swim season, with all outdoor pools now open with off-peak hours. The summer swim season will conclude...

Blue-green algae in farm water supplies

RECENT flooding combined with warmer weather has produced favourable conditions for blue-green algae to thrive in farm water supplies and standing flood water. Senior Veterinary...

Search is on for Sale’s Water Dragons

Gippsland Water Dragons are calling for a permanent home at the Port of Sale to ease their storage woes. The Sale-based sporting club's plea comes...

Innovation leads to accolade

A SALE-based couple who help landowners find water using geophysical techniques have received an award at Farm World 2022 for their company Groundwater Technology.

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CarbonNet project on the table

Philip Hopkins A BUSINESS case for Gippsland's CarbonNet Project is set to be presented to the federal and state governments, the project's chief, Jane Burton,...