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Roadmap for water for the environment

A roadmap for delivering water for the environment to rivers and wetlands across Victoria for the next 12 months has been released by the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH).

Water trading strategy 2019-20

The Victorian Environmental Water Holder has released a new trade strategy to transparently outline where we plan to buy or sell water for the environment across Victoria in 2019-20.

Fish on the move at Koondrook weir

Thousands of native fish will be able to freely move between the River Murray and the rich habitat of Gunbower Creek due to a funding boost from the autumn sale of water for the environment.

Working together to bring water to the Moorabool River

To help combat dry conditions and improve river health and habitat for native fish, the VEWH recently secured and subsequently released an additional one-off exchange of 500 megalitres of water for the environment into the Moorabool River.

Update - Water sale in northern Victoria

The VEWH announced the sale of up to 10 gigalitres of allocation in northern Victoria on 15 March 2019. This sale of allocation has now been completed.

Murray River at Ned's Corner

Water sale in northern Victoria 2019

The Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) will sell a small portion of its water allocation in the northern Victorian water market.

Up to 10 gigalitres of Murray allocation will be made available through selected brokers from March this year.

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Seasonal watering plans on a page - snapshots of environmental objectives in 2019-20

Central region

Gippsland region

Western region

Northern region

Fact sheets

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What is environmental water?

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Why is environmental watering important?

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What does environmental watering aim to achieve?

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What does environmental watering involve?

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How do we know if environmental watering is successful?

What is environmental water trading cover

What is environmental water trading?

Top 10 highlights

Top 10 achievements graphic

What Victoria's environmental watering program has achieved