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.
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.
Reflections: Water for the Environment in Victoria 2017-18 demonstrates that waterways are at the heart of healthy communities and have been strengthened by the establishment of Victoria’s environmental watering program.
The Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH), which is responsible for managing water to improve the state's rivers and wetlands, intends to sell a small portion of its water allocation in the northern Victorian water market.
The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) in Victoria has released a report card that shows the progress made for fish, waterbirds and vegetation since the Murray-Darling Basin Plan was established in 2012.