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About the region

Water for the environment in the western region is supplied from the Wimmera-Mallee System Headworks, which is a series of on-stream reservoirs, off-stream storages and connecting channels that harvest water (mainly near the Grampians) and distribute it to entitlement holders throughout the Wimmera catchment and parts of the Avoca, Loddon, Glenelg and Mallee catchments.

The Wimmera and Glenelg systems share water available under the environmental entitlement and the VEWH works with the Wimmera and Glenelg Hopkins CMAs to determine how the available allocation will be used in each river in a given year. There is an additional volume of water available to the Glenelg River, as a compensation flow account. The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder (CEWH) also holds entitlement in the Wimmera system that can be used to supply the Wimmera River and lower Mount William Creek systems. Water for the environment available to the Wimmera-Mallee wetlands is provided under the same entitlement but not shared with the Glenelg system. Instead, the water is available for use in small wetlands supplied by the Wimmera-Mallee pipeline across the Wimmera, Mallee and North Central CMA areas.

Environmental values, recent conditions, environmental watering objectives and planned actions for each system in the western region are presented in the system sections that follow.

View the current seasonal watering plan for the rivers and wetlands that make up the Western region:


Seasonal Outlook 2021/22

Rainfall across the western region in 2020-21 varied seasonally and geographically. In the Glenelg system, rainfall was above the long-term average for much of winter and spring, with natural inflows delivering most of the planned watering actions from July to December 2020. Water for the environment was needed to help maintain continuous flows from Rocklands Reservoir to the estuary from December 2020 through to May 2021. Rainfall in the Wimmera system remained below average for the fourth consecutive year. A high-rainfall event in February 2021 delivered the largest flow in the Wimmera River since 2016, but other parts of the Wimmera system had few natural events, and inflows to the catchment’s storages were low. Water for the environment was used to maintain drought refuges in the MacKenzie River and Burnt Creek from mid-October 2020 and to maintain flow in the Wimmera River downstream of Dimboola from January 2020. Water for the environment was also used to freshen water quality and prevent a hypoxic blackwater event in the Wimmera River after the February flood. No flows were delivered in the Mount William Creek, due to natural top-ups in the upper section and accumulated passing flows that refilled pools in December 2020.

Water storages across the Wimmera-Mallee System Headworks were collectively at 31 percent capacity at the start of 2020-21. They rose to 40 percent in November 2020 and were below 30 percent of capacity at the end of April 2021, which is slightly less than at the same time in 2020. The VEWH received 57 percent allocation against its environmental entitlement for the Wimmera and Glenelg rivers in 2020-21. The wetlands environmental entitlement and CEWH did not receive any allocation in 2020-21.

Below-average rainfall and well-above-average temperatures are predicted for the western region in winter 2021. The Wimmera- Mallee storages will need significant inflows before any allocations are made to the environmental entitlement. The storage manager has indicated that entitlement holders will receive low allocations in 2021-22 under drought, very dry, dry and average climate scenarios, and they are unlikely to receive full allocations even under a wet scenario.

If environmental allocations do not significantly increase in winter/spring 2021, water for the environment for the rest of 2021- 22 will be managed in line with drought, very dry and/or dry climate scenarios in the Wimmera and Glenelg systems. This will be the fifth consecutive year that environmental watering actions in the Wimmera and Glenelg systems have been managed according to drier-than-average climate scenarios. The focus in 2021-22 will likely be on delivering minimum low-flow and small freshes as needed to maintain continuous river flow where possible, to maintain refuge pools where continuous flow cannot be achieved and to protect water quality.

Carryover from 2020-21 will be critical in supporting these watering actions. If inflows into the storages support higher environmental allocations, water for the environment may be used to deliver winter/spring freshes and low flow in the Glenelg River through to reach 3, deliver additional winter/spring freshes in the Wimmera River and extend the summer/autumn low flow and freshes through to reach 3 of the MacKenzie River. Winter/spring inflows to the Wimmera-Mallee storages will need to be well above average, to allow wet-scenario watering actions to be delivered in 2021-22.

The Wimmera-Mallee wetlands entitlement is not likely to receive any allocation in 2021-22 under drought, very dry or dry climate scenarios and only small volumes under average and wet climate scenarios, so managed environmental deliveries to those sites will rely on carryover from 2020-21. The continuing focus of environmental watering in the Wimmera-Mallee wetlands will be to provide refuge and maintain habitat in the dry landscape to support local plants and animals. Carryover will also be prioritised to allow critical wetland deliveries in future years until new allocations are made.

Traditional Owners in the western region

Traditional Owners and their Nations in the western region continue to have a deep connection to the region’s rivers, wetlands and floodplains.

The Barengi Gadjin Land Council Aboriginal Corporation, Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation and Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation are the Registered Aboriginal Parties for the areas incorporating waterways covered by this section of the seasonal watering plan.

The Burrandies Aboriginal Corporation (based in South Australia) represents the Boandik Traditional Owners, who share cultural connections to the western parts of the Glenelg River catchment including the small part in South Australia.

In 2005, the Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagalk peoples, who are often referred to collectively as the Wotjobaluk Peoples and who are represented by the Barengi Gadjin Land Council, were recognised in a Native Title Consent Determination. The Barengi Gadjin Land Council also entered into an Indigenous Land Use Agreement with the Victorian and Australian governments in 2005.

In 2007, the Gunditjmara people were granted nonexclusive native title rights and interests over almost 140,000 ha of Crown land, national parks, reserves, rivers, creeks and sea in Victoria’s western district, and the State of Victoria reached an Indigenous Land Use Agreement with the Gunditjmara People that establishes how they will exercise their rights and interests in the determination area, including the Glenelg River.

In 2013, the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation entered into a recognition and settlement agreement under the Traditional Owner Settlement Act 2010 in Victoria. Under the agreement, Dja Dja Wurrung people have rights to access and use water for traditional purposes, providing the take of water does not affect other parties.

The Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation is also a Registered Aboriginal Party within the geographic area, but its boundaries do not incorporate waterways managed with water for the environment in this section of the seasonal watering plan.

Glenelg River

Last water release

May-21

Released to date 2020-21

8,571.7 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

8,977.0 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

11,000.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

14,484.6 ML

Watering 2019-20

10,322 ML

Hospital Swamps

Last water release

Water delivered 2021

Released to date 2020-21

Water delivered

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Use of holdings in Hospital Swamp is based on river height in the Barwon River, not volumetric entitlement. The water released was made available by VEWH.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

Water delivered

Watering 2018-19

Water delivered

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Reedy Lake

Last water release

Water delivered 2021

Released to date 2020-21

Water delivered

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Use of holdings in Reedy Lake is based on river height in the Barwon River, not volumetric entitlement. The water released was made available by VEWH.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

Water delivered

Watering 2018-19

Water delivered

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Moorabool River

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

2,295.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Volume authorised includes all water available under the entitlement, subject to allocation. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by VEWH.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

2,745.5 ML

Watering 2018-19

2,000.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

3,587.0 ML

Lower Mount William Creek

Last water release

Apr-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

10,000 (shared between the Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong) ML

More Information

Volume authorised is shared between Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1,303.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

1,506.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

1,137.1 ML

MacKenzie River

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

1,612.9 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

10,000 (shared between the Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong) ML

More Information

Volume authorised is shared between Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

6,267.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

3,262.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

2,178.3 ML

Bungalally Creek

Last water release

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

10,000 (shared between the Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong) ML

More Information

Volume authorised is shared between Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Burnt Creek

Last water release

May-21

Released to date 2020-21

719.7 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

10,000 (shared between the Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong) ML

More Information

Volume authorised is shared between Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

135.7 ML

Watering 2018-19

126.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

424.6 ML

Upper Mount William Creek

Last water release

Mar-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

10,000 (shared between the Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong) ML

More Information

Volume authorised is shared between Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

154.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

139.0 ML

Wimmera River

Last water release

Feb-21

Released to date 2020-21

3,955.4 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

10,000 (shared between the Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong) ML

More Information

Volume authorised is shared between Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong. Flows to the Wimmera River may be delivered from Lake Londsale or Taylors Lake Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

8,640.8 ML

Watering 2018-19

10,170.9 ML

Watering 2019-20

7,691.5 ML

Ranch Billabong

Last water release

Jun-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

10,000 (shared between the Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong) ML

More Information

Volume authorised is shared between Wimmera and MacKenzie rivers and Burnt, Bungalally and Mount William creeks and the Ranch Billabong. Flows to the Wimmera River may be delivered from Lake Londsale or Taylors Lake Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

12.6 ML

Watering 2019-20

11.7 ML

Barbers Swamp

Last water release

May-21

Released to date 2020-21

5.7 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

6 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

11.1 ML

Watering 2018-19

4.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

7.6 ML

Broom Tank

Last water release

Sep-20

Released to date 2020-21

1.1 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

1 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

8.1 ML

Watering 2018-19

1.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Bull Swamp

Last water release

Sep-20

Released to date 2020-21

4.1 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

4 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

8.8 ML

Watering 2018-19

3.9 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Carapugna

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

18.9 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

23 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

14.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

13.8 ML

Watering 2019-20

10.3 ML

Challambra Swamp

Last water release

Jun-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

5 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

5.9 ML

Watering 2018-19

4.4 ML

Watering 2019-20

1.9 ML

Chiprick

Last water release

Oct-18

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

9.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

4.8 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Chirrup Swamp

Last water release

Apr-21

Released to date 2020-21

1.4 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

4 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1.9 ML

Watering 2018-19

1.2 ML

Watering 2019-20

1.2 ML

Clinton Shire Dam

Last water release

Oct-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

2.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

1.8 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.5

Cokum Bushland Reserve

Last water release

Mar-20

Released to date 2020-21

2.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

4 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

5.1 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

2.5 ML

Considines

Last water release

Nov-20

Released to date 2020-21

3.9 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

4 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

6.6 ML

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

3.8 ML

Corack Lake

Last water release

May-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

10 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

2.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

2.4 ML

Watering 2019-20

4.2 ML

Coundons Wetland

Last water release

Apr-21

Released to date 2020-21

0.7

Water authorised 2020-21

1 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

2.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.5

Creswick Swamp

Last water release

Jun-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

5 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

3.3 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.8

Watering 2019-20

1.1 ML

Cronomby Tanks

Last water release

Oct-20

Released to date 2020-21

4.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

4 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

2.1 ML

Watering 2018-19

7.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Crow Swamp

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

9.3 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

18 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

11.8 ML

Watering 2018-19

10.9 ML

Watering 2019-20

5.0 ML

D Smith Dam

Last water release

Nov-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.8

Water authorised 2020-21

1 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.5

Watering 2018-19

2.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Davis Dam

Last water release

Apr-21

Released to date 2020-21

1.3 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

5 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.3

Watering 2019-20

0.8

Falla Dam

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

2.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

2 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

2.1 ML

Watering 2018-19

3.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Fieldings Dam

Last water release

Apr-21

Released to date 2020-21

1.6 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

2 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.8

Watering 2018-19

0.2

Watering 2019-20

1.4 ML

Goulds Reserve

Last water release

Sep-20

Released to date 2020-21

2.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

2 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

12.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Greens Wetland

Last water release

Oct-20

Released to date 2020-21

2.1 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

2 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

1.1 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Harcoans Swamp

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

8.2 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

15 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

4.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

2.7 ML

Watering 2019-20

10.1 ML

Homelea

Last water release

Oct-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.8

Water authorised 2020-21

1 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.8

J Ferrier Wetland

Last water release

Sep-20

Released to date 2020-21

1.7 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

3 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

7.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

5.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Jeffcott Wildlife Reserve

Last water release

Mar-21

Released to date 2020-21

1.1 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

5 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

2.1 ML

Watering 2018-19

2.7 ML

Watering 2019-20

2.8 ML

Jesse Swamp

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

5.2 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

4 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

4.3 ML

Watering 2018-19

2.5 ML

Watering 2019-20

6.1 ML

John Ampt

Last water release

May-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

4.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

3.9 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Kath Smith Dam

Last water release

Mar-21

Released to date 2020-21

0.7

Water authorised 2020-21

1 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.6

Krong Swamp

Last water release

Aug-18

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.6

Watering 2018-19

4.2 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Lake Danaher Bushland Reserve

Last water release

Jun-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

4.7 ML

Watering 2018-19

2.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Mahoods Corner

Last water release

Sep-20

Released to date 2020-21

2.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

3 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1.1 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.9

Morton Plains Reserve

Last water release

Sep-20

Released to date 2020-21

1.4 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

2 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

2.9 ML

Watering 2018-19

2.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Mutton

Last water release

Jun-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

5 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

5.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

3.7 ML

Watering 2019-20

9.5 ML

Newer Swamp (Round Swamp)

Last water release

Oct-18

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

6.3 ML

Watering 2018-19

2.6 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Opies Dam

Last water release

May-21

Released to date 2020-21

0.7

Water authorised 2020-21

4 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.8

Watering 2018-19

1.5 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.7

Pam Juergens Dam

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

0.4

Water authorised 2020-21

1 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

1.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.4

Part of Gap Reserve

Last water release

Sep-20

Released to date 2020-21

1.8 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

2 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

1.6 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Paul Barclay

Last water release

Mar-21

Released to date 2020-21

4.1 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

4 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

4.7 ML

Watering 2018-19

4.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

5.3 ML

Pinedale

Last water release

May-21

Released to date 2020-21

2.6 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

4 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

3.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

1.7 ML

Watering 2019-20

1.8 ML

Poyner

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

1.2 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

3 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1.4 ML

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

0.0

R Ferriers Dam

Last water release

Nov-20

Released to date 2020-21

3.7 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

4 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

3.4 ML

Watering 2018-19

6.2 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Rickard Glenys Dam

Last water release

Apr-21

Released to date 2020-21

1.6 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

3 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

3.4 ML

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

1.8 ML

Roselyn Wetland/Reids Dam

Last water release

Sep-20

Released to date 2020-21

3.7 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

5 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

2.9 ML

Watering 2018-19

8.4 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Sawpit Swamp

Last water release

Sep-20

Released to date 2020-21

10.6 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

10 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

10.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

9.6 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Schultz/ Koschitzke

Last water release

Water delivered 2014-15

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

5 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Shannons Wayside

Last water release

May-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1.7 ML

Watering 2018-19

2.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Tarkedia Dam

Last water release

May-21

Released to date 2020-21

1.9 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

4 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

7.9 ML

Watering 2018-19

2.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

2.1 ML

Tchum Lakes Lake Reserve (North Lake - Wetland)

Last water release

Sep-18

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

90.8 ML

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Tchum Lakes Swimming Pool (North Lake - Dam)

Last water release

Oct-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.5

Watering 2018-19

2.9 ML

Watering 2019-20

3.6 ML

Towma (Lake Marlbed)

Last water release

Oct-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1.8 ML

Watering 2018-19

1.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.7

Uttiwillock Wetland

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

4.8 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

5 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

Wal Wal Swamp

Last water release

May-21

Released to date 2020-21

4.9 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

5 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

4.8 ML

Watering 2018-19

4.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Black Swamp

Last water release

May-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

80.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

65.0 ML

Kinnairds Wetland

Last water release

Apr-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

384.2 ML

Watering 2019-20

258.6 ML

Moodie Swamp

Last water release

May-18

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

1000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

500.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Guttrum Forest

Last water release

Nov-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

800 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

498.2 ML

Hird Swamp

Last water release

Feb-21

Released to date 2020-21

2,901.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

2,800 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

2,220.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Johnson Swamp

Last water release

Feb-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

1,500.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

3,240.4 ML

Lake Cullen

Last water release

Nov-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

7,790.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

6,385.0 ML

Lake Elizabeth

Last water release

Mar-21

Released to date 2020-21

713.5 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

1,500 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

530.3 ML

Watering 2018-19

1,080.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

960.0 ML

Lake Murphy

Last water release

Dec-18

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

580.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

1,672.2 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

McDonalds Swamp

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

280.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

1,400 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

350.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

230.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

293.0 ML

Richardsons Lagoon

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

1,461.2 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

3,200 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

457.7 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Round Lake

Last water release

Apr-21

Released to date 2020-21

369.9 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

1,000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

422.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

300.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

300.0 ML

Wirra-Lo wetland complex

Last water release

May-21

Released to date 2020-21

96.8 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

1,000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

79.7 ML

Watering 2018-19

53.7 ML

Watering 2019-20

245.1 ML

Third Reedy Lake

Last water release

Mar-21

Released to date 2020-21

1,415.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

10,000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

3,760.0 ML

Loch Garry

Last water release

May-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

499.8 ML

Kanyapella basin

Last water release

Aug-20

Released to date 2020-21

500.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

500 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by VEWH.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Doctors Swamp

Last water release

May-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

300 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

67.0 ML

Reedy Swamp

Last water release

Dec-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

500.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

499.8 ML

Little Gunbower Creek Complex

Last water release

Jul-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Living Murray Program

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

1,119.9 ML

Little Reedy Wetland Complex

Last water release

May-21

Released to date 2020-21

1,505.8 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

3,000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Living Murray Program

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

1,878.0 ML

Reedy Lagoon

Last water release

Apr-21

Released to date 2020-21

921.8 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

2,500 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Living Murray Program

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

567.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

533.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Black Swamp

Last water release

Oct-20

Released to date 2020-21

142.5 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

500 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Living Murray Program

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

241.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Yarran Creek

Last water release

Oct-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

2,500 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Living Murray Program

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

393.9 ML

Watering 2019-20

1,413.0 ML

Gunbower Creek

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

10,330.6 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

18,000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by VEWH and CEWH.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

20,656.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

16,025.4 ML

Watering 2019-20

21,231.2 ML

Gunbower Forest

Last water release

Oct-18

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Includes water delivering via Hipwell Road regulator. Other water delivered via lower landscape regulators is provided separately. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Living Murray program.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

9,579.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

41,811.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Gaynor Swamp

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

993.2 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

1,000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

500.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

601.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Barmah Forest

Last water release

Feb-21

Released to date 2020-21

204,515.9 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

397,000 ML

More Information

Includes delivery to Boal and Gulf creeks, Boals Deadwood wetland, Reedy Lagoon and Top Island wetland. Environmental water delivered from NSW holdings is not included in the total volumes. Watering data is updated monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by VEWH, CEWH, the Living Murray Program and River Murray Increased Flows.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

186,100.9 ML

Watering 2018-19

74,636.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

282,118.1 ML

Lower Broken Creek

Last water release

Jun-20

Released to date 2020-21

33,654.5 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

50,000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by VEWH, CEWH and the Living Murray program.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

41,408.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

33,847.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

247.0 ML

Upper Broken Creek

Last water release

May-21

Released to date 2020-21

1,235.1 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

1050 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by VEWH, CEWH and banked passing flows.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

597.3 ML

Campaspe River

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

25,024.8 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by VEWH, CEWH and the Living Murray program.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

29,834.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

23,356.4 ML

Watering 2019-20

20,438.3 ML

Goulburn River

Last water release

Jun-20

Released to date 2020-21

238,819.1 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

452,000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by VEWH, CEWH and the Living Murray program

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

350,817.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

225,579.7 ML

Watering 2019-20

3,533.0 ML

Upper Jacksons Creek

Last water release

May-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

290.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

180.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

River Murray system

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Environmental water delivered from NSW holdings is not included in the total volumes. Watering data is updated quartery based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Tarago River

Last water release

Sep-20

Released to date 2020-21

1,334.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Volume authorised includes all water available under the entitlement, subject to allocation. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1,764.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

1,210.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

40.0 ML

Pyrites Creek

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

560.8 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Volume authorised includes all water available under the entitlement, subject to allocation. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1,265.3 ML

Watering 2018-19

290.1 ML

Watering 2019-20

178.4 ML

Werribee River

Last water release

Mar-21

Released to date 2020-21

1,325.7 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Volume authorised includes all water available under the entitlement, subject to allocation. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1,307.3 ML

Watering 2018-19

503.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

990.0 ML

Yarra River

Last water release

Mar-21

Released to date 2020-21

8,453.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

40,000 (shared between the Yarra River, Plenty River, Banyule Billabong and Yering Backswamp) ML

More Information

Volume authorised includes all water available under the entitlement, subject to allocation. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

24,035.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

16,459.1 ML

Watering 2019-20

3,931.0 ML

Yering Backswamp

Last water release

Jun-20

Released to date 2020-21

6.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

40,000 (shared between the Yarra River, Plenty River, Banyule Billabong and Yering Backswamp) ML

More Information

Volume authorised is available under the volume authorised for the Yarra River Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by VEWH.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

19.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

46.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

18.0 ML

Banyule Billabong

Last water release

Oct-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

40,000 (shared between the Yarra River, Plenty River, Banyule Billabong and Yering Backswamp) ML

More Information

Volume authorised is available under the volume authorised for the Yarra River Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

51.0 ML

Annulus Billabong

Last water release

Released to date 2020-21

46.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Volume authorised is available under the volume authorised for the Yarra River Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Dowd Morass

Last water release

Water delivered 2020 and 2021

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Use of holdings in Dowd Morass is based on river height in the Latrobe River, not volumetric entitlement

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

Water delivered

Watering 2018-19

Water delivered

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Heart Morass

Last water release

Water delivered 2020 and 2021

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Use of holdings in Dowd Morass is based on river height in the Latrobe River, not volumetric entitlement

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

Water delivered

Watering 2018-19

Water delivered

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Latrobe River

Last water release

Apr-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Volume authorised includes all water available under the entitlement, subject to allocation. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

11,223.6 ML

Watering 2018-19

5,502.4 ML

Watering 2019-20

2,701.7 ML

Sale Common

Last water release

Water delivered 2020 and 2021

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Use of holdings in Dowd Morass is based on river height in the Latrobe River, not volumetric entitlement

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

Water delivered

Watering 2018-19

Water delivered

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Birchs Creek

Last water release

Water delivered 2014-15

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Volume authorised includes all water available under the entitlement, subject to allocation. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Lake Boort

Last water release

Water delivered 2010-11

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Lake Leaghur

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

804.6 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

2000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Lake Meran

Last water release

Apr-21

Released to date 2020-21

1,353.4 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

2200 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

1,611.7 ML

Lake Yando

Last water release

Mar-21

Released to date 2020-21

1,010.5 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

1,200 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Little Lake Meran

Last water release

Oct-18

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

498.8 ML

Watering 2018-19

509.7 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Loddon River

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

15,392.9 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Volume authorised includes all water available under the entitlement, subject to allocation. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

14,011.5 ML

Watering 2018-19

15,598.2 ML

Watering 2019-20

8,096.1 ML

Pyramid Creek

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

619.5 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

2,000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

861.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

1,041.7 ML

Watering 2019-20

122.7 ML

Macalister River

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

3,611.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Volume authorised includes all water available under the entitlement, subject to allocation. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

15,884.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

15,124.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

18,333.0 ML

Snowy River

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

91,476 ML is planned for release in 2020-21. The snowy water year is May-April ML

More Information

The water year in the Snowy system runs from May to April. NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment manages environmental water in the Snowy River.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

214,400.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

129,400.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

117,871.0 ML

Thomson River

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

18,651.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement (shared between the Thomson River and Heyfield wetlands

More Information

Volume authorised includes all water available under the entitlement, subject to allocation. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

18,072.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

11,432.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

12,910.0 ML

Bidgee Lagoons

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

450.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

750 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Brickworks Billabong

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

248.3 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

320 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

249.9 ML

Watering 2018-19

250.5 ML

Watering 2019-20

320.0 ML

Bridge Creek

Last water release

Nov-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

776.1 ML

Bullock Swamp

Last water release

Water delivered 2014-15

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Burra Creek North

Last water release

May-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

250.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Burra Creek South

Last water release

May-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

747.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Burra Creek South Proper

Last water release

Water delivered 2014-15

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Cardross Lakes

Last water release

Nov-17

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

505.8 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Carina Bend

Last water release

Oct-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

800.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

877.8 ML

Cowanna Billabong

Last water release

Water delivered 2015-16

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Lake Kramen

Last water release

Nov-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Not Authorised

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

7.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

12,701.7 ML

Hattah Lakes

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

27,312.7 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

30,500 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The delivery in 2019-20 was entirely for pump maintenance. Water released in 2020-21 is made available by the VEWH and the Living Murray program, to be used for pump maintence and to achieve environmental objectives in the VEWH's seasonal watering plan

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

111,932.4 ML

Watering 2018-19

274.1 ML

Watering 2019-20

145.0 ML

Heywoods Lake

Last water release

Jun-17

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

J1 Creek

Last water release

Nov-17

Released to date 2020-21

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

416.9 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Lake Carpul

Last water release

Water delivered 2015-16

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Lake Hawthorn

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

859.9 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

1500 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

447.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

1,460.2 ML

Margooya floodplain wetland

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

15.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

15 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Koorlong Lake

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

62.3 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

150 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1.9 ML

Watering 2018-19

56.8 ML

Watering 2019-20

147.8 ML

Lake Powell

Last water release

Water delivered 2015-16

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Robertson Creek

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

999.7 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

1000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Lake Wallawalla

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

3,993.1 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

4,000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. Water authorised in 2020-21 is made available by VEWH and the Living Murray program.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

8,001.3 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Lindsay and Mulcra islands

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Includes deliveries to anabranch waterways and wetlands within Lindsay and Mulcra islands. Watering is coordinated with operation of weir pools 7 and 8 of the Murray River.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

784.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

Water delivered

Watering 2019-20

387.0 ML

Liparoo East

Last water release

Nov-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

392.4 ML

Liparoo West

Last water release

Oct-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

239.7 ML

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

271.5 ML

Neds Corner Central

Last water release

Nov-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

148.6 ML

Neds Corner East

Last water release

Oct-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

98.1 ML

Neds Corner Woolshed

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

52.7 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

100 ML

More Information

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

21.0 ML

Nyah Floodplain

Last water release

Nov-18

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1,877.1 ML

Watering 2018-19

999.9 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Vinifera Floodplain

Last water release

May-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

925.2 ML

Watering 2018-19

664.6 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Wallpolla Horseshoe

Last water release

May-21

Released to date 2020-21

399.2 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

400 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. Water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Living Murray program.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

399.1 ML

Watering 2018-19

737.3 ML

Watering 2019-20

399.7 ML

Finnigans Creek

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

999.9 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

1000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. Water released in 2020-21 was made available by VEWH and the Living Murray program.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

950.2 ML

Sandy Creek

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

1,999.6 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

2000 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. Water released in 2020-21 was made available by VEWH and the Living Murray program.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

232.5 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

1,311.9 ML

Wallpolla East

Last water release

Dec-20

Released to date 2020-21

1,487.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

1500 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. Water released in 2020-21 was made available by VEWH and the Living Murray program.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1,000.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

1,383.2 ML

Yungera Wetland

Last water release

Nov-18

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

111.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

183.5 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Little Heywood Lake

Last water release

Nov-17

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

511.6 ML

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Upper Barwon River

Last water release

Jun-21

Released to date 2020-21

888.4 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Volume authorised includes all water available under the entitlement, subject to allocation. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

1,019.9 ML

Watering 2019-20

901.0 ML

Burke Road Billabong

Last water release

Nov-18

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Volume authorised is available under the volume authorised for the Yarra River Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

7.4 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Willsmere Billabong

Last water release

Nov-18

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

0

More Information

Volume authorised is available under the volume authorised for the Yarra River Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

5.5 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

King River

Last water release

Mar-20

Released to date 2020-21

86.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

123 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

50.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

50.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

50.0 ML

Ovens River

Last water release

Mar-20

Released to date 2020-21

73.0 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

73.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

73.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

53.0 ML

Heyfield wetlands

Last water release

Oct-19

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Volume authorised is available under the volume authorised for the Thomson River Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

12.0 ML

Broken River

Last water release

Oct-20

Released to date 2020-21

Water authorised 2020-21

1050 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

1,000.0 ML

Watering 2018-19

250.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Mullinmur Wetland

Last water release

Feb-20

Released to date 2020-21

0.0

Water authorised 2020-21

123 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

20.0 ML

Horseshoe Lagoon

Last water release

Sep-20

Released to date 2020-21

17.1 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

200 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

121.0 ML

Serpentine Creek

Last water release

May-21

Released to date 2020-21

1,238.3 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

Full entitlement

More Information

Volume authorised includes all water available under the entitlement, subject to allocation. Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. The water released in 2020-21 was made available by VEWH and CEWH.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

3,496.7 ML

Watering 2018-19

826.0 ML

Watering 2019-20

1,345.7 ML

Crankhandle

Last water release

Nov-20

Released to date 2020-21

400.2 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

400 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. Water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Living Murray program.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Lindsay-Mullaroo connector

Last water release

Nov-20

Released to date 2020-21

292.7 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

300 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. Water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Living Murray program.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Scotties Billabong

Last water release

Nov-20

Released to date 2020-21

100.4 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

100 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. Water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Living Murray program.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Wetland 33

Last water release

Nov-20

Released to date 2020-21

149.3 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

150 ML

More Information

Watering data is updated bi-monthly based on available operational data and is subject to change. Water released in 2020-21 was made available by the Living Murray program.

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

0.0

Watering 2018-19

0.0

Watering 2019-20

0.0

Boals Deadwood

Last water release

Feb-21

Released to date 2020-21

8,164.8 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

21000 ML

More Information

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

3014 ML

Watering 2018-19

0

Watering 2019-20

0

Last water release

Released to date 2020-21

Water authorised 2020-21

More Information

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

Last water release

Total Check

Released to date 2020-21

645,617 ML

Water authorised 2020-21

More Information

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

Last water release

645,617.38

Released to date 2020-21

0

Water authorised 2020-21

More Information

* Subject to environment and climatic conditions and operational constraints

Watering 2017-18

Watering 2018-19

Watering 2019-20

Stories

Stories of success and reflections on past environmental watering activities and results

Page last updated: 24/07/21