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4.3 Wimmera system
 Waterway manager – Wimmera Catchment Management Authority
Storage manager – GWMWater
Environmental water holders – Victorian Environmental Water Holder, Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder
 Did you know...?
The Wimmera River is known as Barringgi Gadyin to the Wotjobaluk Traditional Owners and is a key feature of the local creation stories.
The Wimmera-Mallee headworks system captures run-off from both the Wimmera and Glenelg catchments. Entitlements to water held in this system cannot be accounted for separately in the two river basins, therefore this figure shows the proportion of entitlements across both systems.
4.3 Wimmera system
   Wimmera
Private Environment Water corporations
Proportion of water entitlements held across the Wimmera and Glenelg basins held by private users, water corporations or environmental water holders at 30 June 2019.
22%
48%
30%
   Top: Wimmera River at O’Bree’s Crossing, by Greg Fletcher, Wimmera CMA
Above: White neck heron, by Jenny Stephens
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