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Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 November 2017 Allocations have been announced by the Storage Manager. The System Reserve has increased by approximately 6,000 ML to 31,550 ML this month. A volume of 45,000 ML must be accumulated in the System Reserve before further allocation can be made to entitlements this season.

  

 

Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 October 2017 Allocations have been announced by the Storage Manager. Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product has increased from 65% to 81%. Glenelg compensation flow and Wetlands entitlement increased from 9% and 8% respectively to 25% and Recreation entitlement increased from 7% to 20%. There has been no change to Commonwealth allocation this month.

  

 

The Storage Manager has released its second quarterly operating plan supplement for October to December 2017. This supplement accompanies the Annual Operating Plan and looks specifically at reservoir system operation over the upcoming 3-month period. The Annual Operating Plan and operating plan supplements are available here.

Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 September 2017 Allocations have been announced by the Storage Manager. Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product has increased from 48% to 65%. Glenelg compensation flow increase from 1% to 9% and Recreation and Wetland entitlements increase from 0% to 8%. There has been no change to Commonwealth entitlements this month.

  

A September update on Reservoir Operations is also now available.

Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 August 2017 allocations have been announced by the Storage Manager. Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product has increased from 37% to 48%. There has been no increase in allocation to other entitlements this month.

An August update on Reservoir Operations is also now available.

The Storage Manager has released its Annual Operating Plan for the 2017-18 water year. A quarterly operating plan supplement for July to September 2017 accompanies the annual plan, and looks specifically at reservoir system operation this 3-month period. The Annual Operating Plan and operating plan supplements are available here.

Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 Opening Allocations for July 2017-18 water year have been announced by the Storage Manager. Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product has receieved a 37% allocation, and a 1% allocation has been made to the Glenelg Compensation Flow.

 

An July update on Reservoir Operations is also now available.

The Storage Manager has conducted an assessment of the risk of spill for the system headworks, as per the methodology defined in the Storage Management Rules. The results of this assessment have enabled the Storage Manager to declare a low risk of spill for the 2017-18 water year as of 3 July 2017.

The blue-green algae warning for Lake Toolondo has been lifted, with sampling confirming that concentration of blue-green algae remains well below the warning level.