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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.

The Storage Manager has reviewed the current water transfer and has determined it is appropriate to increase the transfer volume to 10,000 ML. This decision is supported by Rocklands Reservoir holding over 138,000 ML, relatively wet catchment conditions and continued inflows. This transfer is consistent with the Storage Manager's Annual Operating Plan.

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 will commence an initial 5,000 ML transfer from Rocklands Reservoir to Toolondo Reservoir from 1 August 2017. This transfer is consistent with the Storage Manager's Annual Operating Plan. Updates on the transfer progress will be made available via the Storage Manager's News Feed.

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.

Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 June 2017 allocations have been announced by the Storage Manager. The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder allocation has increased to 51%, with all other entitlements having received 100% of their entitlement allocation.

 

A June update on Reservoir Operations is also now available.