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Friday 09 Feb 2024

The latest seasonal allocations for February 2024 have been announced by the Storage Manager.

Inflow to reservoirs during January was approximately 78% of average, with year-to-date inflow approximately 31% of the historic average. Allocation to Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product entitlements increase by 6% (81% to 87%), with increases to the Glenelg River Compensation Flow and Wetlands entitlements (from 26% to 49%), as well as a 24% allocation increase to the Recreation entitlement (from 22% to 46%). No allocation has been possible yet to Commonwealth Environmental entitlement.

A revised system reserve rule came into effect in 2022/23, with 45,000 megalitres now in reserve. The revised rule shares the available water between entitlements and the system reserve as soon as allocations commence. Details of the new reserve rule are available from the Storage Management Rules page.

Monday 08 Jan 2024

The latest seasonal allocations for January 2024 have been announced by the Storage Manager.

Inflow to reservoirs during December was approximately 50% of average, with year-to-date inflow approximately 30% of the historic average. Allocation to Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product entitlements remained at 81%, with small increases to the Glenelg River Compensation Flow and Wetlands entitlements (from 25% to 26%), as well as a 2% allocation increase to the Recreation entitlement (from 20% to 22%). No allocation has been possible yet to Commonwealth Environmental entitlement.

A revised system reserve rule came into effect in 2022/23, with 45,000 megalitres now in reserve. The revised rule shares the available water between entitlements and the system reserve as soon as allocations commence. Details of the new reserve rule are available from the Storage Management Rules page.

Friday 08 Sep 2023

The latest seasonal allocations for September 2023 have been announced by the Storage Manager.

Inflow to reservoirs during August was approximately 23% of average, with reservoirs increasing by around 8,480 ML over the past month. This has been sufficient for an 81% allocation to be made to Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product entitlements this month (2% increase). The resource improvement has also allowed for a 25% allocation to the Glenelg River Compensation Flow and Wetlands entitlements (2% increase), as well as a 20% allocation to the Recreation entitlement (1% increase). No allocation has been possible yet to Commonwealth Environmental entitlement.

A revised system reserve rule came into effect in 2022/23, with 27,550 megalitres now in reserve. The revised rule shares the available water between entitlements and the system reserve as soon as allocations commence. Details of the new reserve rule are available from the Storage Management Rules page.

Friday 04 Aug 2023

The latest seasonal allocations for August 2023 have been announced by the Storage Manager.

Inflow to reservoirs during July was approximately 76% of average, with reservoirs increasing by around 20,930 ML since the July water resource assessment. This has been sufficient for a 79% allocation to be made to Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product entitlements this month. The resource improvement has also allowed for a 23% allocation to the Glenelg River Compensation Flow and Wetlands Entitlements, as well as a 19% allocation to the Recreation entitlement. No allocation has been possible yet to Commonwealth Environmental entitlement.

A revised system reserve rule came into effect in 2022/23, with 20,000 megalitres now in reserve. The revised rule shares the available water between entitlements and the system reserve as soon as allocations commence. Details of the new reserve rule are available from the Storage Management Rules page.