Inflow to reservoirs during March remained well below average. However, evaporation losses were slightly lower than the Storage Manager’s conservative estimates, resulting in a small resource improvement. This has enabled 1 Gigalitre to be allocated to the System Reserve. Bulk entitlement rules require a total of 15 Gigalitres to be allocated to the System Reserve once Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product entitlements reach 57% allocation.
Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product allocations remain unchanged at 57% and Glenelg River Compensation Flow entitlement remains at 1% allocation. No allocation has been possible to Recreation, Wetlands or Commonwealth Environmental entitlements.