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News

Thursday 06 Jun 2019

Allocations for June 2019 have been announced by the Storage Manager.

 

Around 2,800 ML of inflow was received to reservoirs during May; the first inflows observed for 6 months.
In response to well below inflow to reservoirs during the 2018-19 season, and a climate outlook which favours dry conditions for 2019-20, entitlement holders collectively agreed that resource improvements during May be held over to help secure system operating water and support allocations in the 2019-20 season. As a result, no increase in allocation has occurred this month.


The final allocation announcement for 2018-19 season sees Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product remain at 55% allocation this month, and Glenelg Compensation Flow remain at 1% allocation. No allocation has been possible to Recreation entitlement, Wetland entitlement or Commonwealth environmental entitlement during 2018-19.

Friday 03 May 2019

Allocations for May 2019 have been announced by the Storage Manager.

 

No measureable inflow was observed to reservoirs for a sixth consecutive month during April. With continued dry conditions and little rainfall during April, losses from the reservoir system have again matched the Storage Manager’s projections. As a result, no increase in allocation has been possible for May.

 

Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product remains at 55% allocation this month. Glenelg Compensation Flow remains at 1% allocation. No allocation has yet been possible to Recreation entitlement, Wetland entitlement or Commonwealth environmental entitlement.

 

Thursday 04 Apr 2019

Allocations for April 2019 have been announced by the Storage Manager.

 

No measureable inflow was observed to reservoirs for a fifth consecutive month during March. With generally dry conditions and little rainfall during March, losses from the reservoir system have matched the Storage Manager’s projections. As a result, no increase in allocation has been possible for April.

 

Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product remains at 55% allocation this month. Glenelg Compensation Flow remains at 1% allocation. No allocation has yet been possible to Recreation entitlement, Wetland entitlement or Commonwealth environmental entitlement.

 

Sunday 31 Mar 2019

The Storage Manager has released its fourth Quarterly Operating Plan Supplement 4 (April to June 2019). This supplement accompanies the Annual Operating Plan 2018-19 and looks specifically at reservoir system operation over the upcoming 3-month period. The Annual Operating Plan and operating plan supplements are available here.