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Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 The latest seasonal allocation for January 2021 have been announced by the Storage Manager

 

Inflow to reservoirs during December (320 ML) remained below average. However, the small volume of inflow combined with lower than forecast evaporation during December has enabled an increase to Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline product allocations from 50% to 52% this month.

Glenelg River Compensation Flow entitlement remains at 1% allocation. No allocation has been possible to Recreation, Wetlands or Commonwealth Environmental entitlements.

Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 The latest seasonal allocation for December 2020 have been announced by the Storage Manager

 

Inflow to reservoirs during November (2,700 ML) was below average. However, the small volume of inflow has enabled an increase to Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline product allocations from 48% to 50% this month.

Glenelg River Compensation Flow entitlement remains at 1% allocation. No allocation has been possible to Recreation, Wetlands or Commonwealth Environmental entitlements.

Recreational water users are advised to avoid direct contact with water in Lake Toolondo following the detection of elevated blue-green algae levels.

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Recreational water users are advised to avoid direct contact with water in following the detection of elevated blue-green algae levels. More information

Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 The latest seasonal allocation for November 2020 have been announced by the Storage Manager

 

Inflows to reservoirs during October (29,100 ML) were near average, reflecting around 50% of the total inflow received since July. This volume of inflow has supported a strong increase to Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline product allocations this month.


The allocation for Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product entitlements has increased from 21% to 48% this month. Glenelg River Compensation Flow entitlement has received a 1% allocation. No allocation has been possible to Recreation, Wetlands or Commonwealth Environmental entitlements.

The Storage Manger has realeased its second quarterly operating plan supplement for October to December 2020. 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 The latest seasonal allocation for October 2020 have been announced by the Storage Manager

 

Inflows to reservoirs continue to track well below average, with around 14,780 ML of inflow received during September (33% of the monthly average). This volume has supported a further increase to allocations this month, being the largest monthly increase for the season so far.


The allocation for Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product entitlements has increased from 9% to 21% this month. No allocation has been possible to Glenelg River Compensation Flow, Recreation, Wetlands or Commonwealth Environmental entitlements.

Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 The latest seasonal allocation for September 2020 have been announced by the Storage Manager

 

Inflows to reservoirs continue to track well below average, with around 10,200 ML of inflow received to reservoirs during August (20% of the monthly average). This small inflow to reservoirs has enabled a further increase to allocations this month.


The allocation for Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product entitlements has increased from 2% to 9% this month. No allocation has been possible to Glenelg River Compensation Flow, Recreation, Wetlands or Commonwealth Environmental entitlements. Bulk entitlement holders collectively have access to approximately 107,000 ML of unused water allocation carried forward from 2019-20 year.

Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 The latest seasonal allocation for August 2020 have been announced by the Storage Manager

 

Around 5,500 ML of inflow was received to reservoirs during July. This has been sufficient to secure all headworks system operating water requirements for the 2020 season, and make an initial allocation to some entitlements.

 

Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product entitlements have received a 2% allocation this month. No allocation has been possible to Glenelg River Compensation Flow, Recreation, Wetlands or Commonwealth Environmental entitlements. Bulk entitlement holders collectively have access to approximately 107,000 ML of unused water allocation carried forward from 2019-20 year.

The Storage Manager has released its Annual Operating Plan for the 2020-21 water year. A quarterly operating plan supplement for July to September 2020 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.