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Allocations for August 2018  have been announced by the Storage Manager.

 

Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product has increased by 8% this month to have a 17% allocation. No allocation has yet been possible to Glenelg Compensation Flow, Recreation entitlement, Wetland entitlement or Commonwealth environmental entitlement. This small allocation increase is reflective of inflows to reservoirs during August having been below average.

 

An August update on Reservoir Operations is also now available.

The Storage Manager's latest allocation outlook for August, September and October 2018 is now available. Click here to view details.

The Storage Manager has released its Annual Operating Plan for the 2018-19 water year. A quarterly operating plan supplement for July to September 2018 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 2018 (2018-19 water year) have been announced by the Storage Manager.

 

Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Product received a 9% allocation, with no allocation able to be made to Glenelg Compensation Flow, Recreation entitlement, Wetland entitlement or Commonwealth environmental entitlement. Opening allocations are reflective of inflows to reservoirs during June having been below average.

 

The Storage Manager has also declared a Low Risk of Spill for the Wimmera-Glenelg system during the 2018-19 water year.

 

A July update on Reservoir Operations is also now available.

Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 The June 2018 Assessment has been announced by the Storage Manager. The Grampians headworks system has received 310 ML of inflow. Rainfall has exceeded evaporation for the month of May. Due to conservative estimates of the losses forecast for May compared to what actually occurred, the System Reserve has increased by approximately 4,080 ML and is now 43,856 ML. The System Reserve must reach 45,000 ML before further allocation can be made to entitlements this season.

The Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 April 2018 Assessment has been announced by the Storage Manager. As a result of warm and dry conditions experienced during March, there has been no increase in water available or the System Reserve this month. The System Reserve remains at 39,500 ML, and must reach 45,000 ML before further allocation can be made to entitlements this season.

 Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 May 2018 Assessment has been announced by the Storage Manager. As a result of warm and dry conditions experienced during March, there has been no increase in water available or the System Reserve this month. The System Reserve remains at 39,500 ML, and must reach 45,000 ML before further allocation can be made to entitlements this season.

The Storage Manager has released its fourth quarterly operating plan supplement for April to June 2018. This is the last supplement for the 2017-18 season, and accompanies the Annual Operating Plan. The supplement 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 March 2018 Allocations have been announced by the Storage Manager. The System Reserve has increased by approximately 1,300 ML to 39,490 ML this month. A volume of 45,000 ML must be accumulated in the System Reserve before further allocation can be made to entitlements this season.

 

Adobe PDF file icon 24x24 February 2018 Allocations have been announced by the Storage Manager. As a result of hot, dry conditions experienced for most of January, there has been no increase in water available or the System Reserve this month.