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Latest watering releases

Based on best available operational data, the following environmental water deliveries were made in the month of October 2018.

Barwon

  • Delivering to Reedy Lake and Hospital Swamps

Latrobe wetlands

  • Delivering to Dowd Morass
  • Delivering to Heart Morass
  • Delivering to Sale Common

Wimmera

  • Delivering to Wimmera River
  • Delivering to MacKenzie River
  • Delivering to Broom Tank, Bull Swamp, Carapugna, Challambra Swamp, Chiprick Swamp, Cronomby Tanks, Crow Swamp, D Smith Wetland, Lake Danaher Bushland Reserve, Part of Gap Reserve, Pinedale, Roselyn Wetland, Sawpit Swamp, Tchum Lakes Swimming Pool (North Lake – Dam) and Towma (Lake Marlbed) in the Wimmera Mallee Wetlands

Glenelg

  • Delivering to Glenelg River

Murray

  • Delivering to the River Murray
  • Delivering to Barmah Forest
  • Delivering to Gunbower Creek
  • Delivering to Gunbower Forest
  • Delivering to Lake Hawthorn Brickworks Billabong and Nyah Floodplain in the Lower Murray wetlands
  • Delivering to Lake Cullen, Lake Murphy, Round Lake and Lake Elizabeth in the Central Murray wetlands
  • Delivering to Wallpolla Horseshoe and flows through Lindsay River and Mullaroo Creek at Lindsay, Mulcra and Wallpolla islands

Goulburn

  • Delivering to the Goulburn River

Campaspe

  • Delivering to the Campaspe River

Broken

  • Delivering to the lower Broken Creek
  • Delivering to Kinnaird Wetland
  • Delivering to Gaynor Swamp

Loddon

  • Delivering to the Loddon River and Serpentine Creek
  • Delivering to Pyramid Creek
  • Delivering to Little Lake Meran

Yarra

  • Delivering to the Yarra River
  • Delivering to Willsmere and Burke Road Billabongs

Releases can include water delivered in Victoria by the Victorian Environmental Water Holder, Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder and the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (The Living Murray program).

Environmental watering objectives may also be met by other water in the system (such as water for households, industry and farming).

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To measure the success of environmental watering, it is important to draw on the large body of scientific and community knowledge that exists about Victoria’s rivers and wetlands.

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