Victoria’s waterways ready to flow with the release of the VEWH’s seasonal watering plan
Victorians are set to enjoy the flow-on benefits of water for the environment with many of the state’s waterways to receive much-needed environmental water deliveries over the next year.
The VEWH's water trade activities get a clean bill of health
The Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) has undertaken a health check of its water trading activities and has been given a clean bill of health.
Water for the environment provides important refuges in the face of dry conditions
Each year the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) works with catchment management authorities, storage managers, Traditional Owners, land managers communities, scientists and stakeholders to deliver water for the environment efficiently and effectively. In 2018-19, 88% of environmental flows delivered in northern Victoria were also re-used to meet downstream water needs.
Why do we water when it’s dry?
In dry years, environmental watering is critical protection for our waterways, so they can survive to bounce back when dry conditions ease.
Executive women leading the way as Co-CEOs at the VEWH
The VEWH is thrilled to announce the appointment of Beth Ashworth and Sarina Loo as Co-Chief Executive Officers (Co-CEOs).
Roadmap for water for the environment
A roadmap for delivering water for the environment to rivers and wetlands across Victoria for the next 12 months has been released by the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH).
Water trading strategy 2019-20
The Victorian Environmental Water Holder has released a new trade strategy to transparently outline where we plan to buy or sell water for the environment across Victoria in 2019-20.
Fish on the move at Koondrook weir
Thousands of native fish will be able to freely move between the River Murray and the rich habitat of Gunbower Creek due to a funding boost from the autumn sale of water for the environment.
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