A Heartfelt Farewell to Rueben Berg
The Victorian Environmental Water Holder advises that Rueben Berg has resigned from his position as VEWH Commissioner to focus on his other commitments.
It’s all part of the Plan: healthy rivers make for healthy communities
Communities across Victoria will see the flow-on benefits of water for the environment this year with many of the state’s rivers and wetlands set to receive environmental flows.
Water sale in northern Victoria
The Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) intends to sell a small portion of its water allocation in the northern Victorian water market. Up to 12,000 megalitres of Murray allocation in zone seven (below the Barmah choke) will be made available through selected brokers and online exchanges from April 2022, supporting irrigators and other water users ahead of autumn watering and carryover planning.
Water trading strategy 2021-22
Our water allocation trading strategy 2021-22 provides a high-level overview of the types of water trading activities that may be undertaken across Victoria and interstate in 2021-22.
New research proves the value that flows from water for the environment
A Northern Victorian-first report highlights that water for the environment makes a significant economic and social contribution to northern Victorian communities, including for agriculture.
Water trading strategy 2020-21
The Victorian Environmental Water Holder has released its annual allocation trading strategy to transparently outline where we may buy or sell water for the environment across Victoria in 2020-21.
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.
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.
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