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Register a dam or apply for a surface water licence.  Information about surface water mangement and allocations.

Apply for a 'take and use' surface water licence

Depending where you’re located in our region, you may be eligible to apply to harvest and use surface rainfall runoff, including from streams, rivers, creeks and catchment dams.


Complete your Avoca River Irrigation Report

 If you hold a licence to take water from the Avoca River system and have extracted water for irrigation use, you are required to complete a Surface Water Irrigation Report.


Use surface water legally

In the interests of the environment, the community and fairness, it's important for people to follow the rules regarding taking and using  surface water.


Latest river diverters update

This page details the current status of both Wimmera River and Avoca River diversion triggers.


Surface Water and Groundwater Management Plans

This page details information on the Wimmera Catchment Surface Water and Groundwater Management Plan and the Avoca Local Management Plan.




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