Our current Tapping In Edition 3 2022/23 highlights the official opening of Rainbow Lake, discusses our Price Drop Proposal, and talks about our sponsorship of the 2022 ACE Radio Wimmera Business Awards and East Grampians Business Awards.
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Recycled water is an important resource for the region and expressions of interest for the purchase and reuse of this water are now open.
GWMWater is seeking expressions of interest for the purchase andGWMWater is seeking expressions of interest for the purchase andreuse of Class C recycled water from Horsham’s Wastewater Treatment Plant.
More than 100 people celebrated the official opening of the Mallee’s newest fishing and recreation spot, Rainbow Lake on Wednesday [7 December 2022].
Rainbow Lake, situated south of Rainbow on Dimboola-Rainbow Road, is a wonderful oasis allowing water activities such as swimming, fishing and paddling light water craft.
Our 2022 Annual Water Outlook outlines the key water security information for all towns and rural pipeline customers supplied by us. An outlook for licenced surface water diverters and licenced groundwater users is also provided.
All Systems Summary: With the water resources available across all of GWMWater’s supply sources this season, no restrictions to urban or rural pipeline users are anticipated under normal operating conditions.
A full listing of towns, rural pipelines and their supply sources can be found here.
Grampians catchments are holding their highest total volume since 1998, giving recreation users an even greater choice of lakes to choose from over summer.
As of 2 December, catchments were holding 444,400 ML of water, representing nearly 80% of the total operating volume.
A temporary bypass (earthen crossing) will be constructed at the Toolondo Channel Bridge on Winfields Road.
The Toolondo Channel Bridge on Winfields Road has been load-limited to 1.5 tonnes since 2017. GWMWater has recently been in discussions with Horsham Rural City Council regarding a longer-term solution.
While these investigations to find a longer-term solution are ongoing, an earthen crossing will be constructed. This short-term solution will ensure the crossing will remain accessible during the upcoming harvest season.
Keep track of the rainfall across the year, all in one place, with this handy chart.
Charts are available for collection from our McLachlan Street office in Horsham. If you are unable to make it into our office to collect a chart, please call our friendly team on 1300 659 961 and they will be able to assist.
If you'd like to print your own copy, you can download the chart here - Rainfall Chart Calendar 2023.
GWMWater and Interflow, a provider of pipeline infrastructure solutions, have taken home an industry award at this year’s Victorian Water Awards for their collaborative work on the Mt Cole pipeline renewal project.
GWMWater has reminded the community to abide by the terms and conditions of standpipe permits and to not illegally take water.GWMWater has reminded the community to abide by the terms and conditions of standpipe permits and to not illegally take water.
In September 2022, a Horsham Magistrate accepted a guilty plea from a Wimmera person for illegally filling their tanker from a fire plug in the Wimmera on multiple occasions, which impacted the water service to adjacent properties whilst the water was being taken.
Water customers in the Grampians, Wimmera and Mallee can expect lower bills next year and for the next five years, according to GWMWater’s 2023-2028 Price Submission.
Water corporation staff and board members pitched its proposal to Essential Services Commissioners last week.
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