As part of our ongoing commitment to provide drinking water to townships across our region, we are pleased to announce that Brim, Beulah, Sea Lake and Woomelang will receive a drinking water supply by the end of 2018.
As part of the works Brim, Beulah, Sea Lake and Woomelang’s water supply will be sourced from Lake Bellfield and treated in line with the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines at our Warracknabeal Water Treatment Plant. The drinking water will then be supplied to each town by a pipeline to be built from Warracknabeal to Sea Lake, via Brim, Beulah, Hopetoun, and Woomelang.
Presently, Sea Lake receives a water supply from the Murray River, and Brim, Beulah and Woomelang are supplied from Supply System 2 of the Wimmera Mallee Pipeline.
GWMWater's contractor, Mitchell Water Australia Pty Ltd, has commenced works and the section between Warracknabeal and Beulah is well advanced.
We have liaised with rural property owners along the pipeline route. We will keep our customers in Brim, Beulah, Sea Lake and Woomelang informed as works these progress.
If you would like more information on this project or any of our services, please contact us.
Information and FAQs - Brim, Beulah and Woomelang (468 kB, 2 pages)
Information and FAQs - Sea Lake (588 kB, 2 pages)
Customer information pack (5 MB, 8 pages)
Commencing May 2018 we will be increasing water pressure for our Horsham and Haven customers.
As part of works to provide customers with improved water pressure, we are undertaking testing on the water supply network. Customers may experience interruptions to water supply (for up to 10 minutes each time), during the week commencing Monday 23 April 2018 between 8 pm and 12 midnight.
We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause our customers during this time.
See here for more information or call us during business hours on 1300 659 961.
As always, to report any service difficulties or faults ring us on 1800 188 586 any time.
GWMWater has prosecuted a person for illegally taking water from the Wimmera Mallee Pipeline and for unlawfully interfering with works. The case, which was heard at the Horsham Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 27 April 2018, resulted in the person being found guilty and convicted.
Landholders within the below project boundaries are encouraged to lodge an Expression of Interest to connect to rural pipelines.
Read some case studies about how connecting to rural piped water has benefited landholders in our community.
GWMWater is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water in Lake Wallace at Edenhope after monitoring detected levels of blue-green algae above levels considered safe for recreational use.
Take time to read our current customer newsletter Tapping In - Edition 4 2017/18 (5MB, 4 pages)
There is plenty to read in this edition with articles including; Brim, Beulah, Sea Lake and Woomelang receiving a drinking water supply, a water storage update, the Dad and Dave Weir fish ladder and we profile Ken Voigt of Nhill and staff member Jackson Delahunty.
Tapping In - Edition 3 2017/18 (2.9MB, 4 pages) contains information on the Donald Weir Pool, drinking water for four Mallee towns, Green Lake at Sea Lake and more!
GWMWater has developed an online map for property owners in the South West Loddon pipeline area.
Property owners can now view their land online and see where the South West Loddon pipeline is proposed to align to their properties.
Season opens on Saturday 17 March 2018 | Season closes on Monday 11 June 2018
The Game Management Authority have advised that duck hunting at Lake Lonsdale is currently closed. For more information or enquiries please refer to this link - http://www.gma.vic.gov.au/hunting/duck/where-to-hunt/wetland-closures
Under State laws duck shooting is not permitted at Lakes Bellfield, Wartook and Moora Moora.
Shooting of ducks is permitted at: Dock, Pine, Taylors, Toolondo Lakes, Green Lake (near Horsham), Lake Fyans and Rocklands Reservoir.
Shooters are asked not to shoot within one kilometre of our structures, housing or other buildings located on GWMWater property.
More about duck season is available on www.gma.vic.gov.au
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