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Many areas around the state are currently experiencing dry conditions with below average rainfall and low inflows to the catchment areas. With warmer weather approaching, we have enacted our Drought Response Plan which means the implementation of staged restrictions.

We monitor levels of Blue-green algae in the River within our service region. We are a convening agency within the region for Blue Green Algae (BGA) monitoring and reporting.

Pledge to TAKE2

LMW has pledged to State Government that by 2024-25 it will achieve a 39% emissions reduction and by 2050 it will achieve zero net emissions.

Rural Annual Customer Survey

Lower Murray Water is committed to improving our service to our customers and as part of this, we invite our Rural customers to participate in our Survey.

Drought support
Millewa and surrounds

The Victorian Government provides a range of assistance to support local communities and farm businesses to manage the impact of drought, including information, tools and resources provided by Agriculture Victoria.

TOWN DRINKING WATER Q&As

We collected and answered the most asked questions related to emergency restrictions and town drinking water.

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The previously issued high level algal warning (Red Alert) for Curlwaa to Wentworth on the Murray River has been cleared.

The Robinvale area experienced a power supply issues from the network provider earlier today, 8 January 2020.

The previously issued high-level algal warnings (Red Alert) for Red Cliffs to Merbein on the Murray River have been cleared.

Lower Murray Water advises customers in towns supplied by the Mildura water treatment plants that emergency outdoor use restrictions have now been removed.

We collected and answered the most asked questions related to emergency restrictions and town drinking water.

Lower Murray Water advises customers in the Red Cliffs township connected to the drinking water supply that the emergency outdoor use restrictions initiated on Sunday 15 December have been lifted.

Lower Murray Water advise customers in the Mildura, Merbein and Irymple townships that water supply emergency use restrictions are imposed, effective immediately, until further notice.

Lower Murray Water advises customers in the Red Cliffs township connected to the drinking water supply that the boil water notice has been removed.

Lower Murray Water advise customers in the Red Cliffs township, that water supplies should be brought to a rolling boil for a minimum of one minute prior to consumption, until further notice.

A red alert level warning (high alert) for potentially toxic blue-green algae has been issued for the lower Murray River from Lock 11 at Mildura to Lock 10 at Wentworth.

Lower Murray Water has today announced the implementation of Stage 1 urban water use restrictions, effective from 12.01am, Thursday 21 November 2019.

With warmer weather approaching soon it’s important for customers to follow the Permanent Water Saving Rules when using water in the garden and at home.

Livestock producers are being encouraged to assess how much on-farm stock water they have and how long it will last as we head into spring and summer.

Board appointments have been announced across the state for Victoria’s water corporations by Minister for Water Lisa Neville.

This letter provides information on the 2019/20 annual allocation against your water shares and the outlook for the rest of the year.

With warmer weather approaching soon it’s important for customers to follow the Permanent Water Saving Rules when using water in the garden and at home.

“Victoria has already taken action to limit extraction but there is more to be done across the system, which is why I proposed this peer-review panel today to accelerate this critical work." - Minister for Water Hon Lisa Neville

We advise rural customers that the 2018/19 season closes 28th June, water used after this time will be allocated to the 2019-2020 Irrigation Season.

See our results in the National performance report 2017–18: urban water, comparing our performance with other 20 million water utilities in Australia.

Contractors have started laying pipes for the upgrade of Mildura irrigation districts Rising Main project.

We undertake annual customer surveys of our rural and urban customers to seek their feedback on the services that we provide and to also provide an annual benchmark on the overall satisfaction level with our organisation.

The Board of Lower Murray Water (LMW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Couroupis as its new Managing Director.

Victoria’s water industry will lead Australia with a new renewable energy deal that will slash greenhouse gas emissions and keep Victorian water bills down.

Lower Murray Water will join 12 other leading Victorian water corporations in a new energy joint venture that will help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and maintain affordable water bills for customers.

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