Victoria’s work to manage salinity is starting to pay off for Mallee irrigators with the annual salinity impact charge on irrigation falling by 24 per cent in 2021, saving irrigators up to $2,500 a year.
It’s been a challenging year and with the festive season upon us, we were pleased to present three local organisations with donations from our annual Mildura office staff charity fund, to help make Christmas a little brighter for those in need.
As we head into another hot summer, Lower Murray Water (LMW) is undertaking routine monitoring for the presence of blue-green algae (BGA) to continue to provide safe drinking water and keep customers and the community informed.
In September 2020, Victorian Minister for Water Lisa Neville announced she had accepted recommendations from an independent review into water theft compliance measures, providing a boost to water market transparency by adopting a zero-tolerance approach to water theft.
In May this year, the Lower Murray Water (LMW) Infrastructure Services Team launched a strategic project to develop a robust, transparent process that will determine the priorities and guide decision-making on future infrastructure investment in our irrigation business.
We are committed to effective engagement to strengthen the relationships with our customers, communities and partners. Did you know one of the ways we engage with our customers is through our customer committees?
We were thrilled with the announcement the Mildura Water Treatment Plant had been awarded the 2020 IXOM Best Tasting Tap Water in Victoria, by the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia on Wednesday 14 October.
The Victorian Government is continuing to lead the way in water compliance and management – strengthening the state’s zero-tolerance approach to water theft to ensure a level playing field for all water users.
The Andrews Labor Government is protecting the environment and water entitlement holders against the negative impacts of increasing water extractions below the Barmah Choke with a new licence review process.
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.