Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) boasts Australia's largest irrigation delivery network in the Goulburn-Murray Irrigation District (GMID). By 2020 GMW will have completed the $2 billion Connections Project, which will produce greater efficiencies in water use and delivery to our customers.
The irrigated agriculture in northern Victoria generates more than $6 billion of prodcution value annually and directly supports more than 10,000 jobs in the GMID - the largest and most intensely irrigated region in Australia.
The region has:
- A state of the art irrigation system
- An internationally competitive agricultural industry
- A national transport hub
- A strong manufacturing sector
The strength of our product:
- Short notice order ability with a maximum of 48 hours notice required. In some systems, there is no required notice period.
- The ability for customers on a fully-automated system to self-manage their orders and usage, including altering order finish times and flow rates.
- Access to an online portal WaterLine, where flow rates, available capacity at outlet and usage is up-to-date and can be accessed 24/7.
- The ability to enter meter readings from manual outlets for updated usage in the WaterLine online web portal.
- Access to a water planner 24 hours a day, seven days a week, during the irrigation season.
- Communications via text or email register - start and stop alerts, along with allocation announcements and supply interruption notifications.
- Online trading available and a four hour water trade turnaround timeframe.
Understanding our region is a key consideration for any business - find out more about each specific region following the links below.
Interactive Resource Maps
Agriculture Victoria has produced a great interactive mapping tool that can be used for further analysis into regions of interest.
Simply click on the links below to get a snapshot on soil types, land use, groundwater and more. There are multiple layers that can be activated helping you decide where to grow your business.
The best way to set our farm up to create the best possible outcome with the area we had.
We can get water on and off quicker and we can get it wherever we want it to go.
You can be a good farmer on poor soil but it's a whole lot easier to be a good farmer on good soil.
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