Media Releases

Cropping farmer's state win for irrigation efficiency

Friday 9 November 2018
Ben Leversha kicked off a career in farming with a ute, a shovel and enough wheat bags to sow just 30ha – today he is a State champion in the Rural Water Awards for the innovative irrigation... Read More...

Data helping to find new efficiencies and cost savings

Friday 2 November 2018
A real-time monitoring system is helping GMW find efficiencies and savings when it comes to maintaining more than $5.1 billion of assets and 10,000km of channels, drains and pipes. Read More...

Media statement

Friday 26 October 2018
The following statement from GMW Chairman, Diane James AM, follows publication of a story in Fairfax media today. Read More...

Northern Victoria shows resiliency in dry conditions

Friday 19 October 2018
The regulated rivers, catchments and storages managed by Victoria’s largest rural water authority are showing their resilience to the dry conditions gripping other parts of Australia. Read More...

Petty theft again costs customers

Thursday 18 October 2018
GMW has had six steel gates stolen from access points to irrigation channels in the north-west of the Murray Valley Irrigation District, frustrating staff and creating safety concerns. Read More...

Blue-green algae warning removed for Hepburns Lagoon

Friday 12 October 2018
GMW has declared a significant decline in blue-green algae at Hepburns Lagoon following a warning that lasted a record 609 days. Read More...


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