Unregulated Streams Local Management Rules

What are unregulated catchments?

Unregulated catchments are those in which flows are natural flow of the stream and not controlled by the corporation using storages. Unregulated catchments may contain rivers, creeks and numerous small waterways, and provide water to landholders for irrigation, commercial or domestic and stock needs.

Use of water in unregulated catchments is managed through take and use licensing and local management rules. 

Local Management Rules

Local Management Rules document rules for applying restrictions and rosters, passing flow requirements, trading zones and management objectives.  These have been completed across each of the majors Basins in Northern Victoria.  Overall there are 93 separate LMR documents which are identified into theie corresponding basin. These major Basins and there corresponding LMRs can be accessed below.

Catchments / River Basins map