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Wimmera CMA

Street Address:
24 Darlot Street, Horsham, 3400
(enter via Gleed St)

Postal Address:
PO Box 479, Horsham, VIC, 3402
Phone: (03) 5382 1544
Fax: (03) 5382 6076
Email: wcma@wcma.vic.gov.au
 
Office Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 - 5:00pm
(excluding Public Holidays and Christmas - New Year Closure.  Office may also be closed for short periods Monday mornings)

River Flows

River Flows Map

 

Environmental Water Activity

Flows for Burnt and Mt William Creek

Oct 17, 2018, 00:00 AM
Given the dry conditions, low flows have commenced for the Burnt Creek and lower Mt William Creek.

Flows recommence

Sep 14, 2018, 00:00 AM
Environmental flows for the MacKenzie River at Distribution Heads will recommence on Monday 17th September. A week later flows will recommence for the Wimmera River from Taylors Lake. They will continue to mid-October.

Conditions postpone releases

Aug 27, 2018, 00:00 AM
Small flows from local runoff as well as a need to retain water for future environmental flows given the very dry conditions mean that environmental flows are postponed until at least early spring.

Regulated releases temporarily ceasing

Jul 1, 2018, 00:00 AM
Due to dry conditions in 2017, more limited allocations of environmental water will mean that flows across systems will be interspersed with periods of no flow. Flows are planned to recommence later in July.

Taylor's Lake Flows Recommencing

May 9, 2018, 00:00 AM
Flows for the Wimmera River from Taylor's Lake are planned to recommence today following the repairs to the Outlet Channel.

Taylors Lake Releases Cease

Apr 18, 2018, 00:00 AM
Urgent repair works require flows for the Wimmera River from Taylors Lake to cease today. Flows for the MacKenzie River, Burnt and Mt William Creeks are continuing.

Flows for Mt William Creek

Jan 30, 2018, 00:00 AM
Check out the article on the CMA website about the flows for Mt William Creek and that they are achieving.

Cease to Flows Over Holiday Break

Dec 20, 2017, 00:00 AM
Releases for the MacKenzie and Wimmera Rivers and Mt William and Burnt Creeks are ceasing over the holiday break. They will recommence in early January for MacKenzie River, Burnt Creek and Wimmera River and late January for Mt William Creek.

Challambra deliveries cease

Dec 17, 2017, 00:00 AM
Deliveries to Challambra Swamp have ceased due to the weather.

Wetland Deliveries Cease

Dec 1, 2017, 00:00 AM
Deliveries to Carapugna, Crow Swamp and Tarkedia ceased at the end of November. Challambra Swamp is continuing.

Find out information on flows and water quality in the lower Wimmera River catchment (click on Data Capture Locations on the River Flows Map) as well as updates on flows from Environmental Water Delivery Locations (Environmental Water Activity).

Note: information on this page is not validated and therefore should not be relied upon for any purpose.

River flows may be due to environmental watering, natural (unregulated flows) and/or water transfers between storages.


For more information around environmental watering in the Wimmera, including our SMS update service click here.
For information about publicly accessible wetlands in Wimmera CMA region watered from the Wimmera Mallee Pipeline click here
For validated historic flow and water quality data click here, and for current rainfall and river height (especially flood) information across the entire Wimmera CMA region click here