Southern Rural Water

Licensing of water such as digging dams, bore construction and sharing water between properties.

Phone: 1300 139 510
Visit: Southern Rural Water 


Visualising Victoria's Groundwater

An interoperative web-GIS that federates groundwater data from disparate sources to assist groundwater researchers and help water managers make the correct choices for the sustainable use of a precious resource.

Groundwater Hub

Information and interactive maps relating to existing bores, aquifers and licensing. You can also download a copy of the Gippsland Groundwater Atlas from this web-site which provides and illustrated guide to the aquifers across Gippsland.  Visit: Groundwater Hub

Emergency Water Supply points

Victoria has a networks of about 300 emergency water supply points which provide water for emergency stock and domestic purposes during severe dry seasonal conditions. Contact your local council, rural or urban water corporation about Emergency Water Supply points in your local area and to confirm the information on the below map.

Visit: Emergency Water Supply points

South Gippsland Emergency Water Supply Options

Bore Drilling

A list of drilling contractors can be found on the Australian Drillers Association website.

Visit: Australian Drillers Association

Water Carting and irrigation suppliers

The yellow pages and/or a general internet search is one method for finding water carters and irrigation suppliers.

Visit: Yellow Pages

Estimating Dairy Farm Water Requirements and Storages

Download: Dairy Farm Water Requirements and Storages

On Farm Water Calculator Tool and farm water planning resources

Visit: Farm Water Solutions
Visit: Water Calculator

Phone: 5624 2218

Farm Water Quality Information Note

Visit: Farm Water Quality and Treatment

On-farm Water Reticulation Planning Guide

Visit: On-farm Water Reticulation Planning Guide

Dairy Australia

Saving Water in Dairies Resources

Visit: Saving Water in Dairies Resources

Dairy Shed Water how much do you use?

Download: Dairy Shed Water booklet

Agriculture Victoria

Farm Water Solutions

How can I more efficiently use my farm water?

Managing Farm Water Supply

Dairy Shed Water Usage


How much water do I use? 

Water Management & Licensing