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Value of Water

Wimmera Southern Mallee Socio-Economic Value of Recreational and Environmental Water reports.

Local weirs, lakes and rivers make an important economic and social contribution to the regional economy. Wimmera Development Association, GWMWater, the Wimmera Catchment Management Authority and local councils have assessed this value each year from 2016 to 2020. The project estimated that the 27 lakes, weir pools and rivers around the region contributed $28.5 million to the local economy in 2019-20.


Industry and Infrastructure