Wa­ter user apolo­getic

Shepparton News - Country News - - NEWS -

The land­holder be­hind al­leged wa­ter theft near Nu­murkah was apolo­getic af­ter the mat­ter was in­ves­ti­gated by Goul­burn-Mur­ray Wa­ter.

The author­ity re­ceived a re­port of unau­tho­rised tak­ing of wa­ter from a mem­ber of the pub­lic on Septem­ber 23.

‘‘The land­holder was apolo­getic, re­alised the im­por­tance of an en­vi­ron­men­tal flow and asked to be in­formed if and when an­other en­vi­ron­men­tal flow was planned,’’ G-MW cus­tomer oper­a­tions gen­eral man­ager Scott Bar­ber said. ■ If you are un­sure whether you have a right to ac­cess wa­ter, phone 1800 013 357. In­ci­dents can be re­ported to 1800 064 184, at any time of the day or night.

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