South West Loddon Rural Water Supply Project


Estimated Cost:

Blue pipes ready for laying at South West Loddon Rural Water Supply Project in Victoria
Estimated cost
$89.8 million

The project extended the Wimmera Mallee stock and domestic pipeline in the south-west Loddon region in Victoria’s north.

The project has provided a secure, predictable rural water supply to support agriculture in the south-west Loddon region. Over 120,000 hectares of land is now connected to the pipeline and some 380 newly connected properties will no longer have to cart water in dry years.

Who's involved

The $89.8 million project was jointly funded by the Australian Government ($20 million), the Victorian Government ($40 million) and other partners ($29.8 million).

Australian Government Funding source

Australian Government funding was provided through the National Water Grid Fund.

Project status

Construction was completed in May 2020.