Werribee Irrigation District Modernisation (Stage 4 & 5)


Estimated Cost:

Estimated cost
$22 million

The project will replace approximately 16.2km of inefficient channel-based irrigation network with pipeline and install automated outlets to reduce water losses and improve reliability.

The project will decrease water losses, yield a further 1,350ML per annum in water savings, and increase farm gate revenue by over $1.8 million per annum.

Who's involved

The project is jointly funded by the Australian Government ($11 million) and Victorian Government ($11 million).

Australian Government Funding source

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

Project status

Construction is expected to be completed in late 2024.