This page focuses on keeping landowners in the GMID up to date with project progress as well as specific information on how the project makes decisions about key aspects of the project.
- Reset Delivery Plan (September 2016, PDF, 350KB)
- Statutory reconfiguration (September 2016, PDF, 455KB)
- Deciding on channel solutions (July 2017, PDF 124KB)
- Closed Conduit Meters (November 2017, PDF 261KB)
- Water Savings (December 2017, PDF, 371KB)
- Poster - Water Savings (December 2017, PDF 739KB)
- About the Connections Project (February 2018, PDF 322KB)
- Benefits of the Connections Project (February 2018, PDF 499KB)
- Asset handover and commissioning (February 2018, PDF, 241KB)
- Ensuring high quality construction (February 2018, PDF 246KB)
The updated Landowner Guide (PDF, 430KB) provides comprehensive, step by step information about the project, to help landowners make informed decisions about their irrigation water supply.
The Operational Rules (PDF, 137KB) sets out the framework under which project personnel make certain decisions, including but not limited to:
- determining flow rate and sizing for upgrading service point outlets
- co-contribution by landowners for works in addition to what the project proposes, and
- exceptional circumstances for landowners experiencing hardship.
Connections Project Update (e-news)
- 29 June 2016 - Our first e-news
- 28 July 2016 - Community Consultation report released
- 8 September 2016 - Connections Project Reset Delivery Plan agreed
- 5 October 2017 - An update on the Connections Project
Quarterly project newsletter
- Edition 1 - September 2016 (PDF, 362KB)
- Edition 2 - April 2017 (PDF, 562KB)
- Edition 3 - September 2017 (PDF, 1.12MB)
- Edition 4 - January 2018 (PDF, 513KB)
The Independent Reviewer’s role is to undertake reviews of:
- Landowner submissions to the draft final reconfiguration plan: and/or
- The undertaking of works (including the installation, upgrading, replacement or decommissioning of assets).
The Independent Reviewer is appointed by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP).
From time to time, we send out a letter to all landowners to provide project updates, advice on policy changes and so on. They are published on this page for quick reference.