Funded with $177.5 million by the Commonwealth Government, WEP is expected to improve irrigation standards for more than 1000 customers across the Goulburn-Murray Irrigation District, and produce about 1000 regional jobs during construction.
WEP will generate 15.9GL in annual water savings improving water efficiency and enabling greater agricultural productivity. The Project will reduce ongoing asset liability, reducing costs. It is expected to achieve an estimated regional GDP increase of $167.5 million.
The project includes:
Work started with a Winter Works package in 2021 and is expected to be completed in 2023.