Landholders wanting to more information about the East Grampians Rural Pipeline will have a chance to do so at two information sessions next week.
GWMWater will host a session at Tatyoon Recreation Hall from 10am to 12pm on Wednesday and at Ararat Gum San Great Hall from 6.30pm to 8.30pm on Thursday.
"Our team will be available to provide guidance about the on-farm requirements and any obligations in relation to native vegetation and cultural heritage," GWMWater managing director Mark Williams said.
"It's also a great opportunity to ask questions and tell us what we need to know for planning purposes so the pipeline is fit for purpose."
The direction of the pipeline's future was further ensured following the Coalition's federal election win at the weekend.
Nationals leader and deputy prime minister Michael McCormack announced $32 million in funding for the project in the lead up to the election, with the state government also previously committing $32 million.
"Access to reliable, high-quality water supplies will help to provide growth opportunities and reduce risk, enabling existing agricultural enterprises to consolidate and expand, and providing opportunities for new enterprises to be developed," Mr Williams said.
"We've submitted our Environment Effects Assessment and the next step is ensuring all interested landholders have submitted an Expression of Interest so we can plan the route and connection points for the pipeline to meet the needs of as many landholders as possible."
More information about the project is available at gwmwater.org.au/egrp
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