Our waterways are the lifeblood of our region. Healthy rivers, wetlands, lakes, estuaries and groundwater support our natural biodiversity and economic activity.
Healthy Waterways Are Healthy Communities
As waterway manager for the Corangamite region, our responsibilities include regulation of artificial estuary openings, managing the delivery of water for the environment and riparian restoration programs, and management of drainage schemes.
Corangamite CMA has the lead role in regulation of artificial estuary openings.
Water For The Environment
Corangamite CMA manages three environmental water entitlements held by the Victorian Environmental Water Holder:
Waterway Protection Program
Corangamite CMA’s Waterway Protection Program supports landholders to restore and protect waterway frontage by providing grants for on-ground works including fencing and off-stream watering for livestock, weeding and pest control and planting of native vegetation.