Water still tops Victorians’ concerns

DROPPING LEVELS: Parched hills with no pasture and dropping water levels in Lake Eildon are just two of the concerns for local farmers with an expected dry summer.

WITH authorities predicting no significant rain until May next year, is this corner of Australia heading for another drought?

Those with farms and gardens know that moving forward either in gardening or agriculture means having water, and water looks like being in very short supply this spring and summer.

Many Mansfield home owners have already made use of the water carting services available in town.

John Bennell of High Country Water Cartage said he has had lots of calls from homeowners.

“Lots of people said they have been getting bye week to week,” he said.

“These are mostly about domestic water but there have been a few pools as well.

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