GIPPSLAND'S Wellington Shire will hold a hearing this week into proposed planning changes to water catchments in the region.
IRRIGATORS in Victoria's northwest have called for changes to water pricing to give customers a greater say.
COLAC has been placed under water restrictions after the area recorded its lowest rainfall on record for the first three months of this year.
FRUSTRATED irrigators are fed up with the slow pace of a massive irrigation infrastructure upgrade in Victoria's north.
THE conduct of water traders and brokers is in the spotlight as governments look at options to regulate the industry.
PESTICIDES and heavy metals have been detected in Gippsland drinking water, according to a report by the EPA.
A THIRD big Victorian water authority has given irrigators more access to allocations to counter the impact of the long dry.
WHEN it comes to building a dam, first, there's the why and then the how.