SOUTH Gippsland Water is preparing for the final stage of the Lance Creek Water Connection, with plans to activate the new water supply for Poowong late next week.
Managing director Philippe du Plessis said the team is testing the pipeline and pumping water through the 8.8km section from Korumburra to Poowong.
“This water is being released into the reservoir whilst preparations are underway for the changeover next week.”
Once the water supply changes over to the Lance Creek Water Supply System, water will be pumped directly into the existing treated water storage tank at Poowong.
“This final stage of the Lance Creek Water Connection will see this significant milestone achieved and is the culmination of years of work to provide water security to the townships of Korumburra, Poowong, Loch and Nyora.

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