G-MW probes Numurkah water theft

By Country News

A reported case of water theft near Numurkah is being investigated by Goulburn-Murray Water.

The report was made by a member of the public and came via the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority on Sunday, September 23.

G-MW’s customer operations general manager Scott Barber explained the process once G-MW received the complaint.

‘‘G-MW’s compliance and enforcement manager immediately contacted the area manager and an investigation has commenced,’’ Mr Barber said.

‘‘The amount of water allegedly lost in this instance was relatively small, at around 2 to 3Ml.’’

The investigation is ongoing.

■Incidents of water theft can be reported by phoning 1800 064 184, at any time of the day or night.