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Region maps & facts

Region maps & facts

Farming land in the Bacchus Marsh valley

In this section you can explore the groundwater resources of Southern Victoria in more detail.

Interactive maps of the whole region and its sub regions – Gippsland, Port Phillip & Western Port and the South West - allow you to view explore where the upper, middle and lower aquifers are, where the licences are and what rules apply to groundwater use.  You can also get an indication of the expected salinity or yield and get help finding out whether you can get a licence, or how to trade groundwater.  The information displayed on the maps is supported by additional written information.  You can find links underneath each of the maps.


To use the maps simply open the data layer menus (located in the dropw down menus at the top of the map) and select the layers you are interested in viewing. Once you have selected your layers please close the menu to navigate around the map.  You can change the data layers shown whenever you like.

Once the data is displayed you can zoom in and out and move around the region as you please.  You can click on data points and shapes to see additional information.


Under each map you will find links to pages about:

  • Groundwater use
  • Groundwater and the environment
  • Groundwater levels
  • Salinity & yield of aquifers
  • Aquifer geology
Page last updated27th May 2015
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