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Tarnagulla is a gold mining town in the Loddon Shire, central Victoria. The population is around 450 people.

In 1853, the first gold nuggets were found near Tarnagulla at Nuggetty Gully.

You can view the latest Water Summary for Tarnagulla here.

Water Supply

Loddon - supplies Bealiba, Bridgewater, Dunolly, Inglewood, Laanecoorie and Tarnagulla. Raw water is supplied from the Loddon River. Goulburn-Murray Water manages the raw water supply.

Water Treatment

Water is treated at the Laanecoorie Water Treatment Plant.

The Water Treatment Process (PDF 43KB) includes coagulation and flocculation, clarification, media filtration and pH correction. Disinfection is via UV and chloramination. Algal toxins and taste and odour compounds are removed using a PAC process.


There is no sewerage system for Tarnagulla.

Towns without sewerage systems generally have septic tanks to treat sewage. Find out more about onsite wastewater systems on the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) website.


There's 1 standpipe in Tarnagulla:

  • Poverty Street, Tarnagulla

For more information on standpipes and how to use them, see water carting.

Projects and planned works

We plan projects and works to maintain and improve our services. Find out more about our current projects or planned works in our region.

Last updated on 28 Jul 2023
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