Current Water Ownership

Goulburn System Current Water Ownership

Last updated: 7 June  2017

  Private Water Share Holders (including Irrigators) Environmental Water Holders Water Corporations
Carried over 221 GL 108 GL 58 GL
Spilled 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
New allocations 731 GL 400 GL 92 GL
Net trade in / out 120 GL -97 GL -78 GL
Used 534 GL 179 GL 18 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts

538 GL

232 GL

54 GL

Volume remaining in spillable accounts

0 GL

0 GL

0 GL

This shows all water available to use or trade in allocation accounts recorded in the Victorian Water Register. It does not include other water in the system like minimum flows.


Some water is also reserved in the Goulburn system to cover the 30 GL water quality reserve, for savings to be allocated from modernisation, and for supplies to lower Broken Creek irrigators.

Murray System Current Water Ownership

Last updated: 7 June 2017

  Private Water Share Holders (including Irrigators) Environmental Water Holders Water Corporations
Carried over 296 GL 139 GL 34 GL
Spilled -175 GL -92 GL -21 GL
New allocations 930 GL 431 GL 80 GL
Return flows 0 GL 85 GL 1 GL
Net trade in / out 214 GL -125 GL -32 GL
Used

872 GL

198 GL 37 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts

392 GL

240 GL

25 GL

Volume remaining in spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL

This shows all water available to use or trade in allocation accounts recorded in the Victorian Water Register. It does not include other water in the system like minimum flows.

* Return flows are a mechanism to account for water used in-stream in the Goulburn and other tributaries that is then passed into the Murray to increase river flows.