Current Water Ownership

Goulburn System Current Water Ownership

Last updated: 5 May 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 86 GL -89 GL -80 GL
Used 526 GL 149 GL 17 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts

512 GL

293 GL

53 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: 5 May 2017

  Private Water Share Holders (including Irrigators) Environmental Water Holders Water Corporations
Carried over 296 GL 139 GL 34 GL
Transferred into spillable accounts 175 GL 92 GL 21 GL
Spilled -175 GL -92 GL -21 GL
New allocations 930 GL 438 GL 80 GL
Return flows 0 GL 17 GL 1 GL
Net trade in / out 224 GL -62 GL -30 GL
Used

840 GL

74 GL 31 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts

609 GL

459 GL

55 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.