Current Water Ownership

Last updated: 15 January 2018

Please note that the information published in these tables will vary from the information published on the Victorian Water Register website as it includes:

  • Preliminary environmental water holder use and return flow volumes
  • Volumes of operational use by Goulburn-Murray Water private water share holders

Goulburn System Current Water Ownership

  Owner Type
Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit      
Carryover 542 GL 124 GL 58 GL
New allocations 725 GL 379 GL 73 GL
Trade in 342 GL 246 GL 19 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 29 GL 0 GL 7 GL
Out / Debit      
Transferred into spillable accounts 29 GL 0 GL 7 GL
Trade out 311 GL 250 GL 74 GL
Used 338 GL 300 GL 6 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 960 GL 199 GL 70 GL
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Volume spilled from 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

  Owner Type
Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit      
Carryover 321 GL 185 GL 28 GL
New allocations 900 GL 419 GL 75 GL
Trade in 354 GL 199 GL 12 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 60 GL 76 GL 5 GL
Return flows* 0 GL 578 GL 1 GL
Out / Debit      
Transferred into spillabile accounts 99 GL 126 GL 8 GL
Trade out* 365 GL 649 GL 31 GL
Used 507 GL 300 GL 12 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 665 GL 382 GL 68 GL
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Volume spilled from spillable accounts 39 GL 50 GL 3 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 and trade is used as a mechanism to account for environmental water deliveries from the Murray, Goulburn and other tributaries to South Australia. Due to long travel times to South Australia there can be delays in the traded volumes corresponding to return flows and used volumes.


Campaspe System Current Water Ownership

  Owner Type
Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit      
Carryover 8.7 GL 9.8 GL 6.4 GL
New allocations 17.5 GL 31.5 GL 9.0 GL
Trade in 2.9 GL 6.6 GL 3.2 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 6.4 GL 4.6 GL 0.4 GL
Out / Debit      
Transferred into spillable accounts 6.4 GL 4.6 GL 0.4 GL
Trade out 2.8 GL 6.6 GL 7.4 GL
Used 1.2 GL 28.6 GL 0 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 25.1 GL 12.7 GL 11.2 GL
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 0.0 GL 0.0 GL 0.0 GL
Volume spilled from spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL

 


Loddon System Current Water Ownership

  Owner Type
Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit      
Carryover 5.4 GL 2.7 GL 1.2 GL
New allocations 14.3 GL 6.6 GL 1.0 GL
Trade in 3.1 GL 7.3 GL 0.3 GL
Out / Debit      
Trade out 2.0 GL 3.1 GL 0.3 GL
Used 2.8 GL 10.4 GL 0.4 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 18.8 GL 3.0 GL 1.9 GL

 


Broken System Current Water Ownership

  Owner Type
Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit      
Carryover 6.9 GL 0.1 GL 0.2 GL
New allocations 13.6 GL 0.3 GL 0.3 GL
Trade in 0.2 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit      
Trade out 2.5 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Used 2.0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 16.2 GL 0.5 GL 0.5 GL

 


Bullarook System Current Water Ownership

  Owner Type
Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit      
Carryover 0.35 GL 0.10 GL 0.24 GL
New allocations 0.79 GL 0 GL 0.26 GL
Trade in 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit      
Trade out 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Used 0.07 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 1.07 GL 0.10 GL 0.50 GL

 


Ovens System Current Water Ownership

  Owner Type
Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit      
Carryover 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
New allocations 26.6 GL 0.1 GL 8.0 GL
Trade in 0.4 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit      
Trade out 0.4 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Used 0.6 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 26.0 GL 0.1 GL 8.0 GL