Current Water Ownership

Last updated: 15 September 2022

NOTE: The Current Water Ownership tables will be updated on Monday 17 October 2022.

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, return flow and trade volumes
  • Volumes of operational use by Goulburn-Murray Water private water share holders

Goulburn System Current Water Ownership

Table of Goulburn system water ownership by Owner Type. There are three ownership types - Private, Environmental or Water Corporation ownership. The water ownership for the In or Credit and Out or Debit sub-categories and the total currently available are recorded for each ownership type. As is the spillable water account balance and volume spilt from spillable water accounts. 
  Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit
Carryover 629 GL 184 GL 64 GL
New allocations 752 GL 436 GL 93 GL
Trade in 142 GL 222 GL 1 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Return flows 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit
Transferred into spillable accounts 249 GL 104 GL 38 GL
Trade out 219 GL 222 GL 8 GL
Used* 15 GL 192 GL 1 GL
Total
Currently available in allocation accounts 1,041 GL 380 GL 115 GL
Spillable Water Acounts
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 249 GL 104 GL 38 GL
Volume spilled from spillable accounts 24 GL 10 GL 4 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.

*The volume of water used excludes water that has been used in other systems by tagged use.

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

  Private Environment Water Corporations
Table of Murray system water ownership by Owner Type. There are three ownership types - Private, Environmental or Water Corporation ownership. The water ownership for the In or Credit and Out or Debit sub-categories and the total currently available are recorded for each ownership type. As is the spillable water account balance and volume spilt from spillable water accounts. 
In / Credit
Carryover 388 GL 410 GL 23 GL
New allocations 939 GL 492 GL 107 GL
Trade in 358 GL 225 GL 3 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Return flows* 0 GL 152 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit
Transferred into spillable accounts 158 GL 278 GL 7 GL
Trade out* 291 GL 255 GL 5 GL
Used^

23 GL

48 GL 0 GL
Total
Currently available in allocation accounts 1,212 GL 742 GL 120 GL
Spillable Water Acounts
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Volume spilled from spillable accounts** 158 GL 278 GL 7 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. Because of these delays the environmental trade and recredit volumes are displayed here are estimated figures. 

^The volume of water used includes water that has been used that has been sourced from other systems by tagged use.

**Volume of spill includes spill from environmental accounts that don't have regular spillable water accounts. 


Campaspe System Current Water Ownership

Table of Campaspe system water ownership by owner type. There are three ownership types - Private, Environmental or Water Corporation ownership. The water ownership for the In or Credit and Out or Debit sub-categories and the total currently available are recorded for each ownership type. As is the spillable water account balance and volume spilt from spillable water accounts.
  Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit
Carryover 13.1 GL 3.4 GL 4.8 GL
New allocations 14.2 GL 27.4 GL 3.0 GL
Trade in 0.2 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit
Transferred into spillable accounts 7.4 GL 3.4 GL 0 GL
Trade out 1.5 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Used 0.3 GL 4.1 GL 0 GL
Total
Currently available in allocation accounts 25.6 GL 26.7 GL 7.8 GL
Spillable Water Acounts
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 7.4 GL 3.4 GL 0 GL
Volume spilled from spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL

 


Loddon System Current Water Ownership

Table of Loddon system water ownership by owner type. There are three ownership types - Private, Environmental or Water Corporation ownership. The water ownership for the In or Credit and Out or Debit sub-categories and the total currently available are recorded for each ownership type.
  Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit
Carryover 5.8 GL 2.0 GL 0.9 GL
New allocations 14.1 GL 7.3 GL 2.0 GL
Trade in 0.8 GL 1.5 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit
Trade out 0.6 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Used 0.1 GL 0.6 GL 0 GL
Totals
Currently available in allocation accounts 19.9 GL 10.2 GL 2.9 GL

 


Broken System Current Water Ownership

Table of Broken system water ownership by owner type. There are three ownership types - Private, Environmental or Water Corporation ownership. The water ownership for the In or Credit and Out or Debit sub-categories and the total currently available are recorded for each ownership type.
  Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit
Carryover 6.6 GL 0.0 GL 0.2 GL
New allocations 12.3 GL 0.6 GL 0.2 GL
Trade in 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit
Trade out 1.5 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Used 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Totals
Currently available in allocation accounts 17.4 GL 0.6 GL 0.4 GL

 


Bullarook System Current Water Ownership

Table of Bullarook system water ownership by owner type. There are three ownership types - Private, Environmental or Water Corporation ownership. The water ownership for the In or Credit and Out or Debit sub-categories and the total currently available are recorded for each ownership type.
  Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit
Carryover 0.4 GL 0.0 GL 0.2 GL
New allocations 0.7 GL 0.1 GL 0.3 GL
Trade in 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit
Trade out 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Used 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Totals
Currently available in allocation accounts 1.1 GL 0.1 GL 0.5 GL

 


Ovens System Current Water Ownership

Table of Ovens system water ownership by owner type. There are three ownership types - Private, Environmental or Water Corporation ownership. The water ownership for the In or Credit and Out or Debit sub-categories and the total currently available are recorded for each ownership type.
  Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit
New allocations 25.9 GL 0.1 GL 7.9 GL
Trade in 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit
Trade out 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Used 0.1 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Total
Currently available in allocation accounts 25.8 GL 0.1 GL 7.9 GL