Current Water Ownership

Last updated: 15 October 2021

NOTE: The Current Water Ownership tables will be updated on Monday 15 Novermber 2021.

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 Subtotals are recorded for each ownership type.
  Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit
Carryover estimate 489 GL 243 GL 58 GL
New allocations 725 GL 436 GL 71 GL
Trade in 144 GL 171 GL 7 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Return flows 0 GL 4 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit
Transferred into spillable accounts 159 GL 153 GL 34 GL
Trade out 179 GL 171 GL 19 GL
Used* 99 GL 143 GL 1 GL
Subtotals
Currently available in allocation accounts 923 GL 388 GL 81 GL5
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 159 GL 153 GL 34 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.

*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 Subtotals are recorded for each ownership type.
In / Credit
Carryover estimate 423 GL 229 GL 33 GL
New allocations 912 GL 474 GL 65 GL
Trade in 321 GL 103 GL 1 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Return flows* 0 GL 119 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit
Transferred into spillable accounts 187 GL 164 GL 20 GL
Trade out*  245 GL 221 GL 3 GL
Used^ 134 GL 27 GL 0 GL
Subtotals
Currently available in allocation accounts 1,090 GL 521 GL 76 GL
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 55 GL 60 GL 6 GL
Volume spilled from spillable accounts 132 GL 105 GL 14 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.


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 Subtotals are recorded for each ownership type.
  Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit
Carryover 9.6 GL 5.8 GL 3.4 GL
New allocations 14.2 GL 27.4 GL 3.0 GL
Trade in 1.3 GL 7.0 GL 0.0 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 4.3 GL 5.4 GL 0.0 GL
Out / Debit
Transferred into spillable accounts 4.3 GL 5.4 GL 0.0 GL
Trade out 0.9 GL 7.0 GL 0.0 GL
Used 1.0 GL 17.1 GL 0.0 GL
Subtotals
Currently available in allocation accounts 23.1 GL 16.1 GL 6.4 GL
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 0.0 GL 0.0 GL 0.0 GL
Volume spilled from spillable accounts 0.0 GL 0.0 GL 0.0 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 Subtotals are recorded for each ownership type.
  Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit
Carryover 5.1 GL 3.4 GL 0.9 GL
New allocations 14.3 GL 5.9 GL 2.0 GL
Trade in 1.5 GL 8.4 GL 0.0 GL
Out / Debit
Trade out 1.6 GL 3.4 GL 0.0 GL
Used 0.7 GL 4.4 GL 0.0 GL
Subtotals
Currently available in allocation accounts 18.7 GL 9.9 GL 3.0 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 Subtotals are recorded for each ownership type.
  Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit
Carryover 6.2 GL 0.0 GL 0.2 GL
New allocations 13.8 GL 0.6 GL 0.2 GL
Trade in 0.1 GL 0.5 GL 0.0 GL
Out / Debit
Trade out 2.1 GL 0.0 GL 0.0GL
Used 0.2 GL 0.4 GL 0.0 GL
Subtotals
Currently available in allocation accounts 17.8 GL 0.7 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 Subtotals are recorded for each ownership type.
  Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit
Carryover estimate 0.4 GL 0.0 GL 0.2 GL
New allocations 0.7 GL 0.1 GL 0.3 GL
Trade in 0.0 GL 0.0 GL 0.0 GL
Out / Debit
Trade out 0.0 GL 0.0 GL 0.0 GL
Used 0.0 GL 0.0 GL 0.0 GL
Subtotals
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 Subtotals 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 0.1 GL 0.0 GL 0.0 GL
Out / Debit
Trade out 0.1 GL 0.0 GL 0.0 GL
Used 0.1 GL 0.0 GL 0.0 GL
Subtotals
Currently available in allocation accounts 28.3 GL 0.1 GL 7.9 GL