Current Water Ownership

Last updated: 15 December 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 1,179 GL 663 GL 77 GL
Trade in 254 GL 222 GL 20 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 628 GL 12 GL 41 GL
Trade out 309 GL 222 GL 45 GL
Used* 66 GL 197 GL 4 GL
Total
Currently available in allocation accounts 1,687 GL 651 GL 112 GL
Spillable Water Acounts
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Volume spilled from spillable accounts 628 GL 163 GL 41 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 409 GL 8 GL
New allocations 1,194 GL 624 GL 126 GL
Trade in 500 GL 255 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 388 GL 303 GL 8 GL
Trade out* 397 GL 357 GL 15 GL
Used^

63 GL

50 GL 0 GL
Total
Currently available in allocation accounts 1,234 GL 729 GL 114 GL
Spillable Water Acounts
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Volume spilled from spillable accounts** 388 GL 303 GL 8 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 20.9 GL 37.2 GL 15.1 GL
Trade in 0.4 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit
Transferred into spillable accounts 13.2 GL 3.4 GL 4.8 GL
Trade out 1.9 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Used 0.5 GL 4.2 GL 0 GL
Total
Currently available in allocation accounts 18.9 GL 33.0 GL 15.1 GL
Spillable Water Acounts
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Volume spilled from spillable accounts 13.2 GL 3.4 GL 4.8 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 0.6 GL 0.9 GL
New allocations 19.4 GL 9.9 GL 2.0 GL
Trade in 0.9 GL 1.5 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit
Trade out 1.4 GL 0 GL 0.3 GL
Used 0.2 GL 0.6 GL 0 GL
Totals
Currently available in allocation accounts 24.5 GL 10.7 GL 2.6 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 13.3 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 0.3 GL 0.2 GL 0 GL
Totals
Currently available in allocation accounts 18.1 GL 0.4 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 0.2 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Total
Currently available in allocation accounts 25.7 GL 0.1 GL 7.9 GL