Current Water Ownership

Last updated: 17 January 2022

NOTE: The Current Water Ownership tables will be updated on Tuesday 15 February 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 Subtotals are recorded for each ownership type.
  Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit
Carryover estimate 489 GL 243 GL 58 GL
New allocations 763 GL 436 GL 71 GL
Trade in 319 GL 246 GL 32 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 170 GL 162 GL 34 GL
Return flows 0 GL 4 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit
Transferred into spillable accounts 170 GL 162 GL 34 GL
Trade out 361 GL 246 GL 70 GL
Used* 298 GL 263 GL 10 GL
Subtotals
Currently available in allocation accounts 821 GL 380 GL 61 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.

*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* 1,137 GL 637 GL 66 GL
Trade in 573 GL 178 GL 1 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Return flows* 0 GL 248 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit
Transferred into spillable accounts 350 GL 185 GL 20 GL
Trade out* 466 GL 467 GL 8 GL
Used^ 428 GL 152 GL 2 GL
Subtotals
Currently available in allocation accounts 888 GL 528 GL 69 GL
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 56 GL 10 GL 0 GL
Volume spilled from spillable accounts 294 GL 175 GL 20 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.Estimated allocation to unregulated environmental entitlements has been included, as use from these accounts has been included int he environmental use volume. .

^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 2.0 GL 7.0 GL 0.0 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 4.4 GL 5.4 GL 0.0 GL
Out / Debit
Transferred into spillable accounts 4.4 GL 5.4 GL 0.0 GL
Trade out 1.7 GL 7.0 GL 0.0 GL
Used 3.0 GL 26.4 GL 0.0 GL
Subtotals
Currently available in allocation accounts 21.1 GL 6.8 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 6.2 GL 8.4 GL 0.0 GL
Out / Debit
Trade out 3.6 GL 3.4 GL 0.3 GL
Used 1.9 GL 8.8 GL 0.1 GL
Subtotals
Currently available in allocation accounts 20.2 GL 5.5 GL 2.5 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 0.7 GL 1.6 GL 0.0 GL
Out / Debit
Trade out 3.5 GL 0.5 GL 0.0GL
Used 1.0 GL 1.1 GL 0.0 GL
Subtotals
Currently available in allocation accounts 16.1 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 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 0.1 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 1.2 GL 0.0 GL 0.0 GL
Subtotals
Currently available in allocation accounts 24.7 GL 0.1 GL 7.9 GL