Current Water Ownership

Last updated: 1 March 2019

NOTE: The Current Water Ownership tables will be updated on Friday 15 March 2019.

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

  Owner Type
Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit      
Carryover 293 GL 97 GL 43 GL
New allocations 717 GL 378 GL 66 GL
Trade in 435 GL 175 GL 9 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 22 GL 0 GL 10 GL
Out / Debit      
Transferred into spillable accounts 22 GL 0 GL 10 GL
Trade out 471 GL 200 GL 57 GL
Used 569 GL 209 GL 14 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 405 GL 241 GL 48 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 180 GL 289 GL 23 GL
New allocations 886 GL 420 GL 70 GL
Trade in 585 GL 140 GL 3 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 29 GL 68 GL 5 GL
Return flows* 0 GL 306 GL 1 GL
Out / Debit      
Transferred into spillabile accounts 29 GL 68 GL 5 GL
Trade out* 540 GL 533 GL 15 GL
Used 647 GL 77 GL 16 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 464 GL 545 GL 65 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.

* 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.


Campaspe System Current Water Ownership

  Owner Type
Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit      
Carryover 7.0 GL 9.1 GL 4.0 GL
New allocations 14.2 GL 27.4 GL 3.0 GL
Trade in 2.8 GL 6.8 GL 3.3 GL
Returned from spillable accounts 3.4 GL 6.0 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit      
Transferred into spillable accounts 3.4 GL 6.0 GL 0 GL
Trade out 6.3 GL 6.8 GL 3.3 GL
Used 6.6 GL 19.2 GL 0.1 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 11.0 GL 17.3 GL 7.0 GL
Volume remaining in spillable accounts 0 GL 0 GL 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 3.2 GL 2.1 GL 1.1 GL
New allocations 15.3 GL 6.9 GL 2.0 GL
Trade in 8.1 GL 6.6 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit      
Trade out 9.7 GL 2.6 GL 0 GL
Used 5.2 GL 8.2 GL 0.9 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 11.6 GL 4.8 GL 2.1 GL

 


Broken System Current Water Ownership

  Owner Type
Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit      
Carryover 4.7 GL 0.1 GL 0.2 GL
New allocations 5.7 GL 0.2 GL 0.2 GL
Trade in 1.2 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit      
Trade out 3.0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Used 3.2 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 5.4 GL 0.3 GL 0.4 GL

 


Bullarook System Current Water Ownership

  Owner Type
Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit      
Carryover 0.21 GL 0 GL 0.24 GL
New allocations 0.93 GL 0.10 GL 0.50 GL
Trade in 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit      
Trade out 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Used 0.48 GL 0 GL 0.34 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 0.66 GL 0.10 GL 0.40 GL

 


Ovens System Current Water Ownership

  Owner Type
Private Environment Water Corporations
In / Credit      
Carryover 0 GL 0 GL 0 GL
New allocations 27.8 GL 0.1 GL 8.0 GL
Trade in 1.3 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Out / Debit      
Trade out 1.3 GL 0 GL 0 GL
Used 3.5 GL 0 GL 1.6 GL
Currently available in allocation accounts 24.3 GL 0.1 GL 6.4 GL