Water News March 2018

By | 09/03/2018

Tagged Accounts Under Spotlight

The Victorian Water Register has noticed a large increase in water moving through tagged accounts, presumably from lower priced trading zones to higher priced trading zones. Tagged accounts make it easy to move water when it’s otherwise closed for some others. If the tag was established prior to 22 October 2010, it has even fewer restrictions.

The Register in its latest article states “Customers with tagged allocation accounts or who are intending to set up a tagged allocation account should be aware that Victoria is currently considering options to restrict use under tagged accounts in line with the relevant trading rules.”

Source: http://waterregister.vic.gov.au/about/news/221-opportunities-to-trade-from-the-goulburn-to-the-murray-including-use-of-tagged-accounts

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