Water Allocations as at 15 October 2018

Water authorities periodically update the water allocations. This is the percentage of the share component given to each water licence as allocation water. Due to the NSW public holiday, NSW allocations were updated on 2 October. Victoria High Reliability Murray 84 % (up from 82 %) Broken 14 % (up from 11 %) Goulburn 77… Read More »

Water Market Movers for October 2018

Basin-wide The Barmah Choke constraint may be eased as the NSW government has asked Murray Irrigation Limited to use Mulwala Canal. This will bypass the Choke. Link $20 million allegedly taken by submitting fraudulent projects for irrigation efficiency program in Queensland. Link 70 GL reduction in Northern Basin recovery target “locked in”. Link MDBA sets… Read More »

Water Trading Survey Results

Recently I sent out a short water trading survey. Here are the results:   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Water Allocations as at 1 October 2018

Water authorities periodically update the water allocations. This is the percentage of the share component given to each water licence as allocation water. Due to the NSW public holiday, NSW allocations were updated on 2 October. Victoria High Reliability Murray 82 % (up from 78 %) Broken 11 % (up from 9 %) Goulburn 74… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 17 September 2018

Water authorities periodically update the water allocations. This is the percentage of the share component given to each water licence as allocation water. Victoria High Reliability Murray 78 % (up from 71 %) Broken 9 % (up from 4 %) Goulburn 70 % (up from 56 %) Campaspe 100 % (unchanged) Loddon 70 % (up… Read More »

Environmental Water for Sale (Plus Other News)

20 GL Goulburn Valley Environmental Water Tender The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder will sell 20 GL of temporary allocation water. It will be through a tender process which is open from 10:00 am Monday 3 September 2018 to 2:00pm Wednesday 5 September 2018. Bids can be for parcels from 5 ML to 500 ML. You… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 3 September 2018

Water authorities periodically update the water allocations. This is the percentage of the share component given to each water licence as allocation water. Victoria High Reliability Murray 71 % (up from 59 %) Broken 4 % (up from 1 %) Goulburn 56 % (up from 47 %) Campaspe 100 % (unchanged) Loddon 56 % (up… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 15 August 2018

Water authorities periodically update the water allocations. This is the percentage of the share component given to each water licence as allocation water. Victoria High Reliability Murray 59 % (up from 49 %) Broken 1 % (up from 0 %) Goulburn 47 % (up from 37 %) Campaspe 100 % (unchanged) Loddon 47 % (up… Read More »

Size of Water Market Investors

Water markets in the Southern Murray-Darling Basin are unbundled. That means ownership of water entitlements is not tied to a parcel of land. This has enabled investors to buy water entitlements and sell the temporary allocation water every year, without owning a farm. In this article, “investor” means investors in water entitlements who are not… Read More »