Trade Water Like a Big Shot

I predict that trade out of the Goulburn system will be restricted early next year. This includes the Campaspe and Loddon systems. These valleys can “owe” up to 200 GL to the Victorian Murray. The amount “owed” is made up of the amount traded to the Victorian Murray, less water used, spilled and back trade.… Read More »

Last Chance to Trade Water (Plus Water News)

SA temporary water trading orders need to be sent to us by 8 June at the latest. This is to ensure we have time to submit the trade applications with DEWNR. For Victorian trades, we have slightly longer, trading orders can be sent to us up until 22 June. The earlier trading orders are sent,… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 15 May 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 100 % (unchanged) Broken 100 % (unchanged) Goulburn 100 % (unchanged) Campaspe 100 % (unchanged) Loddon 100 % (unchanged) Bullarook Creek 100 % (unchanged) Low Reliability Broken 100… Read More »

Updated Victorian Allocation Forecasts for 2018/19

This morning the Northern Victoria Resource Manager updated the allocation forecasts for next year. In short, this is what the forecast expects allocations to be on these dates next year for high reliability entitlements: Valley 2 July 15 October Murray 40 % 100 % Goulburn 20 % 100 % Loddon 20 % 100 % Campaspe… Read More »

Water Market Movers for May

SA Murray Will Start on 100 % On 16 April, DEWNR announced that SA Murray entitlements will be on 100 % allocation on 1 July. However, there will be no carryover. So SA Murray irrigators should use or trade their remaining temp, otherwise it will be lost. Source: http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/news/News_Events_Listing/south-australia-secures-100-water-allocations NSW Forecast for Next Year NSW… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 16 April 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 100 % (unchanged) Broken 100 % (unchanged) Goulburn 100 % (unchanged) Campaspe 100 % (unchanged) Loddon 100 % (unchanged) Bullarook Creek 100 % (unchanged) Low Reliability Broken 100… Read More »

Upcoming Public Water Meetings (Plus News)

Water Meetings SA Royal Commission The South Australian government is still pushing ahead with its Royal Commission. All we know so far are the terms of reference for the inquiry. They plan on having community consultation meetings in most parts of the basin. The next meeting is on Wednesday 11 April at the Albury Entertainment… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 3 April 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 100 % (unchanged) Broken 100 % (unchanged) Goulburn 100 % (unchanged) Campaspe 100 % (unchanged) Loddon 100 % (unchanged) Bullarook Creek 100 % (unchanged) Low Reliability Broken 100… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 15 March 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 100 % (unchanged) Broken 100 % (unchanged) Goulburn 100 % (unchanged) Campaspe 100 % (unchanged) Loddon 100 % (unchanged) Bullarook Creek 100 % (unchanged) Low Reliability Broken 100… Read More »

Water News March 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,… Read More »