Water News December 2017

SA Royal Commission The South Australian government has announced it will start its own Royal Commission into water theft allegations. Back in July, ABC’s Four Corners ran a story on a handful of cotton growers breaking the law. The SA government has leapt to it being a systemic problem. What we know about the proposed… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 1 December 2017

Water authorities periodically update the water allocations. This is the percentage of the share component given to each water licence as allocation water. Here are the allocations as at 1 December 2017. The next update will be on 15 December 2017. Victoria High Reliability Murray 100 % (unchanged) Broken 100 % (unchanged) Goulburn 100 %… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 15 November 2017

Water authorities periodically update the water allocations. This is the percentage of the share component given to each water licence as allocation water. Here are the allocations as at 15 November 2017. The next update will be on 1 December 2017. Victoria High Reliability Murray 100 % (unchanged) Broken 100 % (unchanged) Goulburn 94 %… Read More »

Vic Murray Spillable Accounts Usable

01/12/17 update: I’ve been informed that my interpretation of the spill tool is incorrect. Earlier today, the low risk of spill was announced for the Victorian Murray system. The risk of spill for Lake Hume is now 3 %. Water entitlement owners in zones 6 and 7 who had water in spillable accounts can now… Read More »

Water News November 2017

NSW Murray Allocations This season NSW Murray allocations have been slow to pick up. This is because previous allocations were borrowed against the Barmah-Millewa Allowance. Now it has been repaid, so new inflows should go into allocations. Murrumbidgee Allocations In the Murrumbidgee there is an agreement to top up other water accounts once General Security… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 1 November 2017

Water authorities periodically update the water allocations. This is the percentage of the share component given to each water licence as allocation water. Here are the allocations as at 1 November 2017. The next update will be on 15 November 2017. Victoria High Reliability Murray 100 % (unchanged) Broken 100 % (up from 50 %)… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 16 October 2017

Water authorities periodically update the water allocations. This is the percentage of the share component given to each water licence as allocation water. Here are the allocations as at 16 October 2017. The next update will be on 1 November 2017. Victoria High Reliability Murray 100 % (unchanged) Broken 50 % (up from 41 %)… Read More »

Water News October 2017

Storages Status October is the end of peak inflows from winter rain and snow. This year the storages are full for the Murray system, but less so for Murrumbidgee and Goulburn. Risk of Spill in Victoria The status of spillable accounts hasn’t changed since the 15 September announcement. About 10 % will be deducted from… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 3 October 2017

Water authorities periodically update the water allocations. This is the percentage of the share component given to each water licence as allocation water. Here are the allocations as at 3 October 2017. The next update will be on 16 October 2017. Victoria High Reliability Murray 100 % (up from 98 %) Broken 41 % (up… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 15 September 2017

Water authorities periodically update the water allocations. This is the percentage of the share component given to each water licence as allocation water. Here are the allocations as at 1 September 2017. The next update will be on 2 October 2017 (Vic) and 3 October 2017 (NSW). Victoria High Reliability Murray 98 % (up from… Read More »