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 »

Water Market Movers for August 2018

Permanent Water Prices Prices continue to climb strongly. The Australian Financial Review has written a profile piece on a buyer who recently paid $4265 per ML for SA Murray water and $5020 for NSW Murray High Security water. Other trading zones will have different prices, but it goes to show how much things have changed… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 1 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 49 % (up from 47 %) Broken 0 % (unchanged) Goulburn 37 % (up from 34 %) Campaspe 100 % (unchanged) Loddon 37 % (up from 34 %)… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 16 July 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 47 % (up from 41 %) Broken 0 % (unchanged) Goulburn 34 % (up from 32 %) Campaspe 100 % (unchanged) Loddon 34 % (up from 32 %)… Read More »

When is the Best Time to Trade Temp Water?

I’ve heard many theories on when is the best time of year to trade temporary water. Some say summer has the highest prices because that’s when most water is used. Some say the end of the year has the highest prices because there are irrigators needing to buy for their overuse. Some say it’s the… Read More »

Kick off the new water year with the latest news

Water News Basin-wide MDBA will be conducting an audit of water trades, to see why so many are reported at $0. Link Of the final 450 GL recovery for the basin plan, most will be delayed. 62 GL will be recovered in the next year, all from off-farm improvements. Link This article gives a good… Read More »

July Risk of Spill and Vic Allocation Forecasts for 2018/19

This morning, the Northern Victoria Resource Manager (NVRM) updated the risk of spill and allocation forecast for this year. Risk of Spill Risk of spill is the chance that the storages cannot supply spillable accounts. It usually improves throughout the year. Currently the risk of spill is: Murray 59 % Goulburn 12 % Campaspe 24… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 2 July 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 41 % Broken 0 % Goulburn 32 % Campaspe 100 % Loddon 32 % Bullarook Creek 0 % Low Reliability All zones 0 % New South Wales High… Read More »

WBW’s Temp Trading Costs

Water trading is not as complicated as you might think, but it’s uncertain and expensive. Most likely, the reason you’re reading this is to see if there is a solution, and there is! Water Broking World’s (WBW’s) Awesome Pricing For temporary trades, we make things easy for you. Too often irrigators ask water brokers, “so… Read More »