Water Market Guide for December

Basin-wide Storages in the Murray–Darling Basin have now dropped below 50 % full in aggregate. Link New parliamentary report finds that groundwater reserves are underestimated and the current regulations do not account for the full impacts of mining. Link Murray Hardyhead populations increase in part thanks to Commonwealth Environmental Water. Link Victoria Specific Lower Murray… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 3 December 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 94 % (up from 90 %) Broken 24 % (up from 20 %) Goulburn 88 % (up from 85 %) Campaspe 100 % (unchanged) Loddon 88 % (up… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 15 November 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 90 % (up from 89 %) Broken 20 % (up from 17 %) Goulburn 85 % (up from 82 %) Campaspe 100 % (unchanged) Loddon 85 % (up… Read More »

Water Market Trends (Plus News)

Water Market Trends Last month two water trading reports came out: Aither 2017-18 REVIEW AND 2018-19 OUTLOOK This report covers is mainly concerned with prices. Their forecast for average annual prices is $315 per ML. Link (PDF) Victorian Water Trading Annual Report for 2017-18 This report shows the trends in where and how much water… Read More »

Water Allocations as at 1 November 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 89 % (up from 84 %) Broken 17 % (up from 14 %) Goulburn 82 % (up from 77 %) Campaspe 100 % (unchanged) Loddon 82 % (up… Read More »

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. Victoria High Reliability Murray 84 % (up from 82 %) Broken 14 % (up from 11 %) Goulburn 77 % (up from 74 %) Campaspe 100 % (unchanged) Loddon 77 % (up… 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 »