36.3 Lease of surface water entitlement out of region
A total of 304.9 ML of water shares from seven trades were leased during 2010–11 in the whole of southern Victoria. It was not possible to break the volume down to the volume of leases in the Melbourne region.
The volume includes:
- lease of surface water entitlement within region
- lease of surface water entitlement into region
- lease of surface water entitlement out of region.
Lease of surface water entitlements are permitted under the conditions specified by the Victorian Trading Rules for Declared Water Systems.
All figures and information were sourced from the Victorian Annual Water Trading Report 2010– 11. More information on water trading is available on the Victorian Water Register website.