Melbourne
37.1 Surface water allocation trade within region

Supporting information

The total volume of surface water allocation trade for high reliability and low reliability water shares in regulated water systems was 3,373 ML for the 2012–13 year. Allocation trade increased by more than 51% in the 2012–13 year compared to the previous year where wet conditions and high allocations reduced the demand for allocation trade.

All figures and information were sourced from the Victorian Annual Water Trading Report 2012/13.

The following table summarises the surface water allocation trade in the Melbourne region during the 2011–12 year. 

Surface water allocation trade in regulated systems in the Melbourne region during the 2012–13 year

Source/Destination

Bacchus Marsh Irrigation District (ML)

Upper Werribee River (ML)

Werribee Irrigation District (ML)

Lower Werribee River (ML)

Total (ML)

Bacchus Marsh Irrigation District

384

18

16

4

422

upper Werribee River

0

0

0

0

0

Werribee Irrigation District

0

0

1,944

859

2803

lower Werribee River

0

0

148

0

148

Total

384

18

2,108

863

3,373