Melbourne
38.1 Trade of groundwater entitlement within region

Supporting information

The total volume of groundwater trade for take and use licences systems was 1,055 ML for the 2012–13 year and included 23 trades.

The volume reported includes permanent trade and trade as part of a land transfer. Permanent trade results in a  transfer of part or all of the volume from one licence to another and generally includes a location change. Trade as part of a land transfer results in a licence change in ownership without affecting its volume and location.

The following table summarises the groundwater trade in the Melbourne region during the 2013–13 year for each groundwater management unit.

Summary of groundwater take and use licence trade int he Melbourne region during the 2012–13 year

 

Permanent trade

Trade as part of land transfer

Total

Groundwater management unit

Volume (ML)

No. of trades

Volume (ML)

No. of trades

Volume (ML)

No. of trades

Cut Paw Paw groundwater management area (GMA)

0

0

0

0

0

0

Deutgam water supply protection Area (WSPA) – groundwater 

0

0

51

1

51

1

Frankston GMA

5

1

0

0

5

1

Koo Wee Rup WSPA–groundwater 

27

5

744

13

771

18

Lancefield GMA

0

0

0

0

0

0

Merrimu GMA

0

0

0

0

0

0

Moorabbin GMA

0

0

0

0

0

0

Nepean GMA 

10

1

218

2

228

3

Wandin Yallock WSPA–groundwater 

0

0

0

0

0

0

 Subtotal 

42

7

1,013

16

1,055

23


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