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Temporary Water Pricing 

Prices are updated every Friday, log into our online exchange to view the live market price.

Region/ zoneTemporary price - ML 
VIC 1A$300/ML
VIC 6$278/ML
VIC 7$300/ML
NSW 10$250/ML
NSW 11$250/ML
NSW 13 Murrumbidgee$250/ML
SA$300/ML

Dam storage levels

DamStorageCapacityPercentage
Blowering1,609,859 ML606,226 ML38%
Burrinjuck1,023,036 ML313,747 ML31%
Hume3,036,393 ML571,307 ML19%
Dartmouth3,827,698 ML1,828,104 ML48%
Eildon3,250,150 ML1,248,469 ML38%

Water trade restrictions | 15 May 2020

  • NSW to Vic is open with 87.99GL of net trade currently allowed from NSW to Vic, due to current risk of spill in the Murray still being below 50%.
  • Goulburn out trade is closed to temp trade with the Murray.
  • Goulburn in trade open with 195.62GL as the total volume owed to the Murray system is still greater than zero.
  • Murray to Murrumbidgee is open with capacity for 0.6GL to be transferred into the Murrumbidgee valley.
  • Murrumbidgee to Murray is open with capacity for 99.4L to be transferred into the Murray.
  • Barmah Choke is open with a current balance of 0.04ML however, small openings will continue to be observed.
  • Lower Darling River is closed to temp trade with the Murray.

Weather outlook 

Bureau of Meteorology outlook for May to July says drought not over, but a glimmer of hope for farmers as BOM forecasts wetter than average conditions are likely for most of Australia during the remainder of autumn and into winter. Watch the BOM video.

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