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Temporary Water Pricing 

Prices are updated every Friday. Login to our online exchange to view live market prices.

Region/ zoneTemporary price - ML 
1A VIC Goulburn$200/ML
6 VIC Murray$335.60/ML
7 VIC Murray$390/ML
10 NSW Murray$330.55/ML
11 NSW Murray$390/ML
12 SA Murray$390/ML
13 NSW Murrumbidgee$300/ML

Dam Storage Levels

Dartmouth3,827,698 ML1,950,790 ML51%
Eildon3,250,150 ML1,567,671 ML48%
Hume3,036,393 ML1,194,987 ML39%
Blowering1,609,859 ML925,742 ML58%
Burrinjuck1,023,036 ML446,346 ML44%

Water trade restrictions | 10 July 2020

  • NSW to Vic is open with 195.70GL of net trade currently allowed from NSW to Vic.
  • Goulburn out trade is closed to temp trade with the Murray, with a current limit of -31.42GL.
  • Goulburn in trade is open with 34.90GL capacity, as there is still volume owed to the Murray system.
  • Murray to Murrumbidgee is open with capacity for 99.2GL to be transferred into the Murrumbidgee.
  • Murrumbidgee to Murray is closed with 0GL capacity for transfer into the Murray.
  • Barmah Choke is closed with a current balance of 0ML available to be traded downstream.
  • Lower Darling River is closed to temp trade with the Murray.

Climate and Water outlook 

The Bureau of Meteorology outlook for July to September predicts wetter than average conditions for parts of central Australia, extending from the central-west of Western Australia to central New South Wales and parts of the Queensland coast. A neutral to drier outlook elsewhere. Days and nights are very likely to be warmer than average across much of the country. Although the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is currently neutral, the outlook has been raised to La Niña WATCH, with higher chances of this developing in spring. Watch the BOM video.

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