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DPI Water - 2016/17 Annual Allocation Announcements

 Date Towns  Stock &
Domestic
 
HIGH
SECURITY
 
 
GENERAL
SECURITY
 
 
 Dam levels
Burrinjuck Blowering 
1/7/16 100% 100% 95% 20% 58 63
15/7/16 100% 100% 95% 33% 64 70
1/8/16 100% 100% 95% 44% 81 73
15/8/16 100% 100% 95% 50% 87 77
1/9/16 100%  100% 95% 54% 89 82
15/9/16 100%  100% 95% 61%* 97 85
17/10/16 100%  100% 95% 71%* 93 100
1/11/16 100%  100% 95% 76%* 99 96

 * Plus 4% MI additional allocation to eligible customers.
The average Murrumbidgee Valley carryover is 19%. The average MI carryover is 24.4%.

 

DPI Water fact sheet

 Link MI-arrow-yellow.gif Determining water allocations in the regulated Murrumbidgee Valley

  

Carryover

General Security customers can carryover unused water at the end of a season into the following season, up to a limit of 30% of their General Security Water Entitlements.  

General Security Limits

Any combination of a customer’s Carryover, General Security available water determinations and Surplus Use (non-debited use) cannot exceed 100% of their general security water entitlements.

NOTE:  this 100% limit does not include additional allocation from trade, MI savings announcements or Supplementary Allocation accounts.

References

Clauses 45(2) & 48(2) of the
MI-arrow-yellow.gifWater Sharing Plan 
MI-arrow-yellow.gifSurplus Water Rules

Historical Allocations and Rainfall Data

Link MI-arrow-yellow.gif Allocation History from 1983

Link MI-arrow-yellow.gif 2011 to 2016 Allocation History

Link MI-arrow-yellow.gif Historical Rainfall Data - 1962 to 2011. Griffith, Burrinjuck Dam and Blowering Dam.

 

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