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2015/16 Annual Allocation Announcements

NSW Department of Primary Industries

DPI Water (previously NSW Office of Water)

 Date Towns  Stock &
Notes   Dam levels
Burrinjuck Blowering 
1/7/15 100% 100% 95% 8%   46 28
15/7/15 100% 100% 95% 12%   49 33 
 3/8/15 100% 100% 95% 17%   54 39 


DPI Water fact sheet

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



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.


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 2014 Allocation History

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


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