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2013/14

 Date Towns  Stock & Domestic  HIGH SECURITY  GENERAL SECURITY  Notes 
 MI  NOW MI   NOW
1/7/13 100% 100% 0% 95% 0% 18%  
1/8/13 100%  100% 0%  95%  0% 25%  
15/8/13 100% 100% 0% 95% 0% 28%  
2/9/13 100% 100% 0% 95% 5% 28% MI 5% allocation enhancement for GS customers
16/9/13 100% 100% 0% 95% 5% 33%  
1/10/13 100% 100% 0% 95% 5% 43% NOW: an additional 5% GS will be available after Feb 2014 due to delivery constraints.
15/11/13 100% 100% 0% 95% 5% 47%
25/11/13 100% 100% 0% 95% 10%* 47% *MI 5% GS allocation enhancement, plus advance of 5% GS assured by NOW for use after February.
16/12/13 100% 100% 0% 95% 10%* 52% * "
15/1/14 100% 100% 0% 95% 5%* 59% *NOW increased GS allocation by 2% and made available the additional 5% of entitlement that was reserved until after February. MI’s advance on this 5% now reverts to annual allocation. MI 5% GS allocation enhancement remains. 
15/4/14 100% 100% 0% 95% 5% 63%  NOW 4% increase to GS.

 

  

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 2011-12 and 2012-13 Allocation History

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

NSW Office of Water fact sheet

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

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