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Water Trading Strategy 2022-23

The VEWH releases a trading strategy annually, outlining where potential sales may occur throughout the financial year to provide transparency while still meeting commercial in confidence requirements.

Seasonal Watering Plan

Released: Plan for deliveries of water for the environment to Victorian waterways

High water levels in storages and a forecast of more rain to come has many of Victoria’s waterways and the communities that benefit from them in a good position for 2022-23, according to Victoria’s annual plan for water for the environment.

Water sale northern Victoria

Water sale in northern Victoria

The Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) intends to sell a small portion of its water allocation in the northern Victorian water market. Up to 12,000 megalitres of Murray allocation in zone seven (below the Barmah choke) will be made available through selected brokers and online exchanges from April 2022, supporting irrigators and other water users ahead of autumn watering and carryover planning.

Water trading strategy 2021-22

Our water allocation trading strategy 2021-22 provides a high-level overview of the types of water trading activities that may be undertaken across Victoria and interstate in 2021-22.

New research proves the value that flows from water for the environment

A Northern Victorian-first report highlights that water for the environment makes a significant economic and social contribution to northern Victorian communities, including for agriculture.

Water trading strategy 2020-21

The Victorian Environmental Water Holder has released its annual allocation trading strategy to transparently outline where we may buy or sell water for the environment across Victoria in 2020-21.

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Fact sheets

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What is environmental water?

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Why is environmental watering important?

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What does environmental watering aim to achieve?

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What does environmental watering involve?

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How do we know if environmental watering is successful?

What is environmental water trading cover

What is environmental water trading?

Top 10 highlights

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What Victoria's environmental watering program has achieved

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