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Trading water

Trading water

Important dates to note

2017-18 Season closing dates

In accordance with the relevant Valley Water Sharing Plans, please note the following Season Close dates for your Valley:

  • Murrumbidgee Interstate – 11:59pm 30 April 2018
  • Murrumbidgee Intervalley and Intravalley – 11:59pm 31 May 2018
  • All other Surface Water, Groundwater and Unregulated Valleys (unless otherwise noted) - 11:59pm 30 June 2018

Interstate trade applications require the approval of both states.

  • South Australia have advised that applications must be received by Friday 15 June 2018 to guarantee processing before the end of the water year.
  • Victoria have advised that applications must be received by Wednesday 27 June 2018 to guarantee processing before the end of the water year.

Please download a separate allocation assignment form (from appropriate link below) for each trade to avoid duplicate applications.

Regulated Water

Groundwater

Unregulated Water

Trading water sample form 1. This is the reference number of your form. The number on each form should be unique and allows WaterNSW to quickly track the progress of your application. You will also need to use this reference when making your payment via PayWay.

2. This is where you enter the volume and price of the water you want to assign (trade).  You can check the current available balance on your licence by calling the WaterNSW Help Desk on 1300 662 077, or by logging into your iWAS account.

3. This is where the seller completes the details relating to their licence.  Remember to indicate your authority to make the application and record the registered licence holder details of the licence.  If you would like WaterNSW to notify you when the application is complete, don’t forget to include your email address.

4. If the application is being submitted by an Agent, the agents name email address and phone number should be recorded. WaterNSW will notify the agent when the application is completed.

5. This is where the buyer completes the details relating to their licence.  Remember to indicate your authority to make the application and record the registered licence holder details of the licence. If you would like WaterNSW to notify you when the application is complete, don’t forget to include your email address.

6. If the application is being submitted by an Agent, the agents name email address and phone number should be recorded. WaterNSW will notify the agent when the application is completed.

Regulated Water

An application fee of $51.42 applies (GST free) for each application to assign regulated surface water.

Make a payment via credit card (PayWay).

WaterNSW now requires the payment of variable usage charges for all allocation assignments involving a buyer licence not linked to a NSW Works Approval.

Applicants should note that the variable usage charge will be based on the valley of use. Variable usage charges should be included with the transfer fee on application.

Please contact WaterNSW on 1300 662 077 to confirm the usage charge in your valley prior to lodging your application.

Groundwater and Unregulated Water

An application fee, for any application received via facsimile or post, of $359.86 applies (GST free) to each application to assign groundwater and unregulated water. An application fee, for any application received via email, of $326.49 applies (GST free) to each application to assign groundwater and unregulated water.

Make a payment via credit card (PayWay).

Where can i find more details about these fees?

The above fee structures have been set in accordance with the 2017- 2018 ACCC Water Pricing determination (Regulated Water) and the 2017-2018 IPART determination (Groundwater and Unregulated Water).

Details of the fee and IPART determination can be found in the

Water Administration Ministerial Corporation, Water — Determination June 2016.

Applications can be emailed, faxed or mailed to the address below.

WaterNSW
8-20 Edwardes St
PO Box 453
DENILIQUIN NSW 2710

Phone 1300 662 077
Fax (03) 8668 1154
Email water.trade@waternsw.com.au

If you are emailing or faxing your application make sure you send each application separately to ensure that no forms are missed. It is also a good idea to include your SWC reference number in the subject line of the email so that we can identify your trade quickly if you need to enquire about its progress.

 

Have a question? please see Frequently Asked Questions - Water Trading.

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