Barwon-Darling River catchment - Restoring the Balance in the Murray-Darling Basin Program

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Map -Barwon-Darling  catchment

Barwon-Darling River catchment

State: New South Wales

Water purchased from the Darling River catchment can be used to benefit environmental assets in this catchment and downstream.

Major irrigation areas icon Major irrigation areas

  1. Bourke Irrigation Area

Australian Government water purchases in the Barwon-Darling River catchment

Catchment Entitlement Type Secured Purchases (ML) Secured Entitlement Purchases - Long Term Average Annual Yield (ML) Other Purchases - Long Term Average Annual Yield (ML) (3) Average price paid per trade ($/ML)(2)
Barwon-Darling(1) Unregulated 14,603 14,603 7,672 807

Refer to caveats on the 'Purchases Secured under the Restoring the Balance in the Murray-Darling Basin Program' table on the 'Progress of water recovery under the Restoring the Balance in the Murray-Darling Basin program' page.

Where to obtain information on market prices

Information on market prices in New South Wales is available from the New South Wales Office of Water.

Private water auction houses or brokers can also provide information on historical entitlement trades.

CSIRO Sustainable Yields Report

Note that the catchment boundaries referred to in this report may not directly align with the catchment boundaries represented on this web site.