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

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map of Loddon River catchment

Loddon River catchment

State: Victoria

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

 Major irrigation areas

  1. Pyramid-Boort Irrigation Area

 Examples of high value environmental assets

  1. Kerang Wetlands - Ramsar site

Australian Government water purchases in the Loddon 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)
Loddon High reliability 2,775 2,636   1,781
Low Reliability 527 142   200

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 Victoria can be found on the Victorian Water Register.

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.