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Water Trading

Trading of SunWater allocation

SunWater, like other water allocation holders, is able to trade its water allocations in the water market. To facilitate this SunWater has appointed Waterfind to sell its temporary transfer water throughout Queensland.

SunWater has developed the Water Trading Framework to ensure that its water trading activities:

Individual scheme water supply trading strategies are available in the table below.

For more information about water trading, ringfencing guidelines and water trading dispute resolution, visit the Water Trading page found within Water for Sale.

SunWater Historical Water Trades

Water Trades (2017-2018) Water Trades (2017-2018) (86 KB)

Water Trades (2016-2017) Water Trades (2016-2017) (141 KB)

Water Trades (2015-2016) Water Trades (2015-2016) (98 KB)

 

Trading of allocation from all holders

To learn more about temporary transfers please visit SunWaterOnline or contact SunWater on 13 15 89.

For information on regulatory requirements in ROP water supply schemes please visit the Department of Environment & Resource Management's water trading page.

Service Standard for processing Temporary Transfers

A service standard for processing times (that is, for the approval or rejection of trades) has been adopted by The Council of Australian Governments (COAG).

The COAG requirement is as follows:

Service Standard

Intra-State; 90% of allocation trades processed within 5 business days

Performance against this standard is published below.

Performance reported for period:
1 July 2018 to 31 October 2018

Allocation trade (temporary trades) processing time from
1 July 2018

Performance against Service Standard

Intended Service Standard

Intra-State trades - % of trades processed within 5 business days

95%

90%

Number of Intra-State trades

875

 

Volume of Intra-State trades

85,191 ML

 

Water Supply Schemes Temporary Trading Strategies

Water Year: 2018/2019 (as at 15.10.2018)

Scheme

ROP Zone

External Reference

 Available to Trader

Barker Barambah

Various

Various

205

Bowen Broken

Bowen Broken Zone C

9/AP14988

172

Bundaberg

Various

Various

30 000

Burdekin Haughton

Burdekin Zone C

Various

25 000

Cunnamulla

Allan Tannock Weir Storage

83/AP13211

70

Dawson Valley

 Dawson Zone I

448/AP6829

 37.80*

Lower Fitzroy

Fitzroy Zone A

5627/AP6829

187

Macintyre Brook

Macintyre Brook Zone C

451/AP7583

1 720 

Nogoa Mackenzie

Various

Various

1 773

Pioneer River

Various

375/AP7900

10 000

Proserpine

Proserpine Zone A

51/AP20980 and 52/AP20980

10 000

Upper Burnett

Various

Various

3 000

Note: All volumes subject to Announced Allocations

* The volume "Available to Trader" for Dawson Valley ends 30 September 2019