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Cunnamulla Water Supply Scheme - Medium Priority

State: 
Queensland
SDL resource unit: 
SS28 - Warrego
Priority or reliability: 
Medium Priority
Total volume of the class on issue: 
2,488 ML
Historic reliability of the class: 

Water Allocation security objectives are stated in the Water Plan (Warrego, Paroo, Bulloo, Nebine) 2016.

For historic announced allocations please refer to SunWater's announced allocation page for this scheme.

Fees and charges: 

The Queensland Competition Authority outlines the fees and charges for this water supply scheme under Part 7 Charges on Water Services and Water Allocations including discussion on Two-Part Tariffs.

More information on fees and charges for this water supply scheme is available on the SunWater fees and charges page.

The Queensland Government issued the Rural Water Pricing Direction Notice (No1) 2012 under section 999 of the Water Act 2000 (QLD).

Carryover arrangements: 

There are no carryover arrangements for this water supply scheme.

Timing and manner of making allocation announcements: 

Timing:

Announced allocations for Medium Priority water allocations are calculated and announced to take effect on the first day of each water year (12 month period commencing 1 July).

Manner:

Details to be published on the Resource Operations Licence holder's website for the Cunnamulla Water Supply Scheme within 5 business days of setting or resetting announced allocations. (Must recalculate within 10 business days of an inflow into the weir and reset as prescribed in section 70 of the Resource Operations Plan )

How allocation levels are determined: 

Allocation levels for Medium Priority are determined in accordance with the water sharing rules as outlined in Chapter 2 Part 2 of the Resource Operations Plan.

Areas to which this water access right may be traded: 

Information on allowable water trade into the Cunnamulla Water Supply Scheme is available on SunWater's water trading page and also under Chapter 3 Part 2 Divisions 2 of the Warrego, Paroo, Bulloo and Nebine Resource Operations Plan 2006.

The Water Act 2000 (QLD) (sections 128-135; 146A-150; 151-153) provide the legislative framework for trading of water access entitlements within water supply schemes.

The Queensland Land Title Practice Manual outlines the conveyance framework for registering permanent trade approvals, or trades not requiring approval by the resource manager.

The Department of Natural Resources and Mines website also provides up-to-date market information for trades involving a change of location.

Areas from which water access rights may be traded: 

Information on allowable water trade into the Cunnamulla Water Supply Scheme is available on SunWater's water trading page and also under Chapter 3 Part 2 Divisions 2 of the Warrego, Paroo, Bulloo and Nebine Resource Operations Plan 2006.

The Water Act 2000 (QLD) (sections 128-135; 146A-150; 151-153) provide the legislative framework for trading of water access entitlements within water supply schemes.

The Queensland Land Title Practice Manual outlines the conveyance framework for registering permanent trade approvals, or trades not requiring approval by the resource manager.

The Department of Natural Resources and Mines website also provides up-to-date market information for trades involving a change of location.

Water resource type: 
Regulated System
Form of take: 
Take from a regulated river
Resource Name: 
Warrego-Paroo-Bulloo-Nebine
Updated: 04 Jan 2019