Condamine and Balonne water plan area

This information will help you understand how water is managed and how you can access water in the water plan area.

Map of the water plan area

Check whether your property is covered by the plan on the Queensland Globe water plan map (use Google Chrome for best results) or download the Condamine and Balonne water plan area map (PDF, 430KB).

What's happening?

Water management

Summary

Type of waterManagement
Surface water Check the water plan information below for rules and requirements
Overland flow Check the water plan information below for rules and requirements
Underground water Check the Great Artesian Basin and Other Regional Aquifers water plan for underground water and spring water in the Great Artesian Basin and other important regional aquifers. Check the Condamine and Balonne water plan (below) for all other underground water

Water plan information

Water supply scheme operators and manuals

The following schemes operate in the water plan area. Check the operations manuals for day-to-day operational, water sharing and seasonal water assignment rules. The licences contain information about the roles and responsibilities of the licence holder.

NameOperatorLicenceManual
Chinchilla Weir Water Supply Scheme SunwaterResource operations licence (PDF, 75KB)Operations manual (PDF, 460KB)
Maranoa Water Supply Scheme SunwaterResource operations licence (PDF, 54KB)Operations manual (PDF, 507KB)
St George Water Supply Scheme SunwaterResource operations licence (PDF, 302KB)Operations manual (PDF, 1.64MB)
St George Channel Scheme Mallawa Irrigation LtdDistribution operations licence (PDF, 265KB)Operations manual (PDF, 333KB)
Upper Condamine Water Supply Scheme SunwaterResource operations licence (PDF, 132KB) Operations manual (PDF, 560KB)

Water sharing rules

Accessing water

Follow the links below for more information on how to access water in the water plan area.

Announced entitlements and limits The water you can take through your water entitlement may be limited. Check announced entitlements and limits for unsupplemented water or contact the water supply scheme operator for supplemented water
Unallocated water releases No current releases
Relocatable water licences Available in the Central Condamine Alluvium sub-area. Read about the relocatable water licence market
Water allocation trading

Check the Water management protocol (PDF, 6.1MB) for dealing rules for water supply schemes, unsupplemented water and underground water

For additional information on trading in the following water supply schemes see:

Seasonal water assignment

Contact us

Contact the Toowoomba business centre for more information on water management and how you can access water in the Condamine and Balonne water plan area.

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