Irrigation Area Pricing Simulator

Using the Simulator

  • Customers can use the simulator below to estimate either their fixed, variable or total 2022/23 charges.
  • Simply select your location from the dropdown list and follow the instructions.
  • Hover over the help icon for help on what information to place in each box.
  • The form below indicates 2022/23 charges. A comparison with 2021/22 charges will be shown in the final calculation.
Your Location:

Fixed Charges

How to Calculate Fixed Charges

  • Using your 2021/22 Water Services account enter your individual details in the data boxes below.
  • If you do not have a particular service or charge on your account, do not enter anything in that box.
  • If estimating costs for more than one account (within the specified region only), be sure to add up fee totals on the form for all covered accounts. Accounts in different regions may have different charges, and will need to be calculated separately.
Customer Fees
Customer Fee customer @ $130.00/customer
Water Register Fee entitlement @ $13.91/entitlement charged once per customer
Storage
Entitlement Storage Fee ML Goulburn High Reliability @ $10.03 /ML
Entitlement Storage Fee ML Goulburn Low Reliability @ $4.58 /ML
Delivery
Infrastructure Access Fee ML/day Delivery Share @ $2,547.00 /ML/day
Service Points - Domestic & Stock @ $145.00 each
Service Points - Local Read @ $425.00 each
Service Points - Remote Read @ $550.00 each
Service Points - Remote Operate @ $1,070.00 each
 
Surface Drainage
Area Fee HA @ % of @ $14.67 /HA
Drainage Diversion Site Fee sites @ $220.00 /site
Drainage Diversion Agreement Fee ML @ $2.25 /ML
 
Community Surface Drainage
Community Surface Drainage Equivalent Kilometres @ $720.00 /km
Customer Fee

The Customer Fee is payable once per customer so if you are completing more than one simulator, only add it to one of them.

Water Register Fee

Enter the number of entitlements (WEEs or BEEs) as per your records stored in the Victorian Water Register. The Water Register Fee is payable once per property therefore if you hold multiple properties please add all entitlements for all properties and enter into the field. If you are completing more than one simulator only enter your total entitlement on one simulator.

Service Fee

If you have water shares or delivery shares, specify the number of accounts you'd like to estimate costs for, otherwise leave blank.

Entitlement Storage Fee

Enter your high-reliability water share volume in megalitres (ML)

Entitlement Storage Fee

Enter your low-reliability water share volume in megalitres (ML)

Infrastructure Access Fee

Enter your delivery share in megalitres (ML) per day. As a guide, divide your high reliability water shares by 100.

Service Points - Domestic & Stock

Enter the number of Domestic & Stock Service Points (small pipe outlets ) that you have.

Irrigation Service Point Fee

Enter the number of Irrigation Service Points (meters/wheels) that you have.

Local Read Service Point Fee
Service Point Fee

The type of service point reflects the costs of the modernised outlets. Enter numbers in the boxes that represent the type of service point/s you have on your property. If you are unaware of which fee is applicable to your property please contact GMW on 1300 553 200.

Drainage Diversion Site Fee

If you have a drainage diversion agreement with GMW specify the number of sites within the selected region. If you have multiple sites in different regions, you will need to run separate cost estimate calculations.

Service Fee

If you have drainage service, specify the number of accounts you'd like to estimate costs for, otherwise leave blank.

Area Fee

Enter the total area of your property in hectares.

Enter in the % rate at which you are charged.

Drainage Diversion Agreement Fee

If you have a drainage diversion agreement with G-MW, enter the volume of your diversion entitlement in ML. Otherwise leave blank..

Community Surface Drainage

You will need your account or to contact G-MW on 1300 553 200 during business hours to confirm this entry.

Subsurface Drainage Fee (Shepparton)

Enter your high-reliability water share in megalitres (ML).

Subsurface Drainage Service Fee

Enter the volume of water you expect to have delivered during the season in megalitres (ML).

Local Benefit Area Fee

Enter your total property area (in hectares).

For the second field, you will need your account or to contact G-MW on 1300 553 200 during business hours to confirm this entry.

Variable Charges

How to Calculate Variable Charges

  • Enter an estimate of your individual usage details in the data boxes below.
  • Your total consumptive charges account for 2021/22 is sent in June 2022.
Irrigation
Infrastructure Use Fee ML @ $5.15 /ML
Casual Infrastructure Use Fee ML (above Annual Delivery Allowance of ML) @ $43.36 /ML
 
Surface Drainage
Surface Drainage Water Use Fee ML @% of $3.14
Irrigation Infrastructure Use Fee

Enter the volume of water in megalitres (ML) you expect to have delivered during the irrigation season, up to your annual delivery allowance. Your annual delivery allowance is your delivery share (Ml/day) multiplied by 270.

Casual Infrastructure Use Fee

Subtract 270 x your delivery share (ML/day) from the volume you expect to have delivered during the year.

Surface Drainage Water Use Fee

Enter the total volume of water in megalitres (ML) you expect to have delivered during the irrigation season.

Enter in the % rate at which you are charged.

Subsurface Drainage Water Use Fee (Campaspe)

Enter the volume of water you expect to have delivered during the season in megalitres (ML).

Subsurface Drainage Specific Levy based on assessed service level.

If you are in the zone of a groundwater management bore enter the volume of water you expect to have delivered this season (ML).

You will need your account or to contact G-MW on 1300 553 200 during business hours to confirm this entry.