Australian Water Information Dictionary

account 2012 & 2013 line item 1.1 – storage

Water in artificial or natural water storages connected to rivers, for which primary purpose is medium to long term water storage to service surface water access rights. These storages can be managed by an organisation to provide water to a rural or urban water system. Weirs that are used primarily to redirect flows are excluded. The volumetric capacity reported includes dead storage capacity.

This definition applies to: