Australian Water Information Dictionary

account 2012 & 2013 line item 18.8 – entitled extraction of non-allocated groundwater to users

Groundwater extracted to users other than the urban water system, under water access entitlements for which no allocation has been recognised (see line item 33.2 – groundwater access entitlement for direct extraction). It includes non-allocated extractions for:

• private users and irrigation schemes where those are not identified as a water asset of the water accounting region

• allocation holders located outside the region's boundary.

It excludes non-allocated extractions for:

• irrigation schemes where those are identified as a water asset of the water accounting region (reported in line item 18.10 – entitled extraction of non-allocated groundwater to irrigation scheme).

This definition applies to: