Australian Water Information Dictionary

account 2012 & 2013 line item 19.3 – leakage to groundwater

Leakage from the urban water system to the region's groundwater. It excludes pipe bursts, overflows or spills, which are classified as leakage to landscape reported at account line item 19.2 – leakage to landscape.

It includes background leakage from the urban water supply system and the recycled water system. It excludes pipe bursts and overflows from the urban water supply system and the recycled water system, which are included in account 2012 & 2013 line item 19.2 – leakage to landscape.

This definition applies to: