Australian Water Information Dictionary

account 2012-2017 line item 32.1 – other statutory surface water rights

Water rights granted by a jurisdiction on the surface water resource, external to an entitlement system. These rights may be granted under a State Water Act or a water plan. They include land owner basic rights, riparian rights and non-entitled water rights for stock and domestic and mining purposes. In the National Water Account, no commitment to deliver water (water liability) is recognised for these water rights.

This definition applies to: