19.7 Wastewater discharge outside of region
The volume reported (70,836 ML) represents discharge from five wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) in the Adelaide region to the sea. The wastewater discharge, itemised by WWTPs, during the 2010–11 year is shown in the following table.
|WWTP||Discharge volume (ML)|
|Bolivar High Salinity||8,708|
Five WWTPs discharge wastewater to the sea:
- Bolivar High Salinity
- Christies Beach
The metered volume of wastewater discharged from these WWTPs in 2010–11 was supplied from WWTP records held by SA Water. These metered flows are manually read and recorded by plant operators.
Assumptions, Limitations, Caveats and Approximations
- This item does not include any community waste management schemes which are managed by local councils.
Uncertainty is +/– 10% based on meter calibrations.
This line item corresponds to 20.4.2 Wastewater discharge out of region reported in the 2010 Account. The volume reported did not change. The comparative year volume is 60,139 ML.