42.6 Diversions from storages

Supporting Information

The volume reported for diversions from storages (37,586 ML) represents the volume of water diverted from major surface water storages to the urban water system and rivers during the 2010–11 year. The volume is itemised by source storage and destination in the following table.

Diversions from surface water storages and weirs to the urban water system
Source and destination of diversion Measured inflow (ML)
Little Para Reservoir to Little Para Water treatment plant 12,192
Myponga Reservoir to Myponga Water treatment plant
Millbrook Reservoir to Millbrook Tanks 16,073
Millbrook Reservoir to Torrens River 1,387



Quantification Approach

Data Source

Readings may be from either the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) database or manual field instrument readings, stored in the MetDaily file.

Provided by

SA Water.


The volumes of water diverted from surface water storages in the 2010–11 year were obtained from SA Water's SCADA database and/or MetDaily file.

Assumptions, Limitations, Caveats and Approximations


Uncertainty Information

This is a metered volume. It has an estimate of +/– 10% due to meter calibration.