Murray-Darling Basin
10.13 Other groundwater increases

Supporting Information

The volumetric value for the line item for the 2010–11 year was 145,777 ML. The line item represents groundwater assets increases resulting from changes in long term extraction estimates and basic landowner rights within the Murray–Darling Basin (MDB) region (see the following table).

Other groundwater increases in the MDB region in the 2010–11 year
Groundwater resource plan area

Groundwater sustainable diversion limit area  


Long term extraction estimates (ML)

Basic Landowner Right (ML)

Total (ML)



GW 15 Namoi Alluvium GS45 Peel Valley Alluvium NSW 80,562 80,562
Sub-total Northern Basin 80,562 80,562
GW 2 Goulburn–Murray GS08 Goulburn–Murray Vic 59,232 59,232
GW 4 SA Murray GS05 Peake – Roby – Sherlock (unconfined and confined) SA 5,383 600 5,983
Sub-total Southern Basin 64,615 600 65,215
Total for the region 145,177 600 145,777

– = Data not available

Quantification Approach

Data Source

Data was sourced from jurisdictional groundwater plans.

Provided by

Murray–Darling Basin Authority.


Values were extracted from jurisdictional groundwater plans.

Assumptions, Limitations, Caveats and Approximations


Uncertainty Information

The uncertainty estimate was not quantified.

Comparative year

There was no corresponding line item in the 2010 Account.  The value for the 2009–10 year was not quantified.