Murray-Darling Basin
42.6 Diversions from storages

Supporting Information

The volumetric value for the line item for the 2010–11 year was 320,000 ML. The value applies only to the Southern Basin. Line item includes all diversions from Menindee Lake (320,000 ML), Hume Reservoir (0 ML), Lake Victoria (0 ML) and Dartmouth Reservoir (0 ML). The volumes exclude downstream river releases. Information from other storages is not available.

Quantification Approach

Data Source

Murray–Darling Basin Authority's River Murray Operations.

Provided by

Murray–Darling Basin Authority.


Volumes have been estimated by Murray–Darling Basin Authority's River Murray Operations team based on storage release data.

Assumptions, Limitations, Caveats and Approximations

Volumes for the storages included in this line item may have minor uncalculated diversions.

Uncertainty Information

The uncertainty estimate was not quantified.

Comparative year

There was no corresponding line item in the 2010 Account. A value for the 2009–10 year is not available.