Melbourne
Water Accounting Statements : Changes in Water Assets and Water Liabilities

2011 ML 2010 ML
Water asset increases
Surface water increases 3,519,746 1,571,738
9.1 Precipitation on surface water 35,115 31,557
9.4 Runoff to surface water 3,222,163 1,388,336
9.5 Point return from irrigation scheme 51 36
9.10 Direct discharge by user - -
9.15 Increase of inter-region claim on water 262,417 151,809
9.17 Increase of claim on desalinated water 0 0
Total Surface water increases 3,519,746 1,571,738
Groundwater increases 878,444 145,746
10.1 Groundwater inflow from outside region 0 0
10.2 Groundwater inflow from outside region at coast 1,113 2,683
10.3 Recharge from landscape 877,331 143,063
Total Groundwater increases 878,444 145,746
Urban water system increases 362,668 304,556
11.1 Precipitation on urban water system - -
11.4 Wastewater collected 362,668 304,556
Total Urban water system increases 362,668 304,556
Total water asset increases 4,760,858 2,022,040
Water liability decreases
Surface water liability decreases 0 0
13.1 Adjustment and forfeiture of surface water allocation 0 0
13.4 Adjustment and forfeiture of inter-region commitment on surface water 0 0
Total Surface water liability decreases 0 0
Groundwater liability decreases 29,349 18,446
14.1 Adjustment and forfeiture of groundwater allocation 29,349 18,446
Total Groundwater liability decreases 29,349 18,446
Total water liability decreases 29,349 18,446
Water asset decreases
Surface water decreases 2,564,459 855,994
17.1 Evaporation from surface water 35,365 34,995
17.2 River outflow from the region 2,502,127 795,254
17.4 Leakage to landscape - -
17.6 Diversions - other statutory rights - -
17.7 Non-allocated diversions to users 16,883 25,745
17.17 Decrease of inter-region claim on water 10,084 -
17.19 Decrease of claim on desalinated water 0 0
Total Surface water decreases 2,564,459 855,994
Groundwater decreases 145,861 120,076
18.1 Groundwater outflow to outside region 0 0
18.2 Groundwater outflow to outside region at coast 129,345 120,076
18.3 Discharge to landscape 16,516 -
18.7 Extraction - other statutory rights - -
18.8 Non-allocated extractions to users - -
Total Groundwater decreases 145,861 120,076
Urban water system decreases 668,107 540,489
19.2 Leakage to landscape 10,779 8,760
19.4 Delivery to urban water system users 343,166 322,660
19.7 Wastewater discharge outside of region 304,745 208,934
19.8 Other wastewater discharge 46 -
19.11 Transfer of water outside of region 53 135
19.20 Other urban water decreases 9,318 -
Total Urban water system decreases 668,107 540,489
Total water asset decreases 3,378,427 1,516,559
Water liability increases
Surface water liability increases 19,756 4,036
21.1 Surface water allocation announcements 19,521 3,490
21.4 Increase of inter-region commitment on surface water 235 546
Total Surface water liability increases 19,756 4,036
Groundwater liability increases 39,545 36,909
22.1 Groundwater allocation announcements 39,545 36,909
Total Groundwater liability increases 39,545 36,909
Total water liability increases 59,301 40,945
Unaccounted-for difference
Unaccounted-for difference 865,788 318,186
25.1 Unaccounted-for difference 865,788 318,186
Total unaccounted-for difference 865,788 318,186
Change in net water assets 486,691 164,796