9.10 Direct discharge by user
The volume presented (–) represents the discharge of water from industry into the Yarra River and Maribyrnong River, and their tributaries in the Melbourne region during the 2010–11 year.
Volumes discharged by industry were not metered and there were no reliable methods available to quantify the volume. The volume of discharge is not thought to be significant and does not have a material impact on 2011 Account.
This item corresponds to line item 13.7.3 Discharge after use of water diverted by industries reported in the 2010 Account. This line item was also unquantified in the 2010 Account.