Melbourne
Water Accounting Statements : Water Assets and Water Liabilities

as at 30 June 2011

2011 ML 2010 ML
Water assets
Surface water 1,126,164 625,211
1.1 Storages 669,642 400,646
1.2 Unregulated river - -
1.3 Regulated river - -
1.5 Inter-region claim on water 456,522 224,565
1.7 Claim on desalinated water 0 0
Total Surface water 1,126,164 625,211
Groundwater 38,438 38,438
2.1 Water table aquifer 21,873 21,873
2.2 Underlying aquifers 16,565 16,565
Total Groundwater 38,438 38,438
Urban water system 24,219 25,472
3.1 Urban water supply system - -
3.2 Wastewater collection system 24,219 24,737
3.3 Recycled water supply system - 735
Total Urban water system 24,219 25,472
Total water assets 1,188,821 689,121
Water liabilities
Surface water liability 13,946 937
5.1 Surface water allocation remaining 13,946 937
5.4 Inter-region commitment on surface water 0 0
Total Surface water liability 13,946 937
Groundwater liability 0 0
6.1 Groundwater allocation remaining 0 0
Total Groundwater liability 0 0
Total water liabilities 13,946 937
Opening net water assets 688,184 523,388
Add/(Less): Change in net water assets 486,691 164,796
Closing net water assets 1,174,875 688,184