21.2 Surface water allocation announcements - urban system

Supporting Information

The volume recognised in the water accounting statements (775 ML) represents the allocation announced for urban surface water entitlements in the Ord region during the 2010–11 year.

During the 2010–11 year, the Western Australian Department of Water administered the licences as provided in the table below.

Urban surface water licences in Ord region

Licensee, Source

Allocation announcement (ML)


Water Corporation, Moochalabra Dam/Wyndham


Lake Argyle Pty Ltd, Main Ord River/Lake Argyle Village




Quantification Approach

Data Source

Western Australian Department of Water: Water Resource Licensing database.

Provided by

Western Australian Department of Water.


The allocation announcement is equal to 100% of the annual entitlement.

Assumptions, Limitations, Caveats and Approximations


Uncertainty Information

There is no uncertainty associated with this value.

Comparative year

The following table compares the value for the 2009–10 year reported in this account with the corresponding value reported in the 2010 Account.

Comparative information from the 2010 Account for line item 21.2

2011 Account line item

2010 Account line item

Value reported in the 2010 Account (ML)

Value reported in the 2011 Account (ML)

Additional information

21.2 Surface water allocation announcements – urban system Allocation announcement on regulated flows – urban holder



Licence reclassification

Surface water allocation announcements – urban system during 2009–10 have been restated by 75 ML because the Bureau reclassified the Lake Argyle Village licence (SWL166420) to urban supply.