22.1 Groundwater allocation announcements

Supporting Information

The volume recognised in the water accounting statements (12,752 ML) represents the allocation announced for groundwater entitlements in the Ord region during the 2010–11 year.

During the 2010–11 year, the Western Australian Department of Water administered 33 licences in this category. Licences relate to water sourced from the Canning–Kimberley groundwater area.

Quantification Approach

Data Source

Department of Water: Water Resource Licensing database.

Provided by

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 22.1

2011 Account line item

2010 Account line item

Value reported in the 2010 Account (ML)

Value reported in the 2011 Account (ML)

Additional information

22.1 Groundwater allocation announcements Groundwater allocation announcement – other lumped holders



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