South East Queensland
11.6 Delivery of desalinated water to urban water system

Supporting Information

This line item represents the volume of potable water produced by the Tugun desalination plant located within the Gold Coast Water Resource Plan area (13,495 ML), and transfered into the South East Queensland (SEQ) Water Grid.

Quantification Approach

Data Source

SEQ Water Grid Manager, WaterHub Database metered data (meter M–056–MW) provided by WaterSecure.

Provided by

SEQ Water Grid Manager.


Based on master meter readings (meter M–056–MW) summed to provide an annual total. The data were extracted from the WaterHub Database by the SEQ Water Grid Manager; however, the original meter reading and data entry into the database were undertaken by WaterSecure (not part of Seqwater).

Assumptions, Limitations, Caveats and Approximations


Uncertainty Information

Meter manufacturer (Promag) estimates an accuracy of 0.26 to 0.37%.

Comparative year

This line item corresponds to line item 19.5.1 Delivery of desalinated water transferred-in to urban water supply system reported in the 2010 Account, which had a value of 23,080 ML.