South East Queensland
37.1 Surface water allocation trade within region
In Queensland the trade of allocations after announcements have been made is called temporary trading or seasonal water assignment but was previously know as temporary transfers. This represents the assignment to another person of part or all of the water allocation available under a water entitlement for a water year. Both supplemented and unsupplemented water entitlements can be seasonally assigned in Queensland.
The following table presents the volumes of water that were seasonally assigned in the South East Queensland (SEQ) region during the 2010–11 year.
|Water resource plan (WRP) area||Water supply scheme (WSS) or water management area (WMA)||Number||Volume (ML)|
|Gold Coast||Nerang WSS||0||0|
|Lower Nerang WMA||1||2|
|Total Gold Coast WRP area||1||2|
|Logan Basin||Logan River WSS||3||305|
|Burnett Creek WMA||0||0|
|Logan River WMA||0||0|
|Total Logan Basin WRP area||3||305|
|Lower Lockyer Valley||5||152|
|Central Brisbane River and Stanley River
|Total Moreton WRP area||14||490|
|Total SEQ region||18||797|
- Where trade data were not available this has been indicated by (–)
DERM provided the number of trades from the Gold Coast, Logan Basin and Moreton water resource accounts 2010–11.
Assumptions, Limitations, Caveats and Approximations
There was no uncertainty associated with this value.