Daly
21.1 Surface water allocation announcements

Supporting information

The volume recognised in the water accounting statements (3,651 ML) represents the total water allocation for surface water supply to individual users in the Daly region during the 2011–12 year.

The Department of Land Resource Management administers 23 separate licences in this category held by individual licensees. The water supply licences are divided into licence entitlement purposes. The following table shows the annual allocation announcement for each licence purpose, from each surface water resource, for the 2011–12 year.


Annual allocation for each surface water resource within the Daly region for the 2011–12 year

 

Allocation (ML)

Surface water resource

Agriculture

Industry

Stock and domestic

Katherine River

2,782

124

 

Daly River

25

145

 

Douglas River

 

87

 

Edith River

452

 

18

Bamboo Creek

13

 

 

Stray Creek

 

 

5

Copperfield Dam

 

 

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Total

3,651

Quantification approach

Data source

Water Resource Licensing database.

Provided by

Department of Land Resource Management.

Method

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

Assumptions, limitations, caveats and approximations

Nil.

Uncertainty information

There is no uncertainty associated with this value.