Daly
22.1 Groundwater allocation announcements

Supporting information

The volume recognised in the water accounting statements (60,099 ML) represents the total water allocation for groundwater supply to individual users in the Daly region during the 2011–12 year.

The Department of Land Resource Management administers 163 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 groundwater resource, for the 2011–12 year.


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

 

Allocation (ML)

Groundwater resource

Agriculture

Industry

Stock and domestic

Tindall (Katherine)

30,150

1,078

99

Tindall (other)

1,449

183

 

Oolloo

24,636

 

 

Jinduckin

2,233

127

39

Local aquifer

40

64

1

Total

60,099

Quantification approach

Data source

Water Resource Licensing database.

Provided by

Department of Land Resource Management.

Method

The total groundwater 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.