Murray–Darling Basin
36.1 Lease of surface water entitlement within region

Supporting information

Lease of surface water entitlement occurs in the Murray–Darling Basin (MDB) region. The volumetric value for the line item for the 2011–12 year was 11,981 ML. Information on leases was available only for Queensland, Victoria and South Australia. The following table provides the details of the leases.

Movement of water associated with the leases is included in line item 37.1 Surface water allocation trade within region.

 

Surface water leases in SDL areas in the MDB region for the 2011–12 year

Surface water resource plan area

Sustainable diversion limit area

State

 Volume (ML) for the 2011–12 year 

Code

Name

SW18 Condamine–Balonne  SS26 Condamine–Balonne  Qld

2,262

Sub–total Northern Basin 

2,262

SW3 Northern Victoria  SS6 Goulburn Vic.

3,461

SW2 Vic. Murray  SS2 Victorian Murray Vic.

4,529

SW5 SA Murray SS11 SA Murray SA

1,729

Sub–total Southern Basin

9,719

Total for the region

11,981

Quantification approach

Data source

National Water Commission: Australian Water Markets Report 2011–12 ( National Water Commission 2013).

Provided by

Bureau of Meteorology.

Method

Lease volumes were extracted from the data sources available for the National Water Commission's Australian Water Markets Report 2011–12 .

Assumptions, limitations, caveats and approximations

Nil.

Uncertainty information

The uncertainty estimate was not quantified.