11.19 Increase of urban claim on groundwater
The volume reported in the water accounting statements (412 ML) represents groundwater allocations for licensed entitlements for urban purposes in the Melbourne region during the 2011–12 year. The following table shows the breakdown of urban groundwater allocations for groundwater management units in the Melbourne region during the 2011–12 year.
|Groundwater management unit||Entitlement holder||Licensed allocation volume (ML)|
|Koo Wee Rup Water Supply Protection Area—groundwater||South East Water||119|
|Lancefield Groundwater Management Area||Western Water||293|
|Total allocation announcements||412|
Assumptions, limitations, caveats and approximations
In the 2011 Account, it was not possible to separate urban and non-urban entitlements to groundwater. Therefore, all increases to groundwater entitlements were reported at line item 22.1 'Groundwater allocation announcements'.
|Groundwater management unit||Entitlement holder||2012 Account volume for the 2010–11 year (ML)||2011 Account volume for the 2010–11 year (ML)
|Koo Wee Rup Water Supply Protection Area—groundwater||South East Water||119||reported as part of line item 22.1
|Lancefield Groundwater Management Area||Western Water||294||reported as part of line item 22.1|
|Total allocation announcements||413|