13.1 Adjustment and forfeiture of surface water allocation
The volume presented in the water accounting statements (10,636 ML) represents the forfeiture of allocation for high reliability and low reliability water shares in the Bacchus Marsh Irrigation District, Werribee River and Werribee Irrigation District within the Melbourne region during the 2011–12 year.
Individual water share holders cannot carry over unused water from year to year. Therefore the volume reported at this line item is the difference between the volume allocated during the year and the volume diverted during the year as shown in the following table.
|21.1 Surface water allocation announcements||20,761|
||17.11 Entitled diversion of allocated surface water to users||10,125|
|equals||Forfeiture on 30 June 2012
In the 2011 Account, it was incorrectly reported that carryover of water allocated under high reliability and low reliability water shares in the Werribee and Bacchus Marsh irrigation districts was permitted.