21.3 Surface water allocation announcements – irrigation scheme

Supporting information

The volume recognised in the water accounting statements (338,100 ML) represents the allocation announced for bulk irrigation surface water entitlements within the Ord region during the 2011–12 year. Irrigation water is diverted from the main Ord River channel for supply to the Ord River Irrigation Area.

The annual allocation for each irrigation licence in the Ord River Irrigation Area for the 2011–12 year is given in the following table.

Annual allocation for each irrigation licence within the Ord region for the 2011–12 year

Irrigation licence

Allocation (ML)

Ivanhoe and Packsaddle irrigation districts (Ord Irrigation Cooperative)


M1 channel (Water Corporation)




Quantification approach

Data source

Water Resource Licensing database.

Provided by

Department of Water.


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

Assumptions, limitations, caveats and approximations


Uncertainty information

There is no uncertainty associated with this value.