South East Queensland
33.3 Groundwater access entitlement for allocated extractions

Supporting information

The volumetric value for the line item at the end of the 2011–12 year was 9,340 ML.

This line item consists of groundwater access entitlements for which water allocation (water liability) was recognised in the region.

Although no formal groundwater allocation announcement occurred, the groundwater limit for the Benefitted Area of the Central Lockyer water supply scheme (WSS) has been used as the groundwater entitlement volume (9,340 ML).

Quantification approach

Data source

Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM) Central Lockyer interim resource operations licences (IROL).

Provided by

DNRM.

Method

The groundwater limit for the Benefitted Area of the Central Lockyer WSS was obtained from the Central Lockyer IROL.

Assumptions, limitations, caveats and approximations

None.

Uncertainty information

There was no uncertainty associated with this value.

Comparative year

This line item was reported in the 2011 Account as '33.3 Groundwater access entitlement for allocation extraction'.