12.3 Entitled extraction of non-allocated groundwater to irrigation scheme

Supporting information

The volume reported (112 ML) represents recycled water which is injected to groundwater for storage and subsequently supplied to the Willunga Basin Water Company for irrigation as part of the Aldinga Aquifer Storage and Recovery Scheme. The recycled water is supplied from the Christies Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant and injected to the Port Willunga Formation aquifer for temporary storage. The 2012–13 year was the first year that the Aldinga Aquifer Storage and Recovery Scheme operated.