Murray–Darling Basin
Statement of Water Assets and Water Liabilities

as at 30 June 2013

2013 ML 2012 ML
Water assets
Surface water 19,157,567 25,258,308
1.1 Storages 16,011,790 21,187,196
1.2 Unregulated river - -
1.3 Regulated river 1,019,262 1,326,012
1.4 Lakes and wetlands 1,799,526 1,811,372
1.5 Inter-region claim on water 306,397 913,776
1.10 Other surface water assets 20,592 19,952
Total Surface water 19,157,567 25,258,308
Groundwater 4,193,166 4,013,615
2.1 Water table aquifer - -
2.2 Underlying aquifers - -
2.5 Other groundwater assets 4,193,166 4,013,615
Total Groundwater 4,193,166 4,013,615
Total water assets 23,350,733 29,271,923
Water liabilities
Surface water liability 4,204,314 7,297,452
5.1 Surface water allocation remaining 4,204,314 7,297,452
5.2 Surface water allocation remaining – urban water system 0 0
Total Surface water liability 4,204,314 7,297,452
Groundwater liability 1,907 2,498
6.1 Groundwater allocation remaining 1,907 2,498
6.2 Groundwater allocation remaining – urban water system 0 0
Total Groundwater liability 1,907 2,498
Total water liabilities 4,206,221 7,299,950
Opening net water assets 21,971,973 17,422,866
Add/(Less): Change in net water assets (2,827,461) 4,549,107
Closing net water assets 19,144,512 21,971,973