Murray–Darling Basin
Statement of Water Flows

for the year ended 30 June 2013

2013 ML 2012 ML
Water inflows
Surface water inflows 29,140,491 60,970,897
9.1 Precipitation on surface water 1,160,129 1,648,950
9.2 River inflow to region 451,000 0
9.4 Runoff to surface water 25,143,874 57,597,996
9.5 Point return from irrigation scheme 212,773 198,314
9.6 Overbank flood return to river channel - -
9.9 Discharge from urban water system 31,636 34,325
9.10 Direct discharge by user - -
9.11 Delivery of water under inter-region agreement to surface water 2,141,079 1,491,312
Total Surface water inflows 29,140,491 60,970,897
Groundwater inflows 1,812,534 5,814,777
10.1 Groundwater inflow from outside region 2,646 2,797
10.2 Groundwater inflow from outside region at coast 50 53
10.3 Recharge from landscape 1,539,098 3,125,927
10.5 Leakage from off-channel water storage - -
10.6 Leakage from urban water system - -
10.7 Leakage from irrigation scheme - -
10.8 Managed aquifer recharge – other schemes 631 2,340
10.13 Other groundwater inflows 270,109 2,683,660
Total Groundwater inflows 1,812,534 5,814,777
Total water inflows 30,953,025 66,785,674
Water outflows
Surface water outflows 34,511,745 58,700,012
17.1 Evaporation from surface water 3,036,866 2,986,402
17.2 River outflow from the region 5,179,600 9,565,600
17.4 Surface water leakage to landscape - -
17.5 Overbank flood spilling 437,901 299,151
17.6 Surface water diversions – other statutory rights 68,210 68,209
17.7 Entitled diversion of non-allocated surface water to users 2,066,946 1,614,049
17.8 Entitled diversion of non-allocated surface water to urban water system 13,073 9,861
17.10 River and floodplain leakage, evaporation and errors 14,499,374 37,581,242
17.11 Entitled diversion of allocated surface water to users 8,844,177 6,279,196
17.12 Entitled diversion of allocated surface water to urban water system 365,598 296,302
Total Surface water outflows 34,511,745 58,700,012
Groundwater outflows 4,035,404 3,354,262
18.1 Groundwater outflow to outside region 21 19
18.2 Groundwater outflow to outside region at coast 1,446 1,551
18.3 Discharge to landscape 2,733,597 2,518,361
18.7 Groundwater extractions – other statutory rights 230,416 194,176
18.11 Entitled extraction of allocated groundwater to users 942,342 606,970
18.12 Entitled extraction of allocated groundwater to urban water system 37,024 8,914
18.18 Other groundwater outflows 90,558 24,271
Total Groundwater outflows 4,035,404 3,354,262
Total water outflows 38,547,149 62,054,274
Unaccounted-for difference
Unaccounted-for difference (2,280,313) 108,554
25.1 Unaccounted-for difference (2,280,313) 108,554
Total Unaccounted-for difference (2,280,313) 108,554
Total unaccounted-for difference (2,280,313) 108,554
Opening water storage 28,358,147 23,735,301
Add/(Less): Change in water storage (5,313,811) 4,622,846
Closing water storage 23,044,336 28,358,147