11.19 Increase of urban claim on groundwater

Supporting information

The line item value for the 2012-13 year is (413 ML) which represents groundwater allocations for licensed entitlements for urban purposes in the Melbourne region during the 2012–13 year. The following table shows the breakdown of urban groundwater allocations for groundwater management units in the Melbourne region during the 2012–13 year.

Groundwater allocation announcements for urban entitlements
Groundwater management unit Entitlement holder Licensed allocation volume (ML)
Koo Wee Rup water supply protection area—groundwater South East Water 119
Lancefield groundwater management area Western Water                                     294
Total allocation announcements                                    413

Quantification approach

Data source

Victorian Water Register.

Provided by

Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries.


Allocation announcements are equal to the licensed entitlement volumes for each groundwater management unit recorded in the Victorian Water Register.

Assumptions, limitations, caveats and approximations


Uncertainty information

The uncertainty estimate was not quantified.