Melbourne
33.3 Groundwater access entitlement for allocated extractions

Supporting information

The volume presented for groundwater access entitlements for allocation extraction (41,992 ML) represents groundwater entitlements in groundwater management units in the Melbourne region.

The following table shows groundwater access entitlements for allocation extraction in groundwater management units, including urban and non-urban groundwater entitlements.

Groundwater access entitlement for allocated extractions

Groundwater management unit

Licensed allocation (ML)

No. of licences

Stock and domestic allocation (ML)

No. of stock and domestic bores

Cut Paw Paw groundwater management area  (GMA)

515

5

54

27

Deutgam water supply protection area (WSPA)—groundwater 

5,082

148

290

145

Frankston GMA

1,671

30

240

120

Koo Wee Rup WSPA—groundwater 

12,625

368

2650

1325

Lancefield GMA

1,378

13

128

64

Merrimu GMA

440

14

24

12

Moorabbin GMA

2,614

57

620

310

Nepean GMA

6,110

75

4294

2147

Wandin Yallock WSPA—groundwater

3,008

194

250

125

Subtotal 

33,443

904

8,550

4,275

Total allocation announcements 

41,993