Melbourne
6.2 Groundwater allocation remaining – urban water system

Supporting information

This line item volume (0 ML) represents the volume of groundwater allocation remaining for urban water supply licence entitlements in the Melbourne region at the end of the 2012–13 year.

Quantification approach

Data source

Victorian Water Register.

Provided by

Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries.

Method

Carry-over rules for groundwater entitlements throughout the Melbourne region do not allow unused water to be carried over at the end of the year. Therefore any unused water is forfeited and the volume reported at this line item is zero as shown in the following table.

Volume of groundwater allocation remaining for the urban water system at the start and end of the 2012–13 year

Account

Volume (ML)

Opening balance at 1 July 2012

0

11.19 Increase of urban claim on groundwater

                                413

11.13 Entitled extraction of allocated groundwater to urban water system

(66)

19.18 Adjustment and forfeiture of urban claim on groundwater

                              (347)

Closing balance at 30 June 2013

0

Assumptions, limitations, caveats and approximations

Nil.

Uncertainty information

The uncertainty estimate was not quantified.