19.11 Transfer of water outside of region

Supporting information

The volume of 4,468 ML reported in this line item represents the total volume of potable water exported outside of the region boundaries by Shoalhaven City Council in the 2012–13 year.

There was no water exported for the 2011–12 year.

Quantification approach

Data source

New South Wales Office of Water, Water Supply and Sewerage Performance Monitoring Report, and Geographical Information System.

Provided by

Shoalhaven City Council.


Shoalhaven City Council identifies the water transferred outside of the region through a calculation of total water supplied with the Shoalhaven Region and total water used within the Sydney region National Water Account boundaries. The balancing figure is recorded as water exported outside of the region.

Assumptions, limitations, caveats and approximations

The volumes shown are based on calculated factors to ensure data complies with the Sydney region National Water Account boundaries.

Uncertainty information

The volume is based on measured data. Estimated uncertainty based on meter accuracy is +/– 5%.