Statement of Water Flows

for the year ended 30 June 2014

 2014 ML2013 ML
Water inflows
Surface water inflows459,932293,246
Precipitation on surface water11,2096,783
Runoff to surface water448,723286,463
Total surface water inflows459,932293,246
Groundwater inflows245,873376,020
Groundwater inflow from outside region2131
Groundwater inflow from outside region at coast1,6241,562
Recharge from landscape243,097373,428
Leakage from off-channel water storage1,131999
Managed aquifer recharge—other schemes--
Total groundwater inflows245,873376,020
Urban water system inflows188,659195,935
Wastewater collected95,56091,043
Delivery of desalinated water to urban water system60,95036,472
Delivery of water to urban water system under inter-region agreement32,14968,420
Total urban water system inflows188,659195,935
Irrigation scheme inflows6,8317,966
Precipitation on irrigation scheme--
Delivery of water to irrigation scheme under inter-region agreement6,2217,366
Other irrigation water inflows610600
Total irrigation scheme inflows6,8317,966
Total water inflows 901,295 873,167
Water outflows
Surface water outflows186,278118,199
Evaporation from surface water16,95414,741
River outflow from the region166,640100,442
Surface water leakage to landscape--
Surface water diversions—other statutory rights1,7382,006
Entitled diversion of allocated surface water to users9461,010
Total surface water outflows186,278118,199
Groundwater outflows77,306163,817
Groundwater outflow to outside region383510
Groundwater outflow to outside region at coast972842
Discharge to landscape32,313108,290
Discharge to off-channel water storage--
Groundwater extractions—other statutory rights20,07926,647
Entitled extraction of allocated groundwater to users23,55927,528
Total groundwater outflows77,306163,817
Urban water system outflows210,722206,800
Evaporation from urban water system3,8211,591
Delivery to urban water system users137,027141,892
Wastewater discharge outside of region64,39959,264
Transfer of water outside of region4,1504,053
Other urban water system outflows1,3250
Total urban water system outflows210,722206,800
Irrigation scheme outflows24,14926,170
Evaporation from irrigation scheme--
Delivery to irrigation scheme users24,14926,170
Total irrigation scheme outflows24,14926,170
Total water outflows498,455514,986
Unaccounted-for difference
Unaccounted-for difference367,403372,588
Unaccounted-for difference367,403372,588
Total unaccounted-for difference367,403372,588
Opening water storage175,670190,077
Change in water storage35,437(14,407)
Closing water storage211,107175,670