Statement of Water Flows


Line items in the statements are hyperlinked to the associated section of the Supporting information notes. Methods used to derive line item volumes are provided in the Quantification approaches notes.


for the year ended 30 June 2014

 2014 ML2013 ML
Water inflows
Surface water inflows2,088,5805,114,163
Precipitation on surface water 91,668134,391
Runoff to surface water 1,986,9284,968,033
Direct discharge by user 2,4854,860
Delivery of water under inter-region agreement to surface water 7,4996,879
Total surface water inflows 2,088,5805,114,163
Groundwater inflows--
Groundwater inflow from outside region--
Groundwater inflow from outside region at coast--
Recharge from landscape--
Total groundwater inflows--
Urban water system inflows482,612509,494
Wastewater collected 480,243507,638
Delivery of water from outside region to urban water system 1,5801,260
Delivery of desalinated water to urban water system 00
Stormwater ingress 00
Delivery of water to urban water system under inter-region agreement 789596
Total urban water system inflows 482,612509,494
Total water inflows 2,571,1925,623,657
Water outflows
Surface water outflows1,969,2244,443,474
Evaporation from surface water 168,947141,766
River outflow from the region 1,724,7704,232,133
Surface water diversions – other statutory rights 32,53032,529
Entitled diversion of allocated surface water to users 42,97737,046
Other delivery of allocated surface water 00
Total surface water outflows 1,969,2244,443,474
Urban water system outflows967,431977,961
Evaporation from urban water system253350
Urban water system leakage to groundwater40,39044,899
Delivery to urban water system users509,122495,132
Wastewater discharge outside of region394,499402,455
Transfer of water outside of region4,2584,468
Other urban water system decreases18,90930,657
Total urban water system outflows


Total water outflows2,936,6555,421,435
Unaccounted-for difference
Unaccounted-for difference84,851144,360
Unaccounted-for difference84,851144,360
Total Unaccounted-for difference84,851144,360
Total unaccounted-for difference84,851144,360
Opening water storage2,838,3842,780,522
Change in water storage(450,314)57,862
Closing water storage2,388,0702,838,384