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National Water Account 2017

Adelaide: Statement of Water Flows

The volume of water in the region's storages at 30 June 2017 was 197,533 ML, an increase of 7,877 ML from the start of the 2016–17 year. This reflects the increase in water volume of most the region's surface water storages.




The Statement of Water Flows is provided below and presents the actual water flows associated with the region's water stores during the year, including flows corresponding to the accrual transactions shown in the Statement of Changes in Water Assets and Water Liabilities.


 2017 ML2016 ML
Water inflows
Surface water inflows860,148317,884
Delivery: inter-region agreement34,994140,144
Groundwater inflows111,164105,364
Inter-region inflow6020
Inter-region coastal inflow1,0851,300
Recharge: landscape109,055100,839
Leakage: farm dams
Managed aquifer recharge: individual users9643,205
Urban water system inflows111,251103,323
Wastewater collected107,13995,637
Delivery: desalinated water4,1127,686
Irrigation scheme inflows6,2519,377
Delivery: inter-region agreement5,6838,779
Other increases568598
Total water inflows1,088,814535,948
Water outflows
Surface water outflows483,50189,685
Recharge: landscape
Allocated diversion: individual users4,9953,970
Groundwater outflows42,50758,458
Inter-region outflow199378
Inter-region coastal outflow1,266932
Discharge: landscape
Extraction: statutory rights4341,108
Allocated extraction: individual users40,60856,040
Urban water system outflows220,816213,904
Supply system delivery: urban users123,830134,533
Discharge: sea76,76956,381
Supply system transfer: inter-region3,7934,771
Recycled water delivery: urban users5,6235,972
Other wastewater discharge582
Other supply system decreases1,8252,043
Other wastewater decreases8,39410,204
Irrigation scheme outflows21,87928,815
Total water outflows768,703390,862
Unaccounted-for difference(312,234)(136,555)
Opening water storage189,656181,125
Change in water storage7,8778,531
Closing water storage197,533189,656