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National Water Account 2017

Burdekin: Statement of Water Flows

for the year ended 30 June 2017

The volume of water in the region's storages at 30 June 2017 is 2,044,876 ML, an increase of 65,838 ML from the start of the 2016–17 year. This increase represents a small rise in water volume in the region's surface water storages. This is the region's second successive annual increase in storage volume.



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 inflows7,988,6893,442,916
Flood return51,726
Groundwater inflows99,104112,483
Managed aquifer recharge: individual users99,10498,220
Total water inflows8,087,7933,555,399
Water outflows
Surface water outflows5,989,1992,846,619
Overbank flow117,318
Non-allocated diversion: individual users172,705158,744
Allocated diversion: individual users106,586134,177
Allocated diversion: urban system8,6042,263
Allocated diversion: irrigation460,969533,681
Transfer inter-region11,83813,096
Groundwater outflows81,60680,433
Non-allocated extraction: individual users53,37851,999
Allocated extraction: individual users1,08228,434
Allocated extraction: urban system238
Allocated extractions: irrigation17,672
Total water outflows6,070,8052,927,052
Unaccounted-for difference1,951,150222,311
Opening water storage1,979,0381,573,002
Change in water storage65,838406,036
Closing water storage2,044,8761,979,038