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National Water Account 2017

Fitzroy: Statement of Changes in Water Assets

and Water Liabilities

for the year ended 30 June 2017

  • Water availability increased by 189,168 ML during 2016–17.
  • The change in water available is represented by the change in net water assets.

 

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The Statement of Changes in Water Assets and Water Liabilities is provided in the table below. The statement presents the changes in water assets and water liabilities that occurred during the year, including accrual transactions (e.g. allocations and forfeitures) and actual water flows, both natural and engineered.

 

 

 

  2017 ML
Water asset increases
Surface water increases 12,596,802
Precipitation 245,177
Runoff 12,158,925
Flood return 192,700
 
Groundwater increases
Inter-region inflow
Recharge: landscape
 
Total water asset increases 12,596,802
Water liability decreases
Surface water liability decreases 133,824
Adjustment and forfeiture: individual users 44,545
Adjustment and forfeiture: urban system 4,118
Adjustment and forfeiture: irrigation 85,161
 
Groundwater liability decreases 4,680
Adjustment and forfeiture: individual users 332
Adjustment and forfeiture: urban system 444
Adjustment and forfeiture: irrigation 3,904
 
Total water liability decreases 138,504
Water asset decreases
Surface water decreases 9,762,721
Evaporation 414,118
Outflow 8,375,644
Overbank flow 744,236
Non-allocated diversion: individual users 228,723
 
Groundwater decreases 9,217
Inter-region outflow
Discharge: landscape
Extraction: statutory rights
Non-allocated extraction: individual users 9,217
 
Total water asset decreases 9,771,938
Water liability increases
Surface water liability increases 380,321
Allocation: individual users 110,537
Allocation: urban system 11,559
Allocation: irrigation 258,225
 
Groundwater liability increases 15,100
Allocation: individual users 688
Allocation: urban system 987
Allocation: irrigation 13,425
 
Total water liability increases 395,421
 
Unaccounted-for difference (2,378,779)
 
 
Change in net water assets 189,168