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National Water Account 2017

Fitzroy: Statement of Water Assets and Water Liabilities

as at 30 June 2017

  • Water availability in the Fitzroy region's storages increased by 21% during 2016–17.
  • Water availability is represented by the net water assets, which are the volume of water in storages minus the water liabilities.

 


 

The Statement of Water Assets and Water Liabilities is provided in the table below. The statement presents the volume of water assets, and water liabilities at the start and end of the reporting year.

 

 

 

 

  2017 ML
Water assets
Surface water 1,093,119
Storages 955,236
Rivers 137,883
 
Groundwater 14,624
Water table aquifer 14,624
Underlying aquifers
 
Total water assets 1,107,743
Water liabilities
Surface water liability
Allocation remaining: individual users
Allocation remaining: urban system
Allocation remaining: irrigation
 
Groundwater liability
Allocation remaining: individual users
Allocation remaining: urban system
 
Total water liabilities  
Opening net water assets 918,575
Change in net water assets 189,168
Closing net water assets 1,107,743