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National Water Account 2017

Fitzroy: Statement of Water Flows

for the year ended 30 June 2017

  • The volume of water in the region's storages increased by 21% during the 2016–17 year.
  • This increase represents the change in water volume in 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 ML
Water inflows
Surface water inflows 12,596,802
Precipitation 245,177
Runoff 12,158,925
Flood return 192,700
Groundwater inflows
Inter-region inflow
Recharge: landscape
Total water inflows 12,596,802
Water outflows
Surface water outflows 10,009,218
Evaporation 414,118
Outflow 8,375,644
Overbank flow 744,236
Non-allocated diversion: individual users 228,723
Allocated diversion: individual users 65,992
Allocated diversion: urban system 7,441
Allocated diversion: irrigation 173,064
Groundwater outflows 19,637
Inter-region outflow
Discharge: landscape
Extraction: statutory rights
Non-allocated extraction: individual users 9,217
Allocated extraction: individual users 356
Allocated extraction: urban system 543
Allocated extraction: irrigation 9,521
Total water outflows 10,028,855
Unaccounted-for difference (2,378,779)
Opening water storage 918,575
Change in water storage 189,168
Closing water storage 1,107,743