Definitions - subcategories of Water Information

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Surface water resource information

1a: Level of a watercourse (other than a water storage), expressed in metres

1b: Discharge of a watercourse (other than a water storage), expressed in cumecs

 

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Ground water resource information

2a: Ground water level, expressed in metres

2b: Ground water pressure, expressed in kilopascals

2c: Volume of water supplied for aquifer recharge, expressed in megalitres

2d: State aquifer framework information

2e: State NGIS information

 

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Water storage information

3a: Level of water in a major storage, expressed in metres

3b: Volume of water in a major storage, expressed in megalitres

3c: Volume of water released from a major storage, expressed in megalitres

3d: Total volume of water delivered to a major storage, expressed in megalitres

3da: Volume of water delivered to a major storage from each water source, expressed in megalitres

3e: Volume of water in a minor storage, expressed in megalitres

3f: A list of major storages owned, operated or regulated by the person required to give the information

 

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Meteorological information

4a: Accumulated precipitation depth, including the water-equivalent precipitation depth, expressed in millimetres

4b: Wind speed (expressed in metres per second), wind direction, and wind run (expressed in kilometres over a specified period)

4c: Evaporation, expressed in millimetres per day

4d: Global solar exposure, reflected global solar exposure, downward longwave exposure, upward longwave exposure, and net exposure, each expressed in joules per square metre

4e: Global solar irradiance, reflected global solar irradiance, downward longwave irradiance, upward longwave irradiance, and net irradiance, each expressed in watts per square metre

4f: Dry-bulb air temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius

4g: Wet-bulb air temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius

4h: Relative humidity, expressed as a percentage

4i: Vapour pressure deficit, expressed in millibars

4j: Dewpoint temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius

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Water use information

5a: Total volume of water taken, expressed in megalitres

5aa: Volume of water taken from a watercourse, expressed in megalitres

5ab: Volume of water taken from ground water, expressed in megalitres

5ac: Volume of recycled water taken from another water manager, expressed in megalitres

5b: Volume of water returned to a watercourse, expressed in megalitres

5d: Volume of water supplied to all irrigators in an irrigation network, expressed in megalitres

5e: Volume of water supplied to individual irrigators in an irrigation network, expressed in megalitres

5f: Volume of water taken by individual self extractors, expressed in megalitres

5g: Volume of water taken from a watercourse by self extractors, expressed in megalitres

5ga: Volume of recycled water taken by self extractors from another water manager, expressed in megalitres

5h: Volume of water extracted from ground water by self extractors, expressed in megalitres

5i: Volume of water returned to a watercourse by a self extractor, expressed in megalitres

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Information about water rights, allocations and trades

6a: Water access rights and irrigation rights

6b: Trades or leases of Australian water access entitlements and irrigation rights

6c: Trades of Australian water allocations

6d: Formal announcements of Australian water allocations

6e: Permits to operate or construct a minor storage

6f: Permits to self extract water from a bore

6g: Permits to self extract water from a watercourse

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Information about urban water management

7a: Volume of water taken from surface water, expressed in megalitres

7b: Volume of water taken from ground water, expressed in megalitres

7c: Volume of water taken from marine desalination, expressed in megalitres

7d: Volume of recycled water taken, expressed in megalitres

7e: Total volume of water (other than urban stormwater or recycled water) taken from infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7ea: Volume of potable water taken from infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7eb: Volume of non-potable or raw water (other than urban stormwater or recycled water) taken from infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7f: Volume of recycled water taken from infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7g: Total volume of water taken, expressed in megalitres

7h: Total volume of residential water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7ha: Volume of potable residential water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7hb: Volume of non-potable residential water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7i: Total volume of commercial, municipal and industrial water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7ia: Volume of potable commercial, municipal and industrial water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7ib: Volume of non-potable commercial, municipal and industrial water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7j: Total volume of water supplied, expressed in megalitres, other than the following:

(a) recycled water;
(b) urban stormwater reuse
(c) residential, commercial, municipal or industrial water

7ja: Volume of potable water supplied (other than residential, commercial, municipal or industrial water), expressed in megalitres

7jb: Total volume of non-potable water supplied, expressed in megalitres, other than the following:

(a) recycled water;
(b) urban stormwater reuse;
(c) residential, commercial, municipal, industrial or environmental water;
(d) water supplied for agricultural irrigation or managed aquifer recharge

7jc: Volume of non-potable water supplied for managed aquifer recharge (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7jd: Volume of non-potable water supplied for agricultural irrigation, expressed in megalitres

7je: Volume of non-potable water supplied for environmental use (other than water supplied for managed aquifer recharge and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7k: Total volume of potable and non-potable water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7ka: Volume of potable water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7kb: Volume of non-potable water supplied (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7kc: Volume of potable water produced (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7l: Total volume of water supplied to infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7la: Volume of potable water supplied to infrastructure operators (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7lb: Volume of non-potable water supplied to infrastructure operators (other than recycled water and urban stormwater reuse), expressed in megalitres

7m: Volume of recycled water supplied to infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7n: Total volume of treated sewage discharges from a sewage discharge point, expressed in megalitres

7na: Volume of sewage collected, expressed in megalitres

7nb: Volume of sewage supplied to infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7nc: Volume of sewage taken from infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7nd: Volume of sewage taken from sewer mining, expressed in megalitres

7ne: Volume of sewage measured at the inlet to a treatment works, expressed in megalitres

7nf: Volume of treated sewage effluent released from a treatment works, expressed in megalitres

7ng: Volume of sewage collected (other than trade waste sewage), expressed in megalitres

7nh: Volume of trade waste sewage collected, expressed in megalitres

7o: Total volume of urban stormwater discharges from a stormwater discharge point, expressed in megalitres

7oa: Volume of urban stormwater supplied to infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7ob: Volume of urban stormwater taken from infrastructure operators, expressed in megalitres

7oc: Volume of urban stormwater taken for managed aquifer recharge, expressed in megalitres

7od: Volume of urban stormwater used, expressed in megalitres

7p: Total volume of recycled water supplied, expressed in megalitres

7pa: Volume of recycled water supplied for residential use, expressed in megalitres

7pb: Volume of recycled water supplied for commercial, municipal or industrial use, expressed in megalitres

7pc: Volume of recycled water supplied for agricultural irrigation, expressed in megalitres

7pd: Volume of recycled water supplied for environmental use (other than managed aquifer recharge), expressed in megalitres

7pe: Volume of recycled water supplied for on-site use, expressed in megalitres

7pf: Volume of recycled water supplied for managed aquifer recharge, expressed in megalitres

7pg: Volume of recycled water supplied, expressed in megalitres, other than the following: 

(a) residential, commercial, environmental, municipal or industrial water;
(b) water supplied for agricultural irrigation, on-site use or managed aquifer recharge

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Information about water restrictions

8a: Water use restriction announcements


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Water quality information

9a: Electrical conductivity of surface water above the tidal limit of a watercourse, expressed in microsiemens per centimetre at 25°C

9b: Electrical conductivity of ground water, expressed in microsiemens per centimetre at 25°C

9c: Total suspended solids concentration of surface water collected above the tidal limit of a watercourse, expressed in milligrams per litre

9d: Turbidity of surface water above the tidal limit of a watercourse, expressed in nephelometric turbidity units

9e: Total phosphorus concentration of a surface water sample collected above the tidal limit of a watercourse, expressed in milligrams per litre

9f: Total nitrogen concentration of a surface water sample collected above the tidal limit of a watercourse, expressed in milligrams per litre

9g: pH of surface water collected above the tidal limit of a watercourse

9ga: pH of ground water

9h: Temperature of surface water collected above the tidal limit of a watercourse, expressed in degrees Celsius

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Water information for flood warning purposes

11a: Level of a watercourse, expressed in metres

11b: Discharge of a watercourse, expressed in cumecs

11c: Accumulated precipitation depth, including the water-equivalent precipitation depth, expressed in millimetres


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Metadata and contextual information about water information in other categories

Metadata and contextual information requirements


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