4610.0 - Water Account, Australia, 2009-10 Quality Declaration
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This section presents the monetary supply and use tables for water and related services and other monetary information related to water supply. The Monetary water accounts presented by the Australian Bureau of Statistics follow the System of Environmental-Economic Accounts for Water (SEEA–Water) and the Supply–Use framework of the Australian National Accounts. This section covers the following:
The scope of the section is limited to distributed water, reuse water and waste water, sewerage and drainage services. Distributed water and reuse water are defined in the Glossary. Distributed water is further subdivided as follows:
Note that for National and Environmental Accounting purposes we consider the Water supply industry to provide the service of 'water delivery' rather than being the seller of a product (water).
Many economic entities use self-extracted water for their own use, such as farms for irrigation or hydropower plants to generate electricity. Estimates for the monetary value of self-extracted water are not included in this section due to lack of reliable data.
The main findings of this section are: