Water withdrawal by source
Volumes of water withdrawal for groundwater, rainwater, and municipal water, remain relatively similar in FY20 to FY19 values.
Surface water withdrawal has increased considerably compared to FY19, up approximately 30%, mainly due to increased withdrawal at AGL Macquarie (65,905,790 kL compared to 28,376,300 kL in FY19).
The Somerton Power Station reported waste water consumption from the demineralisation plant, with monthly figures provided to Yarra Valley Water.
Data reported above excludes produced water from Camden Gas Project (refer to 'Produced water - volume').
Data reported above excludes water that is passed through AGL's hydro generation facilities (refer to 'Managed water').
Data reported above excludes water used for cooling at AGL Torrens (refer to 'Managed water').
Data reported above excludes water used for cooling at Liddell Power station (refer to 'Managed water').