WATER CONSUMPTION
AND DROUGHT RESPONSE
WATER CONSUMPTION REPORT 2015-16
Number of customers (as at 30 June 2016)
Residential customers
712,451
Non-residential customers
52,836
Total
765,287
Potable water volume (ML)1
Residential customers
110,949
Non-residential customers
29,804
(1) Total
140,753
Recycled wastewater volume (ML)
Residential customers
322
Non-residential customers
1,211
(2) Total
1,533
(1)+(2) Total consumption (ML)2
142,286
Average annual consumption3
138,664
Non-revenue water (ML)
Leakage
7,303
Bursts
8,126
Other
3,452
(3) Total
18,881
(1)+(2)+(3) Total water all sources (ML)
161,167
1. Includes a small amount of unchlorinated water supplied directly from aqueducts.
2. Total consumption does not include water sourced from rainwater tanks or from grey water reuse.
3. Average customer usage calculated over 5 years from 2011-12 to 2015-16.
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RESIDENTIAL DEMAND - AVERAGE LITRES OF WATER PER CAPITA PER DAY
250
200
150
100
50
0
97/98
98/99
99/00
00/01
01/02
02/03
03/04
04/05
05/06
06/07
07/08
08/09
09/10
10/11
11/12
12/13
13/14
14/15
15/16
DROUGHT RESPONSE REPORT
CORPORATE WATER CONSUMPTION
Metropolitan water retailers are required to prepare
The amounts in the table below represent consumption
a Drought Response Plan with four levels of water
at Yarra Valley Water’s Lucknow Street, Mitcham office
restrictions that control the use of potable water outdoors.
and not at any treatment plants or other work sites.
Permanent Water Use Rules applied for the whole of 2015-16.
Total water consumption for 2015-16
6,320.6 kL
540
Number of FTE staff and contractors on site
Average water use per employee
11.705 kL
(kL per employee)
Total office space
10,000m2
Average water use per m2
0.632 kL
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