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Item: water use

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the volume of water diverted from a stream, extracted from groundwater, or transferred to another area for use. It is not representative of 'on-farm' or 'town' use; rather it represents the volume taken from the environment.

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date submitted 26 Feb 2016 04:44:18.648
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description the volume of water diverted from a stream, extracted from groundwater, or transferred to another area for use. It is not representative of 'on-farm' or 'town' use; rather it represents the volume taken from the environment.
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description the volume of water diverted from a stream, extracted from groundwater, or transferred to another area for use. It is not representative of 'on-farm' or 'town' use; rather it represents the volume taken from the environment.
editorial note Approved October 2013
label water use
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note This term and definition is used in technical products in the Bioregional Assessment Programme, a collaboration between the Australian Government Department of the Environment, the Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO and Geoscience Australia. For more information see http://www.bioregionalassessments.gov.au.
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rights © Commonwealth of Australia 2016. All content in this entry is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence . The Bioregional Assessment Programme requests attribution as '© Commonwealth of Australia 2016 (Bioregional Assessment Programme http://www.bioregionalassessments.gov.au)'.
source M01 Methodology for bioregional assessments of the impacts of coal seam gas and coal mining development on water resources
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