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Presented is an assessment of regional water demand from the Water Corporation and Integrated Water Supply Scheme (IWSS), commonly know as the “Scheme”. The subsystem of the IWSS that services a large proportion of the Avon River Basin is known as the Goldfields and Agricultural Water Supply (G&AWS) Scheme. The following assessment includes an analysis of potential alternative water supplies in addition to the cost of water within the Avon Region. The objective of undertaking the assessment was to provide recommendations to the Avon Catchment Council for informing priorities
for investment and in setting targets for reduced reliance on the Water Corporation Scheme.