Adelaide Plains WAP T1 Aquifer Potentiometric Surface Contours

Dataset Number2670
Dataset TitleAdelaide Plains WAP T1 Aquifer Potentiometric Surface Contours
CustodianData Authority: Department for Environment and Water
Data Provider: Department for Environment and Water


DescriptionContours representing the potentiometric surface of the groundwater pressure level in the T1 aquifer of the Adelaide Plains sub-basin in February 2022.
UsageDelineation of potentiometric surface contours for assessment criteria for the Adelaide Plains Water Allocation Plan

Data Quality

LineageP:\Projects_Science\Water Resource Assessments\Annual\2021-22\Data\Adelaide Plains\Pot_surfaces\Maps\Adelaide_Plains_T1_pot_surface. Potentiometric surfaces were created using the Minimum Curvature interpolation method in the software Surfer (version 12.8.1009).
CompletenessComplete as of February 2022
Positional AccuracyAccuracy dependent on scale of capture.

Geographic Extent

Extent NameSouth Australia
Min Easting or Longitude129
Min Northing or Latitude-38.25
Max Easting or Longitude141
Max Northing or Latitude-26

Dataset Status

Initially AcquiredFebruary 2022
Last UpdatedCURRENT
Update FrequencyAs required
Maintenance MethodUpdated as required
AusGOALCC BY (Attribution)


TableNameField AliasData TypeDescription
Primary TableElev_m_AHD Floating PointThe groundwater pressure level is given in metres relative to the Australian Height Datum.

Contact Information

OrganisationDepartment for Environment and Water
Strategy and Advice
Postal Address