Little to no rain recorded

Monday, October 19, 2015

Rainfall recorded at South Gippsland Water’s storages from the 10th to the 16th of October 2015 was Lance Creek 2mm, Ruby Creek 1mm, Coalition Creek 1mm, Deep Creek 1mm, Little Bass 1mm and Battery Creek 0mm.

Philippe du Plessis, Managing Director, South Gippsland Water said, “The region has experienced dry conditions over the past week and as a result, storages have declined.  Customers are reminded to start activating water efficient practices such as watering gardens and lawns during the cool of the day.  Customers should also familiarise themselves with the Permanent Water Saving Rules in place across all water supply systems.  For more information, or to view these rules visit www.sgwater.com.au”.

Reservoir Major towns supplied Capacity level % Comments
Lance Creek Wonthaggi, Inverloch and Cape Paterson 95 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Ruby Creek Leongatha & surrounds 99 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Coalition Creek Korumburra and surrounds 94 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Foster Dam – Deep Creek Foster area 100 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Little Bass Poowong, Nyora & Loch 98 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Battery Creek Fish Creek 97 Permanent Water Saving Measures

 

River Systems Major Town Supplied Current Status
Tarwin Meeniyan, Dumbalk Permanent Water Saving Measures
Agnes Welshpool, Port Welshpool, Toora, Port Franklin Permanent Water Saving Measures
Tarra Yarram, Alberton, Port Albert Permanent Water Saving Measures
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