Localised rainfall sees some reservoir levels boosted

Monday, July 06, 2015

Rainfall recorded at South Gippsland Water’s storages from the 27th June 2015 to 3rd July 2015 was Lance Creek 24mm, Ruby Creek 8mm, Coalition Creek 8mm, Deep Creek 18mm, Little Bass 8mm and Battery Creek 18mm.

Philippe du Plessis, Managing Director, South Gippsland Water said, “Decent rainfall in some catchments saw some storages rise, whilst in comparison, low rainfall in others areas saw storages decline.  The majority of storages are yet to reach 100% capacity this winter”.

Reservoir Major towns supplied Capacity level % Comments
Lance Creek Wonthaggi, Inverloch and Cape Paterson 73 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Ruby Creek Leongatha & surrounds 63 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Coalition Creek Korumburra and surrounds 87 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Foster Dam – Deep Creek Foster area 100 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Little Bass Poowong, Nyora & Loch 100 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Battery Creek Fish Creek 86 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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