Rain Brings Welcome Storage Boost

Monday, June 30, 2014

  • Little Bass Reservoir Jumps from 54% to 100% Capacity

Rainfall recorded at South Gippsland Water’s storages from the 21st June to 27th June 2014 was 44mm at Lance Creek, 38mm at Ruby Creek, 31mm at Coalition Creek, 47mm at Deep Creek, 34mm at Little Bass and 59mm at Battery Creek.

Philippe du Plessis, Managing Director, South Gippsland Water said today, “The winter break has arrived with rain across all catchments boosting storages. Little Bass has increased by 100ML, going from 54% to 100% full over the last week. Coalition Creek has also had significant inflows of 50ML and now sits at 72% capacity”.

 

Reservoir Major towns supplied Capacity level % Comments
Lance Creek Wonthaggi, Inverloch and Cape Paterson 72 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Ruby Creek Leongatha & surrounds 61 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Coalition Creek Korumburra and surrounds 72 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Foster Dam – Deep Creek Foster area 84 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Little Bass Poowong, Nyora & Loch 100 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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