Monday, February 24th, 2014
Rainfall recorded at South Gippsland Water’s storages from the 15th February to 21st February 2014 was; Lance Creek 13.5mm, Ruby Creek 27mm, Coalition Creek 27mm, Deep Creek 13mm Little Bass 31mm and Battery Creek 13mm.
Ravi Raveendran of South Gippsland Water said today, “Rainfall was recorded in all catchments over the last week, however due to the hot dry weather already experienced this summer, South Gippsland Water will continue to supplement water supplies for Korumburra with water from the Tarwin River.
All customers are reminded that Permanent Water Saving Rules are in force for all water supply systems.
The Permanent Water Saving Rules include;
– All hand held garden hoses to be leak free and fitted with trigger nozzles.
– Only clean paved areas with water if it is required and there is a health or safety hazard, or if staining has occurred and then only once a year.
– Fountains and water features can be used only if they recirculate water.
– Water gardens and lawns with sprinkler systems between 6pm and 10am (during the cool).