Storage and Rainfall Update

Monday, September 17, 2018

Rainfall recorded at South Gippsland Water’s storages from 8th September – 14th September 2018 was Lance Creek 3mm, Ruby Creek 1mm, Coalition Creek 0mm, Deep Creek 2mm, Little Bass 3mm and Battery Creek 2mm.

South Gippsland Water’s Managing Director, Philippe du Plessis said “Reservoir levels remain unchanged with little rainfall over the last week. South Gippsland Water continues work in testing the Melbourne Supply Connection at Lance Creek Water Treatment Plant, as a result, customers of Inverloch, Cape Paterson and Wonthaggi may notice a change in taste of their water”.

Any customers who have questions or concerns regarding their water supply can contact South Gippsland Water’s friendly Customer Service Team on 1300 851 636.

Reservoir Major towns supplied Capacity level % Current Status
Lance Creek Wonthaggi, Inverloch and Cape Paterson 100 Permanent Water Saving Measures

Melbourne Supply System currently being utilised

Ruby Creek Leongatha and surrounds 98 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Coalition Creek Korumburra and surrounds 100 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Foster Dam – Deep Creek Foster area 100 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Little Bass Poowong, Nyora and Loch 100 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Battery Creek Fish Creek 100 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