Storage and Rainfall Update

Monday, April 20, 2020

Rainfall recorded at South Gippsland Water’s storages from 11th April 2020 to 17th April 2020 was Lance Creek 19mm, Ruby Creek 23mm, Deep Creek 25mm and Battery Creek 22mm.

South Gippsland Water’s Managing Director, Philippe du Plessis said that, “All storages received around 20mm of rainfall last week and all are at satisfactory levels for this stage of the season.  Further inflows are still required for Ruby Creek before that system is fully recharged”.

South Gippsland Water’s offices remain closed to the public, however, 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, Cape Paterson, Korumburra, Poowong, Loch & Nyora 96% Permanent Water Saving Measures Melbourne Supply Utilised
Ruby Creek Leongatha and surrounds 64% Permanent Water Saving Measures
Foster Dam – Deep Creek Foster area 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