Storages drop

Monday, February 09, 2015

Rainfall recorded at South Gippsland Water’s storages from the 31st January 2015 to 6th February 2015 was Lance Creek 1mm and Ruby Creek 1mm.

Storage levels have dropped over the last week following warm dry conditions. Customers are encouraged to activate water efficient practices and ensure the Permanent Water Saving Rules are adhered to.

The Permanent Water Saving Rules include;

All hand held garden hoses to be leak free and fitted with trigger nozzles.

Paved areas may only be cleaned with water if it is required, that is, if 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) – Hand held hoses and buckets can be used at any time.

 

Reservoir Major towns supplied Capacity level % Comments
Lance Creek Wonthaggi, Inverloch and Cape Paterson 79 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Ruby Creek Leongatha & surrounds 77 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Coalition Creek Korumburra and surrounds 76 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Foster Dam – Deep Creek Foster area 100 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Little Bass Poowong, Nyora & Loch 72 Permanent Water Saving Measures
Battery Creek Fish Creek 87 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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