Monday, February 9th, 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|