Monday, July 7th, 2014
Rainfall recorded at South Gippsland Water’s storages from the 28th June to 4th July 2014 was 61mm at Lance Creek, 66mm at Ruby Creek, 70mm at Coalition Creek, 22mm at Deep Creek, 72mm at Little Bass and 26mm at Battery Creek.
Philippe du Plessis, Managing Director, South Gippsland Water said today, “With the recent significant rainfall, storages are showing signs of recovery with the quick fill systems such as Little Bass, Coalition Creek and Fish Creek at or near capacity. Other larger systems such as Lance Creek and Ruby Creek still require further inflows, however are on the rise”.
|Reservoir||Major towns supplied||Capacity level %||Comments|
|Lance Creek||Wonthaggi, Inverloch and Cape Paterson||79||Permanent Water Saving Measures|
|Ruby Creek||Leongatha & surrounds||87||Permanent Water Saving Measures|
|Coalition Creek||Korumburra and surrounds||98||Permanent Water Saving Measures|
|Foster Dam – Deep Creek||Foster area||90||Permanent Water Saving Measures|
|Little Bass||Poowong, Nyora & 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|