Storages Recover

Monday, July 07, 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
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