Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Storage and Rainfall Update
Rainfall recorded at South Gippsland Water’s storages from 12th January – 19th January 2018 was Lance Creek 21mm, Ruby Creek 40mm, Coalition Creek 40mm, Deep Creek 26mm, Little Bass 43mm and Battery Creek 44mm.
Philippe du Plessis, Managing Director of South Gippsland Water said, “Storages continue to decline as we move further into the summer. South Gippsland Water continues to closely monitor the Coalition Creek system”.
Customers are requested to ensure they are following the Permanent Water Saving Rules which are in place all year. The top three rules to remember are;
1) Water during the cool – Between 6pm and 10am.
2) Sweep, don’t hose – Hosing hard surfaces such as paths and driveways is not permitted.
3) Install trigger nozzles – All outdoor hoses are required to be leak free and fitted with trigger nozzles”.
More information is available at the South Gippsland Water Website: www.sgwater.com.au/services/water/permanent-water-saving-rules. 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 and Cape Paterson||88||Permanent Water Saving Measures|
|Ruby Creek||Leongatha and surrounds||80||Permanent Water Saving Measures|
|Coalition Creek||Korumburra and surrounds||78||Permanent Water Saving Measures|
|Foster Dam – Deep Creek||Foster area||99||Permanent Water Saving Measures|
|Little Bass||Poowong, Nyora and Loch||88||Permanent Water Saving Measures|
|Battery Creek||Fish Creek||93||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|