Monday, December 9th, 2019
Rainfall recorded at South Gippsland Water’s storages from 30th November to 6th December 2019 was Lance Creek 31mm, Ruby Creek 40mm, Deep Creek 72mm and Battery Creek 40mm.
South Gippsland Water’s Managing Director, Philippe du Plessis said that, “Storages are currently in good shape as we near the end of 2019. Recent summer rainfall has helped boost storages and mild weather keeping demand steady. Permanent Water Saving Rules are in place across the region and all customers are encouraged to follow the rules”.
Permanent Water Saving Rules Snapshot:
- Water during the cool – Between 6pm and 10am.
- Sweep, don’t hose – Hosing hard surfaces such as paths and driveways is not permitted.
- Install trigger nozzles – All outdoor hoses are required to be leak free and fitted with trigger nozzles”.
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, Cape Paterson, Korumburra, Poowong, Loch & Nyora||96%||Permanent Water Saving Measures
Melbourne Supply Utilised
|Ruby Creek||Leongatha and surrounds||98%||Permanent Water Saving Measures|
|Foster Dam – Deep Creek||Foster area||92%||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|