Storage and Rainfall Update

Monday, March 30th, 2020

Rainfall recorded at South Gippsland Water’s storages from 21 March 2020 to 27 March 2020 -.was Lance Creek 1mm, Ruby Creek 1mm, Deep Creek 4mm and Battery Creek 13mm.

South Gippsland Water’s Managing Director, Philippe du Plessis said that, “Storages remain at satisfactory levels for this time of the year, allowing South Gippsland Water staff to focus on ensuring essential water and sewerage services remain in operation”.

In response to and to help limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), South Gippsland Water has closed its office at 14-18 Pioneer Street Foster to the public.  Essential services of water and sewerage remain unchanged. Our friendly Customer Service Team can still be reached on 1300 851 636 to assist with any questions or concerns customers may have.

Reservoir Major towns supplied Capacity level % Current Status
Lance Creek Wonthaggi, Inverloch, Cape Paterson, Korumburra, Poowong, Loch & Nyora 91% Permanent Water Saving Measures

Melbourne Supply Utilised

Ruby Creek Leongatha and surrounds 66% Permanent Water Saving Measures
Foster Dam – Deep Creek Foster area 91% Permanent Water Saving Measures
Battery Creek Fish Creek 96% 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