Storage and Rainfall Update 6 April 2020

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Storage and Rainfall Update

Rainfall recorded at South Gippsland Water’s storages from 27 March 2020 to 3 April 2020 was Lance Creek 5mm, Ruby Creek 22mm, Deep Creek 19mm and Battery Creek 19mm.

Rainfall for the month of March 2020 was recorded as Lance Creek 53mm, Ruby Creek 47mm, Deep Creek 46mm and Battery Creek 57mm.

South Gippsland Water are monitoring storage systems and river flows. Mr du Plessis, Managing Director said today that, “Our staff are continuing to focus on the delivery of water and wastewater services.

Essential planned and reactive programs and works are continuing. Additional sanitisation and social distancing precautions are in place to assist in combating the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

We ask that if you see South Gippsland Water staff out and about, please respect their space by staying at least 1.5 metres away so they can do their jobs safely”

South Gippsland Water are committed to maintaining our services to our customer’s, thank you for your patience during this challenging time. Stay up to date by following us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram or visit Our Customer Service Team is available on 1300 851 636 7 days a week.


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


Ruby Creek Leongatha and surrounds 64% Permanent Water Saving Measures
Foster Dam – Deep Creek Foster area 92% 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