Water storage data

Data for 30 July 2015
Last update at 1:00 PM 30 July 2015

Dam storage levels

69.5%

1259.0 billion litres today

0.1%

More than 29 July 2015

Avg. catchment rainfall

0 mm

Today

-0.9mm

Less than 29 July 2015

Flow into dams

2,053 ML

Today

-281ML

Less than 29 July 2015

Water use

1,025 ML

Melbourne today

7ML

More than 29 July 2015

Dam storage levels

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69.5% full at 30 July 2015

1,258,988 ML
Reservoir Total capacity (ML) Current volume (ML) % Full Rainfall recorded (mm)
Thomson 1,068,000 769,957
+1,028 since yesterday
72.1% 0 (verified)
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Cardinia 286,911 169,037
+278 since yesterday
58.9% N/A
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Upper Yarra 200,579 108,770
-183 since yesterday
54.2% 0 (verified)
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Sugarloaf 96,253 63,934
-168 since yesterday
66.4% N/A
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Silvan 40,445 36,089
-95 since yesterday
89.2% N/A
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Tarago 37,580 37,753
-35 since yesterday
100.0% N/A
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Yan Yean 30,266 26,029
0 since yesterday
86.0% N/A
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Greenvale 26,839 24,368
+51 since yesterday
90.8% N/A
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Maroondah 22,179 20,105
+229 since yesterday
90.6% 0 (verified)
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O'Shannassy 3,123 2,946
-62 since yesterday
94.3% 0 (verified)
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Total 1,812,175 1,258,988
+1,043 since yesterday
69.5% N/A

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Dam storage level

Melbourne's total dam storage level is a percentage of the combined capacity of all storage reservoirs. We include all of Melbourne's water storage areas that receive water from catchments and the desalination plant. 

Volumes are measured over a 24 hour period to 8am each day and are validated at the end of each week.

Storages

Storages over the years graph 

Monthly average storage levels of Melbourne's reservoirs over the years.  
View our interactive storage graph, displaying data from 1940 - present.

Rainfall at dams

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Catchment 24 hours to 8am Today (mm) Daily average for July Month to date (mm) July average (mm) Based on mean from previous 30 years
Thomson 0.0 3.3 126.2 102.0
Upper Yarra 0.0 3.4 131.0 106.0
Maroondah 0.0 4.7 107.0 145.0
O'Shannassy 0.0 3.2 139.6 99.0

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Rainfall

Rainfall data is a weighted average figure provided for four major catchments only. This rainfall data has been verified - for more frequent unverified data, visit our rainfall and river level section.

Flow into dams

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Catchment 24 hours to 8am today (ML) Daily average for July Month to date (ML) July average (ML) Based on mean from previous 30 years
Thomson 1,081 843.7 22,253 26,154
Upper Yarra 488 528.5 11,662 16,382
Maroondah 237 289.4 7,600 8,970
O'Shannassy 247 346.0 5,738 10,725
Total 2,053 47,253.4 62,231

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Inflow

Total volume of water flowing from our four major catchments into reservoirs.

Water use for Melbourne

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Melbourne's total daily water use 24 hours to 8am today (ML) Daily average (ML)
5 year average for Jul
Businesses & households 1,025 944

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Water use

Melbourne's total water usage each day, includes business and household usage. Total also includes Western Water.

 

 

 

 

 

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