Water storage data

Data for 30 January 2015
Last update at 11:00 AM 30 January 2015

Dam storage levels

75.3%

1365.2 billion litres today

-0.1%

Less than 29 January 2015

Avg. catchment rainfall

4.1 mm

Today

3.6mm

More than 29 January 2015

Flow into dams

397 ML

Today

235ML

More than 29 January 2015

Water use

1,297 ML

Melbourne today

0ML

Same as 29 January 2015

Dam storage levels

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75.3% full at 30 January 2015

1,365,187 ML
Reservoir Total capacity (ML) Current volume (ML) % Full Rainfall recorded (mm)
Thomson 1,068,000 826,631
+94 since yesterday
77.4% 7.6 (verified)
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Cardinia 286,911 178,234
-19 since yesterday
62.1% N/A
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Upper Yarra 200,579 143,418
-776 since yesterday
71.5% 1.4 (verified)
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Sugarloaf 96,253 86,486
-123 since yesterday
89.9% N/A
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Silvan 40,445 34,878
-186 since yesterday
86.2% N/A
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Tarago 37,580 36,804
-54 since yesterday
97.9% N/A
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Yan Yean 30,266 26,350
-26 since yesterday
87.1% N/A
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Greenvale 26,839 16,937
-62 since yesterday
63.1% N/A
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Maroondah 22,179 13,202
-144 since yesterday
59.5% 0 (verified)
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O'Shannassy 3,123 2,247
-29 since yesterday
72.0% 1.2 (verified)
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Total 1,812,175 1,365,187
-1,325 since yesterday
75.3% 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 January Month to date (mm) January average (mm) Based on mean from previous 30 years
Thomson 7.6 1.9 86.6 58.0
Upper Yarra 1.4 1.9 58.6 60.0
Maroondah 0.0 2.1 32.2 66.0
O'Shannassy 1.2 2.0 55.6 63.0

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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 January Month to date (ML) January average (ML) Based on mean from previous 30 years
Thomson 266 243.1 5,857 7,536
Upper Yarra 26 148.7 888 4,609
Maroondah 43 141.8 2,490 4,397
O'Shannassy 62 157.4 2,482 4,879
Total 397 11,717 21,421

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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 Jan
Businesses & households 1,297 1,211

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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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