Water storage data

Data for 2 August 2015
Last update at 2:00 PM 02 August 2015

Dam storage levels

69.6%

1262.2 billion litres today

0%

Same as 01 August 2015

Avg. catchment rainfall

3.6 mm

Today

-3.7mm

Less than 01 August 2015

Flow into dams

2,258 ML

Today

199ML

More than 01 August 2015

Water use

981 ML

Melbourne today

20ML

More than 01 August 2015

Dam storage levels

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69.6% full at 2 August 2015

1,262,179 ML
Reservoir Total capacity (ML) Current volume (ML) % Full Rainfall recorded (mm)
Thomson 1,068,000 772,500
+902 since yesterday
72.3% 3 (verified)
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Cardinia 286,911 169,647
+278 since yesterday
59.1% N/A
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Upper Yarra 200,579 108,306
-138 since yesterday
54.0% 2.4 (verified)
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Sugarloaf 96,253 63,332
-201 since yesterday
65.8% N/A
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Silvan 40,445 36,216
0 since yesterday
89.5% N/A
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Tarago 37,580 37,781
0 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 24,527
+76 since yesterday
91.4% N/A
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Maroondah 22,179 20,934
+331 since yesterday
94.4% 0.4 (verified)
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O'Shannassy 3,123 2,907
+48 since yesterday
93.1% 12.4 (verified)
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Total 1,812,175 1,262,179
+1,296 since yesterday
69.6% 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 August Month to date (mm) August average (mm) Based on mean from previous 30 years
Thomson 3.0 3.3 9.0 103.0
Upper Yarra 2.4 3.8 13.4 119.0
Maroondah 0.4 5.1 5.8 159.0
O'Shannassy 12.4 3.4 16.6 105.0

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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 August Month to date (ML) August average (ML) Based on mean from previous 30 years
Thomson 966 1,068.4 1,952 33,121
Upper Yarra 582 737.4 1,096 22,860
Maroondah 339 345.9 615 10,723
O'Shannassy 371 443.0 654 13,734
Total 2,258 4,317 80,438

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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 Aug
Businesses & households 981 957

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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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