Water storage data

Data for 26 June 2016
Last update at 1:00 PM 26 June 2016

Dam storage levels

59.2%

1071.9 billion litres today

0.1%

More than 25 June 2016

Avg. catchment rainfall

0.3 mm

Today

-11.4mm

Less than 25 June 2016

Flow into dams

1,620 ML

Today

-158ML

Less than 25 June 2016

Water use

1,022 ML

Melbourne today

12ML

More than 25 June 2016

Dam storage levels

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59.2% full at 26 June 2016

1,071,887 ML
Reservoir Total capacity (ML) Current volume (ML) % Full Rainfall recorded (mm)
Thomson 1,068,000 597,851
+186 since yesterday
56.0% 0.4 (verified)
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Cardinia 286,911 180,557
+280 since yesterday
62.9% N/A
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Upper Yarra 200,579 101,047
+94 since yesterday
50.4% 0.2 (verified)
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Sugarloaf 96,253 63,199
+703 since yesterday
65.7% N/A
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Silvan 40,445 36,073
0 since yesterday
89.2% N/A
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Tarago 37,580 34,139
+75 since yesterday
90.8% N/A
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Yan Yean 30,266 24,228
0 since yesterday
80.1% N/A
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Greenvale 26,839 21,668
-64 since yesterday
80.7% N/A
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Maroondah 22,179 10,682
+90 since yesterday
48.2% 0.2 (verified)
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O'Shannassy 3,123 2,443
-19 since yesterday
78.2% 0.4 (verified)
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Total 1,812,175 1,071,887
+1,345 since yesterday
59.1% 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 June Month to date (mm) June average (mm) Based on mean from previous 30 years
Thomson 0.4 3.7 116.6 111.0
Upper Yarra 0.2 3.5 95.4 104.0
Maroondah 0.2 3.2 100.2 97.0
O'Shannassy 0.4 4.6 120.0 138.0

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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 June Month to date (ML) June average (ML) Based on mean from previous 30 years
Thomson 771 615.1 12,706 18,454
Upper Yarra 282 330.4 3,244 9,913
Maroondah 298 218.9 6,072 6,566
O'Shannassy 269 231.9 5,545 6,957
Total 1,620 27,567 41,890

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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 Jun
Businesses & households 1,022 970

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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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