Water storage data

Data for 23 September 2017
Last update at 4:00 PM 23 September 2017

Dam storage levels

69.3%

1255.7 billion litres today

0.1%

More than 22 September 2017

Avg. catchment rainfall

0 mm

Today

0mm

Same as 22 September 2017

Flow into dams

3,244 ML

Today

84ML

More than 22 September 2017

Water use

1,162 ML

Melbourne today

32ML

More than 22 September 2017

Dam storage levels

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69.3% full at 23 September 2017

1,255,693 ML
Reservoir Total capacity (ML) Current volume (ML) % Full Rainfall recorded (mm)
Thomson 1,068,000 695,542
+1,291 since yesterday
65.1% 0 (verified)
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Cardinia 286,911 192,735
+29 since yesterday
67.2% N/A
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Upper Yarra 200,579 137,053
+701 since yesterday
68.3% 0 (verified)
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Sugarloaf 96,253 82,577
+398 since yesterday
85.8% N/A
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Silvan 40,445 34,952
-137 since yesterday
86.4% N/A
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Tarago 37,580 35,841
+24 since yesterday
95.4% N/A
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Yan Yean 30,266 27,058
+26 since yesterday
89.4% N/A
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Greenvale 26,839 25,485
-49 since yesterday
95.0% N/A
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Maroondah 22,179 21,266
+137 since yesterday
95.9% 0 (verified)
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O'Shannassy 3,123 3,184
-8 since yesterday
100.0% 0 (verified)
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Total 1,812,175 1,255,693
+2,412 since yesterday
69.3% 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 September Month to date (mm) September average (mm) Based on mean from previous 30 years
Thomson 0.0 3.6 105.2 108.1
Upper Yarra 0.0 4.0 111.2 118.6
Maroondah 0.0 3.7 91.6 110.3
O'Shannassy 0.0 5.1 190.2 154.2

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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 September Month to date (ML) September average (ML) Based on mean from previous 30 years
Thomson 1,344 1,155.8 35,000 34,675
Upper Yarra 1,034 772.7 27,359 23,180
Maroondah 339 348.2 9,063 10,446
O'Shannassy 527 461.4 13,806 13,842
Total 3,244 85,228 82,143

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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 Sep
Businesses & households 1,162 1,010

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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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