Water storage data

Data for 23 April 2017
Last update at 5:00 PM 23 April 2017

Dam storage levels

64.1%

1162.1 billion litres today

-0.1%

Less than 22 April 2017

Avg. catchment rainfall

0.5 mm

Today

-3.1mm

Less than 22 April 2017

Flow into dams

402 ML

Today

-195ML

Less than 22 April 2017

Water use

1,085 ML

Melbourne today

82ML

More than 22 April 2017

Dam storage levels

Hide details [-]

64.1% full at 23 April 2017

1,162,117 ML
Reservoir Total capacity (ML) Current volume (ML) % Full Rainfall recorded (mm)
Thomson 1,068,000 680,701
-1,137 since yesterday
63.7% 1 (verified)
View hourly unverified
Cardinia 286,911 174,191
+118 since yesterday
60.7% N/A
View hourly unverified
Upper Yarra 200,579 101,591
-283 since yesterday
50.6% 0 (verified)
View hourly unverified
Sugarloaf 96,253 75,451
-223 since yesterday
78.4% N/A
View hourly unverified
Silvan 40,445 35,575
+356 since yesterday
88.0% N/A
View hourly unverified
Tarago 37,580 33,363
0 since yesterday
88.8% N/A
View hourly unverified
Yan Yean 30,266 26,274
0 since yesterday
86.8% N/A
View hourly unverified
Greenvale 26,839 23,320
0 since yesterday
86.9% N/A
View hourly unverified
Maroondah 22,179 9,805
+99 since yesterday
44.2% 0 (verified)
View hourly unverified
O'Shannassy 3,123 1,846
-20 since yesterday
59.1% 0 (verified)
View hourly unverified
Total 1,812,175 1,162,117
-1,090 since yesterday
64.1% N/A

Download this data (.CSV)

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

Show details [+]
Catchment 24 hours to 8am Today (mm) Daily average for April Month to date (mm) April average (mm) Based on mean from previous 30 years
Thomson 1.0 2.5 32.0 76.2
Upper Yarra 0.0 2.4 38.2 70.8
Maroondah 0.0 2.6 56.2 79.5
O'Shannassy 0.0 2.6 49.0 79.4

Download this data (.CSV)

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

Show details [+]
Catchment 24 hours to 8am today (ML) Daily average for April Month to date (ML) April average (ML) Based on mean from previous 30 years
Thomson 106 226.4 3,308 6,793
Upper Yarra 139 105.6 2,221 3,168
Maroondah 110 115.1 2,895 3,454
O'Shannassy 47 111.0 1,720 3,331
Total 402 10,144 16,746

Download this data (.CSV)

Inflow

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

Water use for Melbourne

Show details [+]
Melbourne's total daily water use 24 hours to 8am today (ML) Daily average (ML)
5 year average for Apr
Businesses & households 1,085 1,071

Download this data (.CSV)

Water use

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

 

 

 

 

 

Disclaimer 

While all due skill and attention has been taken in collecting, validating and providing data, Melbourne Water Corporation shall not be liable in any way for loss of any kind including damages, costs, interest, loss of profits or special loss or damage, arising from any error, inaccuracy, incompleteness or other defect in this information.
 
In utilising this information the recipient acknowledges that Melbourne Water Corporation makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of this information and the recipient should therefore carry out their own investigations if appropriate.
Copyright Melbourne Water