Greenvale Reservoir

​Greenvale Reservoir supplies the north-western and western suburbs of Melbourne. The dam was completed in 1971 and is a rolled earthfill and rockfill embankment.

Rainfall figures for Greenvale Reservoir

Storage and rainfall data

Use our interactive web application to view current storage levels and catchment rainfall for Greenvale Reservoir:


Key rainfall facts (mm)

​Month Wettest​ ​Driest ​Average
January​ 97.4 (2011)​ ​1.4 (2009) 43.7​
February​ ​179.6 (2005) 0.6 (1991)​ 47.3
March​ ​136.2 (2001) 6.0 (1998)​ 42.5
April​ 147.6 (1974)​ 9.0 (2008)​ 48.6
May​ 116.2 (1974)​ 8.8 (2005)​ 45.8
June​ 128.2 (1977)​ ​10.2 (1974) 48.7
July​ 110.6 (1987)​ ​12.4 (1994) 44.9
August​ 112.4 (1975)​ 20.2 (1977)​ 51.6
September​ 117.6 (2016)​ 14.4 (2007)​ 55.1
October​ 152.6 (2000)​ 6.8 (2007)​ 59.0
November​ 146.8 (2010)​ 14.8 (1982)​ 63.9
December​ 146.6 (1985)​ 3.6 (1972)​ 51.9
Total rainfall​ 838.8 (1974)​ 368.8 (1997)​ 603.0
 

Historical rainfall data (1972-2016)


Location of Greenvale Reservoir

Key facts

  • Catchment area:
    350 hectares (off stream storage)
  • Surface area:
    174 hectares
  • Total capacity:
    26,839 megalitres
  • Dam height:
    52 metres
  • Dam length:
    2,500 metres

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