Water Storages

CHW Reservoir Water Storages, as at 14 May 2019

Ballarat System

Reservoir Total Capacity (ML) Current Volume (ML) Current Volume (% full)
Beales Reservoir 415 24 5.8 %
Cosgrave Reservoir 680 518 76.2 %
Gong Gong Reservoir 1,902 652 34.3 %
Kirks Reservoir 400 270 67.5 %
Lal Lal Reservoir (CHW Share)* 35,670 24,140 67.7 %
Lal Lal Reservoir (Total)* 59,549 35,720 60.0 %
Moorabool Reservoir 6,192 1,847 29.8 %
Newlyn Reservoir - 2 -
Pincotts Reservoir 218 137 62.9 %
White Swan Reservoir 14,107 8,192 58.1 %
Wilsons Reservoir 1,010 88 8.7 %

All Ballarat System reservoirs are actively used for urban water supply, with additional water available from groundwater sources and the Goldfields Superpipe

*Lal Lal Reservoir is shared with other downstream users, including for environmental purposes

 

Maryborough System

Reservoir Total Capacity (ML) Current Volume (ML) Current Volume (% full)
Centenary Reservoir 180 169 93.8 %
Evansford Reservoir 1,346 972 72.2 %
Talbot Reservoir 846 279 33.0 %
Tullaroop Reservoir (CHW Share) - 1,023  -

All Maryborough System reservoirs are actively used for urban water supply, with additional water available from groundwater sources and water trade to Tullaroop Reservoir

 

Daylesford System

Reservoir Total Capacity (ML) Current Volume (ML) Current Volume (% full)
Bullarto Reservoir 219 73 33.5 %
Hepburn Reservoir 28 23 82.9 %
Wombat Reservoir 548 351 64.1%

All Daylesford System reservoirs are actively used for urban water supply, with additional water available from groundwater sources

 

Other Reservoir Storages

System Reservoir Total Capacity (ML) Current Volume (ML) Current Volume (% full)
Amphitheatre Amphitheatre Reservoir(1) 70.4 20 28.2 %
Avoca Lead Dam (2)  59 41 34.5 %
Avoca Sugarloaf Reservoir(2) 304 130 42.6 %
Beaufort Musical Gully Reservoir (1) 253 155 61.3 %
Beaufort Troy's Reservoir (3) 68 6 8.4 %
Blackwood Blackwood Basins (1) 37.5 15 38.8 %
Dean Dean Reservoir (2) 104 66 63.8 %
Landsborough Landsborough Reservoir (2) 136 43 31.8 %
Lexton Lexton Reservoir (2) 120 104 86.6 %
Redbank Redbank Reservoir (2) 132 4 3.2 %

(1) Reservoir is actively used for urban water supply, supplemented with groundwater sources

(2) Reservoir is no longer used for urban water supply, supply is now sourced solely from groundwater

(3) Reservoir is no longer used for urban water supply, supply is now sourced from other reservoirs

 

Note: There are no reservoir storages in the Clunes, Forest Hill, Learmonth and Waubra water supply systems. These townships are sourced solely from groundwater.

 

For further details of CHW's water supply system systems, please refer to the latest Annual Water Outlook and Urban Water Strategy.