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Water in storages

The information on water in storage in the Murray–Darling Basin is updated fortnightly.
Whole of Basin total
89%(19,781 of 22,258 GL)
Northern Basin total
83%(3,909 of 4,710 GL)
90% (572 of 635 GL)
Pindari Lake
Total Capacity: 312 GLCurrent volume: 315 GLFull: 101%Active storage: 315 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Glenlyon Lake
Total Capacity: 254 GLCurrent volume: 190 GLFull: 75%Active storage: 189 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Lake Coolmunda
Total Capacity: 69 GLCurrent volume: 67 GLFull: 98%Active storage: 67 GLDead storage: 0 GL
E.J. Beardmore Dam
Total Capacity: 82 GLCurrent volume: 58 GLFull: 71%Active storage: 55 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Jack Taylor Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 9 GLFull: 85%Active storage: 7 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Cooby Creek Reservoir
Total Capacity: 21 GLCurrent volume: 3 GLFull: 15%Active storage: 1 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Lake Leslie
Total Capacity: 106 GLCurrent volume: 60 GLFull: 57%Active storage: 58 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Chinchilla Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 9 GLFull: 89%Active storage: 8 GLDead storage: 0 GL
85% (1,160 of 1,364 GL)
Lake Copeton
Total Capacity: 1,364 GLCurrent volume: 1,160 GLFull: 85%Active storage: 1,142 GLDead storage: 19 GL
85% (1,332 of 1,558 GL)
Lake Burrendong
Total Capacity: 1,190 GLCurrent volume: 1,198 GLFull: 101%Active storage: 1,164 GLDead storage: 34 GL
Lake Windamere
Total Capacity: 368 GLCurrent volume: 134 GLFull: 37%Active storage: 133 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Keepit
Total Capacity: 426 GLCurrent volume: 418 GLFull: 98%Active storage: 412 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Chaffey Dam
Total Capacity: 101 GLCurrent volume: 104 GLFull: 104%Active storage: 102 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Split Rock Reservoir
Total Capacity: 397 GLCurrent volume: 183 GLFull: 46%Active storage: 180 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Lachlan catchment *
%
97% (1,213 of 1,253 GL)
Lake Wyanngala
Total Capacity: 1,217 GLCurrent volume: 1,186 GLFull: 97%Active storage: 1,185 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Carcoar Lake
Total Capacity: 36 GLCurrent volume: 27 GLFull: 76%Active storage: 27 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Southern Basin total
90%(14,659 of 16,296 GL)
101% (41 of 40 GL)
Lake Nillahcootie
Total Capacity: 40 GLCurrent volume: 41 GLFull: 101%Active storage: 40 GLDead storage: 1 GL
56% (171 of 305 GL)
Lake Eppalock
Total Capacity: 305 GLCurrent volume: 171 GLFull: 56%Active storage: 170 GLDead storage: 1 GL
83% (3,142 of 3,766 GL)
Lake Eildon
Total Capacity: 3,334 GLCurrent volume: 2,728 GLFull: 82%Active storage: 2,644 GLDead storage: 84 GL
Waranga Basin
Total Capacity: 432 GLCurrent volume: 414 GLFull: 96%Active storage: 289 GLDead storage: 125 GL
Cairn Curran Reservoir
Total Capacity: 147 GLCurrent volume: 96 GLFull: 65%Active storage: 95 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Tullaroop Reservoir
Total Capacity: 72 GLCurrent volume: 53 GLFull: 74%Active storage: 46 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Lower Darling catchment
114% (1,976 of 1,731 GL)
Menindee Lakes
Total Capacity: 1,731 GLCurrent volume: 1,976 GLFull: 114%Active storage: 1,940 GLDead storage: 36 GL
103% (1,978 of 1,924 GL)
Lake Albert
Current volume: 288 GLFull: 103%
Lake Alexandrina
Current volume: 1,690 GLFull: 103%
Lower Murray catchment
90% (609 of 677 GL)
Lake Victoria
Total Capacity: 677 GLCurrent volume: 609 GLFull: 90%Active storage: 509 GLDead storage: 100 GL
94% (2,498 of 2,659 GL)
Blowering Reservoir
Total Capacity: 1,631 GLCurrent volume: 1,562 GLFull: 96%Active storage: 1,538 GLDead storage: 24 GL
Lake Burrinjuck
Total Capacity: 1,028 GLCurrent volume: 936 GLFull: 91%Active storage: 932 GLDead storage: 3 GL
76% (28 of 37 GL)
Lake William Hovell
Total Capacity: 14 GLCurrent volume: 14 GLFull: 101%Active storage: 13 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Bufalo
Total Capacity: 24 GLCurrent volume: 15 GLFull: 62%Active storage: 10 GLDead storage: 5 GL
88% (6,045 of 6,861 GL)
Lake Hume
Total Capacity: 3,005 GLCurrent volume: 2,918 GLFull: 97%Active storage: 2,896 GLDead storage: 23 GL
Lake Dartmouth
Total Capacity: 3,856 GLCurrent volume: 3,127 GLFull: 81%Active storage: 3,056 GLDead storage: 71 GL
** The Lower Lakes are not a consumptive storage for South Australia. Water in the lakes is a combination of South Australia entitlement flow, volume for dilution to reduce salinity and to mitigate the impact of seawater intrusion. At times, environmental water may be used in the lakes to enhance environmental outcomes and to maintain Barrage releases. Releases of water at the barrages are closely managed to optimise environmental and water quality outcomes, consistent with the Murray–Darling Basin Plan.

For additional current water data and information, please refer to:

New South Wales - Department of IndustryWaterNSW
Queensland - Department of Natural Resources and Water
South Australia - Department of Water
Victoria - Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning,  Goulburn-Murray Water

This assessment of water in storage does not include water in private storage.