Water in storages

The information on water in storage in the Murray–Darling Basin is updated fortnightly.
Whole of Basin total
68%(15,215 of 22,255 GL)
Northern Basin total
58%(2,730 of 4,706 GL)
87% (551 of 635 GL)
Pindari Lake
Total Capacity: 312 GLCurrent volume: 312 GLFull: 100%Active storage: 312 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Glenlyon Lake
Total Capacity: 254 GLCurrent volume: 184 GLFull: 72%Active storage: 183 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Lake Coolmunda
Total Capacity: 69 GLCurrent volume: 55 GLFull: 80%Active storage: 55 GLDead storage: 0 GL
E.J. Beardmore Dam
Total Capacity: 82 GLCurrent volume: 54 GLFull: 67%Active storage: 51 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Jack Taylor Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 8 GLFull: 78%Active storage: 6 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Cooby Creek Reservoir
Total Capacity: 21 GLCurrent volume: 10 GLFull: 46%Active storage: 8 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Lake Leslie
Total Capacity: 106 GLCurrent volume: 15 GLFull: 14%Active storage: 13 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Chinchilla Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 5 GLFull: 53%Active storage: 5 GLDead storage: 0 GL
50% (683 of 1,361 GL)
Lake Copeton
Total Capacity: 1,361 GLCurrent volume: 683 GLFull: 50%Active storage: 664 GLDead storage: 19 GL
62% (964 of 1,556 GL)
Lake Burrendong
Total Capacity: 1,188 GLCurrent volume: 792 GLFull: 67%Active storage: 758 GLDead storage: 34 GL
Lake Windamere
Total Capacity: 368 GLCurrent volume: 172 GLFull: 47%Active storage: 171 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Keepit
Total Capacity: 425 GLCurrent volume: 230 GLFull: 54%Active storage: 223 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Chaffey Dam
Total Capacity: 103 GLCurrent volume: 91 GLFull: 89%Active storage: 89 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Split Rock Reservoir
Total Capacity: 397 GLCurrent volume: 119 GLFull: 30%Active storage: 115 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Lachlan catchment *
%
78% (981 of 1,256 GL)
Lake Wyanngala
Total Capacity: 1,220 GLCurrent volume: 950 GLFull: 78%Active storage: 949 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Carcoar Lake
Total Capacity: 36 GLCurrent volume: 31 GLFull: 87%Active storage: 31 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Southern Basin total
71%(11,504 of 16,294 GL)
90% (36 of 40 GL)
Lake Nillahcootie
Total Capacity: 40 GLCurrent volume: 36 GLFull: 90%Active storage: 35 GLDead storage: 1 GL
86% (261 of 305 GL)
Lake Eppalock
Total Capacity: 305 GLCurrent volume: 261 GLFull: 86%Active storage: 260 GLDead storage: 1 GL
71% (2,655 of 3,766 GL)
Lake Eildon
Total Capacity: 3,334 GLCurrent volume: 2,378 GLFull: 71%Active storage: 2,294 GLDead storage: 84 GL
Waranga Basin
Total Capacity: 432 GLCurrent volume: 277 GLFull: 64%Active storage: 152 GLDead storage: 125 GL
Cairn Curran Reservoir
Total Capacity: 147 GLCurrent volume: 112 GLFull: 76%Active storage: 112 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Tullaroop Reservoir
Total Capacity: 72 GLCurrent volume: 54 GLFull: 76%Active storage: 47 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Lower Darling catchment
29% (501 of 1,731 GL)
Menindee Lakes
Total Capacity: 1,731 GLCurrent volume: 501 GLFull: 29%Active storage: 465 GLDead storage: 36 GL
96% (1,928 of 2,015 GL)
Lake Albert
Current volume: 271 GLFull: 97%
Lake Alexandrina
Current volume: 1,657 GLFull: 101%
Lower Murray catchment
98% (665 of 677 GL)
Lake Victoria
Total Capacity: 677 GLCurrent volume: 665 GLFull: 98%Active storage: 565 GLDead storage: 100 GL
59% (1,559 of 2,657 GL)
Blowering Reservoir
Total Capacity: 1,631 GLCurrent volume: 916 GLFull: 56%Active storage: 892 GLDead storage: 24 GL
Lake Burrinjuck
Total Capacity: 1,026 GLCurrent volume: 643 GLFull: 63%Active storage: 639 GLDead storage: 3 GL
99% (37 of 38 GL)
Lake William Hovell
Total Capacity: 14 GLCurrent volume: 14 GLFull: 99%Active storage: 13 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Bufalo
Total Capacity: 24 GLCurrent volume: 23 GLFull: 98%Active storage: 18 GLDead storage: 5 GL
82% (5,624 of 6,861 GL)
Lake Hume
Total Capacity: 3,005 GLCurrent volume: 2,255 GLFull: 75%Active storage: 2,232 GLDead storage: 23 GL
Lake Dartmouth
Total Capacity: 3,856 GLCurrent volume: 3,369 GLFull: 87%Active storage: 3,298 GLDead storage: 71 GL

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

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* It is only during flood conditions that the Lachlan River is connected to the Murrumbidgee River