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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
59%(13,133 of 22,258 GL)
Northern Basin total
26%(1,231 of 4,710 GL)
16% (104 of 635 GL)
Pindari Lake
Total Capacity: 312 GLCurrent volume: 48 GLFull: 15%Active storage: 48 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Glenlyon Lake
Total Capacity: 254 GLCurrent volume: 38 GLFull: 15%Active storage: 38 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Lake Coolmunda
Total Capacity: 69 GLCurrent volume: 18 GLFull: 26%Active storage: 18 GLDead storage: 0 GL
E.J. Beardmore Dam
Total Capacity: 82 GLCurrent volume: 31 GLFull: 38%Active storage: 28 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Jack Taylor Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 10 GLFull: 95%Active storage: 8 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Cooby Creek Reservoir
Total Capacity: 21 GLCurrent volume: 4 GLFull: 17%Active storage: 2 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Lake Leslie
Total Capacity: 106 GLCurrent volume: 13 GLFull: 12%Active storage: 10 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Chinchilla Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 3 GLFull: 31%Active storage: 3 GLDead storage: 0 GL
18% (239 of 1,364 GL)
Lake Copeton
Total Capacity: 1,364 GLCurrent volume: 239 GLFull: 18%Active storage: 220 GLDead storage: 19 GL
42% (653 of 1,558 GL)
Lake Burrendong
Total Capacity: 1,190 GLCurrent volume: 543 GLFull: 46%Active storage: 509 GLDead storage: 34 GL
Lake Windamere
Total Capacity: 368 GLCurrent volume: 110 GLFull: 30%Active storage: 109 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Keepit
Total Capacity: 426 GLCurrent volume: 118 GLFull: 28%Active storage: 111 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Chaffey Dam
Total Capacity: 101 GLCurrent volume: 36 GLFull: 36%Active storage: 34 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Split Rock Reservoir
Total Capacity: 397 GLCurrent volume: 21 GLFull: 5%Active storage: 18 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Lachlan catchment *
%
64% (807 of 1,253 GL)
Lake Wyanngala
Total Capacity: 1,217 GLCurrent volume: 795 GLFull: 65%Active storage: 795 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Carcoar Lake
Total Capacity: 36 GLCurrent volume: 12 GLFull: 33%Active storage: 12 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Southern Basin total
68%(11,096 of 16,296 GL)
100% (40 of 40 GL)
Lake Nillahcootie
Total Capacity: 40 GLCurrent volume: 40 GLFull: 100%Active storage: 39 GLDead storage: 1 GL
46% (141 of 305 GL)
Lake Eppalock
Total Capacity: 305 GLCurrent volume: 141 GLFull: 46%Active storage: 140 GLDead storage: 1 GL
71% (2,671 of 3,766 GL)
Lake Eildon
Total Capacity: 3,334 GLCurrent volume: 2,288 GLFull: 69%Active storage: 2,204 GLDead storage: 84 GL
Waranga Basin
Total Capacity: 432 GLCurrent volume: 383 GLFull: 89%Active storage: 258 GLDead storage: 125 GL
Cairn Curran Reservoir
Total Capacity: 147 GLCurrent volume: 72 GLFull: 49%Active storage: 72 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Tullaroop Reservoir
Total Capacity: 72 GLCurrent volume: 44 GLFull: 61%Active storage: 37 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Lower Darling catchment
24% (415 of 1,731 GL)
Menindee Lakes
Total Capacity: 1,731 GLCurrent volume: 415 GLFull: 24%Active storage: 379 GLDead storage: 36 GL
100% (1,918 of 1,924 GL)
Lake Albert
Current volume: 272 GLFull: 97%
Lake Alexandrina
Current volume: 1,646 GLFull: 100%
Lower Murray catchment
91% (616 of 677 GL)
Lake Victoria
Total Capacity: 677 GLCurrent volume: 616 GLFull: 91%Active storage: 516 GLDead storage: 100 GL
90% (2,389 of 2,659 GL)
Blowering Reservoir
Total Capacity: 1,631 GLCurrent volume: 1,485 GLFull: 91%Active storage: 1,461 GLDead storage: 24 GL
Lake Burrinjuck
Total Capacity: 1,028 GLCurrent volume: 905 GLFull: 88%Active storage: 901 GLDead storage: 3 GL
100% (37 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: 23 GLFull: 99%Active storage: 18 GLDead storage: 5 GL
68% (4,671 of 6,861 GL)
Lake Hume
Total Capacity: 3,005 GLCurrent volume: 2,303 GLFull: 77%Active storage: 2,280 GLDead storage: 23 GL
Lake Dartmouth
Total Capacity: 3,856 GLCurrent volume: 2,368 GLFull: 61%Active storage: 2,297 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.