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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
50%(11,167 of 22,256 GL)
Northern Basin total
27%(1,248 of 4,706 GL)
44% (278 of 635 GL)
Pindari Lake
Total Capacity: 312 GLCurrent volume: 147 GLFull: 47%Active storage: 147 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Glenlyon Lake
Total Capacity: 254 GLCurrent volume: 111 GLFull: 44%Active storage: 111 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Lake Coolmunda
Total Capacity: 69 GLCurrent volume: 20 GLFull: 29%Active storage: 20 GLDead storage: 0 GL
E.J. Beardmore Dam
Total Capacity: 82 GLCurrent volume: 38 GLFull: 46%Active storage: 35 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Jack Taylor Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 6 GLFull: 59%Active storage: 4 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Cooby Creek Reservoir
Total Capacity: 21 GLCurrent volume: 8 GLFull: 37%Active storage: 6 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Lake Leslie
Total Capacity: 106 GLCurrent volume: 10 GLFull: 9%Active storage: 8 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Chinchilla Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 4 GLFull: 36%Active storage: 3 GLDead storage: 0 GL
22% (300 of 1,361 GL)
Lake Copeton
Total Capacity: 1,361 GLCurrent volume: 300 GLFull: 22%Active storage: 281 GLDead storage: 19 GL
29% (450 of 1,556 GL)
Lake Burrendong
Total Capacity: 1,188 GLCurrent volume: 302 GLFull: 25%Active storage: 269 GLDead storage: 34 GL
Lake Windamere
Total Capacity: 368 GLCurrent volume: 147 GLFull: 40%Active storage: 146 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Keepit
Total Capacity: 425 GLCurrent volume: 48 GLFull: 11%Active storage: 41 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Chaffey Dam
Total Capacity: 103 GLCurrent volume: 51 GLFull: 50%Active storage: 49 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Split Rock Reservoir
Total Capacity: 397 GLCurrent volume: 56 GLFull: 14%Active storage: 53 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Lachlan catchment *
%
51% (645 of 1,256 GL)
Lake Wyanngala
Total Capacity: 1,220 GLCurrent volume: 627 GLFull: 51%Active storage: 626 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Carcoar Lake
Total Capacity: 36 GLCurrent volume: 19 GLFull: 52%Active storage: 18 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Southern Basin total
57%(9,274 of 16,294 GL)
61% (24 of 40 GL)
Lake Nillahcootie
Total Capacity: 40 GLCurrent volume: 24 GLFull: 61%Active storage: 23 GLDead storage: 1 GL
54% (164 of 305 GL)
Lake Eppalock
Total Capacity: 305 GLCurrent volume: 164 GLFull: 54%Active storage: 163 GLDead storage: 1 GL
60% (2,273 of 3,766 GL)
Lake Eildon
Total Capacity: 3,334 GLCurrent volume: 2,051 GLFull: 62%Active storage: 1,967 GLDead storage: 84 GL
Waranga Basin
Total Capacity: 432 GLCurrent volume: 222 GLFull: 51%Active storage: 97 GLDead storage: 125 GL
Cairn Curran Reservoir
Total Capacity: 147 GLCurrent volume: 71 GLFull: 48%Active storage: 71 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Tullaroop Reservoir
Total Capacity: 72 GLCurrent volume: 39 GLFull: 55%Active storage: 32 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Lower Darling catchment
8% (144 of 1,731 GL)
Menindee Lakes
Total Capacity: 1,731 GLCurrent volume: 144 GLFull: 8%Active storage: 108 GLDead storage: 36 GL
97% (1,862 of 1,924 GL)
Lake Albert
Current volume: 277 GLFull: 99%
Lake Alexandrina
Current volume: 1,585 GLFull: 96%
Lower Murray catchment
58% (395 of 677 GL)
Lake Victoria
Total Capacity: 677 GLCurrent volume: 395 GLFull: 58%Active storage: 295 GLDead storage: 100 GL
54% (1,424 of 2,657 GL)
Blowering Reservoir
Total Capacity: 1,631 GLCurrent volume: 991 GLFull: 61%Active storage: 967 GLDead storage: 24 GL
Lake Burrinjuck
Total Capacity: 1,026 GLCurrent volume: 433 GLFull: 42%Active storage: 429 GLDead storage: 3 GL
98% (37 of 38 GL)
Lake William Hovell
Total Capacity: 14 GLCurrent volume: 14 GLFull: 100%Active storage: 13 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Bufalo
Total Capacity: 24 GLCurrent volume: 23 GLFull: 97%Active storage: 18 GLDead storage: 5 GL
69% (4,702 of 6,861 GL)
Lake Hume
Total Capacity: 3,005 GLCurrent volume: 1,505 GLFull: 50%Active storage: 1,482 GLDead storage: 23 GL
Lake Dartmouth
Total Capacity: 3,856 GLCurrent volume: 3,197 GLFull: 83%Active storage: 3,126 GLDead storage: 71 GL

For current water allocation data, please refer to:

New South Wales - Water InformationState Water
Queensland - Department of Natural Resources and Water
South Australia - Department of Water
Victoria - Goulburn-Murray Water

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