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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
30%(6,715 of 22,746 GL)
Northern Basin total
9%(489 of 5,198 GL)
7% (46 of 635 GL)
Pindari Lake
Total Capacity: 312 GLCurrent volume: 17 GLFull: 5%Active storage: 17 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Glenlyon Lake
Total Capacity: 254 GLCurrent volume: 23 GLFull: 9%Active storage: 23 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Lake Coolmunda
Total Capacity: 69 GLCurrent volume: 6 GLFull: 9%Active storage: 6 GLDead storage: 0 GL
E.J. Beardmore Dam
Total Capacity: 82 GLCurrent volume: 4 GLFull: 5%Active storage: 1 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Jack Taylor Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 10 GLFull: 99%Active storage: 8 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Cooby Creek Reservoir
Total Capacity: 21 GLCurrent volume: 6 GLFull: 31%Active storage: 4 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Lake Leslie
Total Capacity: 106 GLCurrent volume: 7 GLFull: 7%Active storage: 5 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Chinchilla Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 5 GLFull: 54%Active storage: 5 GLDead storage: 0 GL
10% (143 of 1,364 GL)
Lake Copeton
Total Capacity: 1,364 GLCurrent volume: 143 GLFull: 10%Active storage: 125 GLDead storage: 19 GL
11% (217 of 2,046 GL)
Lake Burrendong
Total Capacity: 1,678 GLCurrent volume: 96 GLFull: 6%Active storage: 62 GLDead storage: 34 GL
Lake Windamere
Total Capacity: 368 GLCurrent volume: 121 GLFull: 33%Active storage: 120 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Keepit
Total Capacity: 426 GLCurrent volume: 11 GLFull: 3%Active storage: 4 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Chaffey Dam
Total Capacity: 101 GLCurrent volume: 27 GLFull: 26%Active storage: 24 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Split Rock Reservoir
Total Capacity: 397 GLCurrent volume: 12 GLFull: 3%Active storage: 9 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Lachlan catchment *
%
27% (342 of 1,253 GL)
Lake Wyanngala
Total Capacity: 1,217 GLCurrent volume: 334 GLFull: 27%Active storage: 334 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Carcoar Lake
Total Capacity: 36 GLCurrent volume: 8 GLFull: 22%Active storage: 8 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Southern Basin total
36%(5,883 of 16,296 GL)
26% (10 of 40 GL)
Lake Nillahcootie
Total Capacity: 40 GLCurrent volume: 10 GLFull: 26%Active storage: 9 GLDead storage: 1 GL
36% (110 of 305 GL)
Lake Eppalock
Total Capacity: 305 GLCurrent volume: 110 GLFull: 36%Active storage: 109 GLDead storage: 1 GL
37% (1,383 of 3,766 GL)
Lake Eildon
Total Capacity: 3,334 GLCurrent volume: 1,213 GLFull: 36%Active storage: 1,129 GLDead storage: 84 GL
Waranga Basin
Total Capacity: 432 GLCurrent volume: 170 GLFull: 39%Active storage: 45 GLDead storage: 125 GL
Cairn Curran Reservoir
Total Capacity: 147 GLCurrent volume: 47 GLFull: 32%Active storage: 46 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Tullaroop Reservoir
Total Capacity: 72 GLCurrent volume: 29 GLFull: 40%Active storage: 22 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Lower Darling catchment
1% (16 of 1,731 GL)
Menindee Lakes
Total Capacity: 1,731 GLCurrent volume: 16 GLFull: 1%Active storage: 0 GLDead storage: 36 GL
91% (1,752 of 1,924 GL)
Lake Albert
Current volume: 255 GLFull: 91%
Lake Alexandrina
Current volume: 1,497 GLFull: 91%
Lower Murray catchment
39% (267 of 677 GL)
Lake Victoria
Total Capacity: 677 GLCurrent volume: 267 GLFull: 39%Active storage: 167 GLDead storage: 100 GL
36% (960 of 2,659 GL)
Blowering Reservoir
Total Capacity: 1,631 GLCurrent volume: 646 GLFull: 40%Active storage: 622 GLDead storage: 24 GL
Lake Burrinjuck
Total Capacity: 1,028 GLCurrent volume: 313 GLFull: 30%Active storage: 310 GLDead storage: 3 GL
61% (23 of 38 GL)
Lake William Hovell
Total Capacity: 14 GLCurrent volume: 9 GLFull: 65%Active storage: 8 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Bufalo
Total Capacity: 24 GLCurrent volume: 14 GLFull: 58%Active storage: 9 GLDead storage: 5 GL
44% (3,039 of 6,861 GL)
Lake Hume
Total Capacity: 3,005 GLCurrent volume: 561 GLFull: 19%Active storage: 538 GLDead storage: 23 GL
Lake Dartmouth
Total Capacity: 3,856 GLCurrent volume: 2,478 GLFull: 64%Active storage: 2,407 GLDead storage: 71 GL

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.