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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
55%(12,156 of 22,258 GL)
Northern Basin total
48%(2,265 of 4,710 GL)
54% (341 of 635 GL)
Pindari Lake
Total Capacity: 312 GLCurrent volume: 150 GLFull: 48%Active storage: 150 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Glenlyon Lake
Total Capacity: 254 GLCurrent volume: 122 GLFull: 48%Active storage: 121 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Lake Coolmunda
Total Capacity: 69 GLCurrent volume: 69 GLFull: 100%Active storage: 69 GLDead storage: 0 GL
E.J. Beardmore Dam
Total Capacity: 82 GLCurrent volume: 82 GLFull: 101%Active storage: 79 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Jack Taylor Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 10 GLFull: 100%Active storage: 8 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Cooby Creek Reservoir
Total Capacity: 21 GLCurrent volume: 4 GLFull: 19%Active storage: 2 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Lake Leslie
Total Capacity: 106 GLCurrent volume: 30 GLFull: 28%Active storage: 28 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Chinchilla Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 9 GLFull: 88%Active storage: 8 GLDead storage: 0 GL
40% (550 of 1,364 GL)
Lake Copeton
Total Capacity: 1,364 GLCurrent volume: 550 GLFull: 40%Active storage: 532 GLDead storage: 19 GL
51% (801 of 1,558 GL)
Lake Burrendong
Total Capacity: 1,190 GLCurrent volume: 676 GLFull: 57%Active storage: 642 GLDead storage: 34 GL
Lake Windamere
Total Capacity: 368 GLCurrent volume: 125 GLFull: 34%Active storage: 124 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Keepit
Total Capacity: 426 GLCurrent volume: 264 GLFull: 62%Active storage: 258 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Chaffey Dam
Total Capacity: 101 GLCurrent volume: 60 GLFull: 59%Active storage: 57 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Split Rock Reservoir
Total Capacity: 397 GLCurrent volume: 114 GLFull: 29%Active storage: 111 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Lachlan catchment *
%
69% (859 of 1,253 GL)
Lake Wyanngala
Total Capacity: 1,217 GLCurrent volume: 847 GLFull: 70%Active storage: 847 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Carcoar Lake
Total Capacity: 36 GLCurrent volume: 12 GLFull: 32%Active storage: 11 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Southern Basin total
55%(9,033 of 16,296 GL)
79% (31 of 40 GL)
Lake Nillahcootie
Total Capacity: 40 GLCurrent volume: 31 GLFull: 79%Active storage: 30 GLDead storage: 1 GL
37% (113 of 305 GL)
Lake Eppalock
Total Capacity: 305 GLCurrent volume: 113 GLFull: 37%Active storage: 112 GLDead storage: 1 GL
59% (2,230 of 3,766 GL)
Lake Eildon
Total Capacity: 3,334 GLCurrent volume: 2,018 GLFull: 61%Active storage: 1,934 GLDead storage: 84 GL
Waranga Basin
Total Capacity: 432 GLCurrent volume: 211 GLFull: 49%Active storage: 86 GLDead storage: 125 GL
Cairn Curran Reservoir
Total Capacity: 147 GLCurrent volume: 59 GLFull: 40%Active storage: 58 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Tullaroop Reservoir
Total Capacity: 72 GLCurrent volume: 33 GLFull: 46%Active storage: 26 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Lower Darling catchment
17% (300 of 1,731 GL)
Menindee Lakes
Total Capacity: 1,731 GLCurrent volume: 300 GLFull: 17%Active storage: 264 GLDead storage: 36 GL
Lake Albert
Current volume: 251 GLFull: 90%
Lake Alexandrina
Current volume: 1,529 GLFull: 93%
Lower Murray catchment
29% (193 of 677 GL)
Lake Victoria
Total Capacity: 677 GLCurrent volume: 193 GLFull: 29%Active storage: 93 GLDead storage: 100 GL
80% (2,130 of 2,659 GL)
Blowering Reservoir
Total Capacity: 1,631 GLCurrent volume: 1,245 GLFull: 76%Active storage: 1,221 GLDead storage: 24 GL
Lake Burrinjuck
Total Capacity: 1,028 GLCurrent volume: 885 GLFull: 86%Active storage: 881 GLDead storage: 3 GL
71% (26 of 37 GL)
Lake William Hovell
Total Capacity: 14 GLCurrent volume: 12 GLFull: 91%Active storage: 11 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Bufalo
Total Capacity: 24 GLCurrent volume: 14 GLFull: 60%Active storage: 9 GLDead storage: 5 GL
57% (3,917 of 6,861 GL)
Lake Hume
Total Capacity: 3,005 GLCurrent volume: 1,463 GLFull: 49%Active storage: 1,440 GLDead storage: 23 GL
Lake Dartmouth
Total Capacity: 3,856 GLCurrent volume: 2,454 GLFull: 64%Active storage: 2,383 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.